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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 potential.

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.

2018 Board of Directors


Chelsea Goucher | President
Alaska Marine Lines

Jason Custer | First Vice President
Alaska Power and Telephone

Jacquie Meck | Second Vice President
TLP Communications

Ben Edwards | Secretary
Edward Jones

Sophia Smith | Treasurer
Key Bank

Mary Wanzer | Past President
Coastal Real Estate Group



Michelle O’Brien | Ketchikan Radio Center KTKN / KTGW / KFMJ

Renee Schofield | TSS, Inc.

Denise Oposcolo | GCI

Sierra Callis | Vigor

Andrew Spokely | Ward Cove Group

Mark Woodward | The Stoney Moose

Jason Button | Tongass Federal Credit Union


Chamber Staff

Carrie Starkey | Executive Director