Marie, Kimberly, Carol and Britnee
Marie has lived in the small community of Palouse for 30 years. She comes to the Chamber with many different job experiences, and describes herself as a “Jane of all trades”. Marie has four children, Jennifer, Kristin, Matthew, and Mitchell, and three grandchildren. Marie is involved in Kiwanis, Boy Scouts, Palouse Audubon Society, Palouse Knowledge Corridor, Pullman Lions Club, and is the current chair of the Washington Chamber of Commerce Executives (WCCE). Staff Responsibilities: She is responsible to the Board of Directors for a full range of activities — coordination of the program of work; organizational structure and procedures; motivation of volunteering; income and expenditures; maintenance of membership; employment, training and supervision of staff; interpretation of policy; maintenance of quarters; and long and short range planning. Marie enjoys the work of the chamber and believes that the Palouse is the best place to live, work and do business. “I can’t think of anywhere else I’d rather be,” says Marie.
Carol is responsible for overall Tourism/Visitor and Convention marketing programs as well as advertising for the city of Pullman and the Palouse Scenic Byway. She coordinates efforts with Washington State University, the University of Idaho, Pullman and Moscow Hotels and Motels, and the Moscow Chamber of Commerce to meet the needs of visitors to the Palouse, including fulfilling requests for visitor and relocation information. She serves on both the County and City Lodging Tax Committees and the Palouse Marketing Committee. Other tourism projects she oversees include the Pullman Activities Guide, City Map, and several brochures designed to enhance a visitor’s stay in Pullman. Her favorite part of the job is designing a cohesive advertising campaign that really represents the Palouse.
Kimberly is responsible for the Chamber business activity, accounts payable, receivable, and payroll. She is also responsible for the Membership Directory, and corresponding with members through weekly newsletters and the Pullman Community Update. She coordinates the General Membership Luncheon each month and participates in the many chamber events and fundraisers.
Britnee is a native of Lewiston, Idaho and is happy to be back and working in the Palouse. She comes to the Chamber with several years of experience in event coordination, and is excited to be working with a passionate and energetic community. A graduate of the University of Idaho, Britnee graduated with a B.S. in Public Relations and a B.S. in Resource Recreation and Tourism. Britnee is the director of the National Lentil Festival, and also helps to organize great events like Pullman’s Fourth of July Celebration, Chocolate Decadence and Holiday Fest. She also assists with Cabaret and the Holiday Party. “I love helping create experiences, and I couldn’t be happier helping to do that here!”
415 N. Grand Ave.
Pullman, WA 99163