Chamber Team

We have a talented team of individuals who are committed to helping deliver programs and events that give you the potential to enjoy highly positive, engaging, and fruitful business networking experiences and enriched entrepreneurial exchanges.

 

Our Team

Promoting Business Growth & Success

LEADERSHIP

Kathy Lehner
PRESIDENT & CEO 

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“I am proud and pleased to work with this level of chamber team talent to bring you the very best access to events, sponsorship opportunities, networking opportunities, and enriched entrepreneurial exchanges in and around our greater Venice Area. Come see us or reach out to one of my team members to assist you!”

– Kathy Lehner, President & CEO 
Venice Area Chamber of Commerce

Chamber Team Staff Talent

We are pleased to introduce our team of individuals who work behind the scenes and bring their gifts and enthusiasm to our chamber to create a positive and fruitful  experience for you through your membership or sponsorships. 

Andrea Arnold
MEMBERSHIP & SALES DIRECTOR

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Tara Baskinger
MARKETING & PR DIRECTOR

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Barbara Hines
LEADERSHIP VENICE DIRECTOR

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Debra Mattar
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

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Charleen Myers
MEMBER ENGAGEMENT DIRECTOR

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Katie Oppegard
FINANCE DIRECTOR

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The team is supported by our fantastic and dedicated front desk volunteers!

2019 Volunteers at Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon at Sharky’s