Mission Statement

The mission of the Greater Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce is to advocate and educate on behalf of members to promote a healthy business climate that recognizes both Ketchikan’s quality of life and its economic potentials.

Vision Statement

Our vision for Ketchikan is a community with a strong and diversified economy, a year-round, stable employment base, and a quality of life which is both attractive to prospective residents and conducive to business expansion and sustainable new development.

2017 Board of Directors


Marc Guevarra ~ President
Northrim Bank

Chelsea Goucher ~ Vice President
Alaska Marine Lines

Rachel Guyselman ~ Second Vice President
Tongass Federal Credit Union

Katherine Tatsuda ~ Secretary
Tatsuda’s IGA

Sophia Smith ~ Treasurer
Key Bank

Doug Ward ~ Officer-at-Large
Vigor Alaska

Jason Custer ~ Past President
Alaska Power and Telephone

Mary Wanzer ~ Member-at-Large
Coastal Real Estate Group



Ann McKim Island Tile & Marble

Bett Union-Jakubek PeaceHealth KMC Foundation

Renee Schofield TSS, Inc.

Jacquie Meck TLP Communications, Inc.

Eric Nichols Alcan Forest Products



Chamber Staff

Leslie Becker Executive Director




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