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Lewis Clark Valley Chamber of Commerce

aka 1) North Idaho Legislative Tour 2) Eastern Washington Legislative Tour   |   Clarkston, WA   |  http://www.lcvalleychamber.org

Mission

The mission of the Lewis Clark Valley Chamber of Commerce is to Serve, Lead, and be the Voice of our Members.

Ruling year info

1974

Principal Officer

Kristin Kemak

Main address

PO Box 1996

Clarkston, WA 99403 USA

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EIN

91-0657748

NTEE code info

Promotion of Business (Chambers of Commerce) (S41)

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Our strategy is mission driven and member focused. Our mission is to serve lead and be the voice of our members. We believe our work for Financial Strength, Leadership, Advocacy, Membership, and Enterprise will serve our members and community. We need to grow our community's leaders through programs that will develop well rounded and educated citizens. We need advocate at the local, state and federal levels for the businesses of Nez Perce & Asotin Counties, most employers do not have time to keep track of legislative issues impacting their business. We need to engage in purposeful initiatives that will foster a vibrant business environment, engage our youth, and enhance to our local talent pipeline.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Leadership LC Valley

Leadership LC Valley is the ideal program for preparing the leaders of tomorrow. The Program connects individuals to the community through a nine month series of educational days featuring topics like tourism, government & infrastructure, economic development, media, education, healthcare, manufacturing & industry, and non-profits in the LC Valley.

Population(s) Served
Young adults
Older adults

Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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Goals & Strategy

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Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Leadership
Leadership is about growing leaders in our Leadership Program, connecting individuals to the community as well as cultivating personal leadership and professional skills for long-term growth. Leadership is also continuous growth and improvement for the Board of Directors and staff, engaging with each other and our members so we can understand their needs and share the strength and value of your Lewis Clark Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Advocacy
The Board of Directors represents a quality cross section of our business community in the LC Valley. As we are advocating for our members at the local, state, and federal level we need to have varying opinions so we can have healthy discussions about challenging topics. We take our responsibility as the voice of our members seriously and recognize our decisions impact you as our members.

Membership
Our members are the reason for our existence and are at the forefront of every decision and action. We provide educational programing, opportunities to self-promote, network and engage with leaders and businesses throughout the LC Valley. With membership comes friendships, we are a socially engaging and provide opportunities for connection at a personal and professional level.

Enterprise
An enterprising spirit is important to the sustainability and financial health of our organization. We are visionaries, creating meaningful events, programs, and initiatives that enhance our value and influence in the community. Our efforts will maintain a strong and thriving Chamber of Commerce.

Leadership
Develop and sustain the Leadership and Resources to be an influence in our industry and community.
*Resource Stewardship
Protect all assets of the LCVC including financial, intellectual, and professional staff.
*Leadership Sustainability
Develop engaged, exceptionally competent leadership to advance and serve the LCVC.
*Professional Staffing
Maintain and support staffing levels to provide quality services and successfully advance vision 2025.
*Elevate Professionalism
Encourage members to grow as leaders and community members through participation in Leadership LC Valley.
Advocacy
Be the voice and advocate for our members and strengthen relations with elected officials to protect businesses in Washington and Idaho.
*Advocate and Educate
Monitoring and influencing local and state government regulations.
*Grassroots
Train and involve members in local and state issues (Capitol Hill visits).
Collaboration
*Coalesce with public and private organizations having mutual interests.
Membership
Enhance the Member experience through opportunities, benefits, and services that support member growth, professionalism, and success.
* Value
Deliver value to members through a combination of educational, networking, and promotional opportunities, ensuring members are aware of the LCVC return on investment.
*Growth
Maintain the pace of new membership growth and strengthen retention to expand the Chamber influence and achieve our mission, vision and goals.
*Responsive
Position the LCVC team and resources to stand ready for responding to circumstances that may impact our members and community.
Enterprise
Engage in purposeful activities and initiatives that support our mission, vision, and goal.
Meaningful Events
*Increase awareness and engagement of our events for our members. Providing outstanding opportunities for networking and education.
Support Education
*Support Yes for CHS! to get a new High School in Clarkston
*Create opportunities to engage the youth with our local employers for internship, seasonal, and career pathways.








Our organization has a team that has been with the organization ranging from as sort as 6 years to as long at 15. All are US Chamber IOM Graduates. We have a dedicated and trustworthy board of directors who participate actively with projects.

We have multiple board members and staff members who are coaches and captains for the Yes for CHS campaign, letters to the editor, billboards, and online advertisements are various methods we have used to help get a new high school.

We know a new high school will help fulfill students needs for Job-like Career and Technical Education Classroom, We will have a safe and secure campus, and we will have quality facilities for a quality education.

We are partnering with Clarkston High School (possibly Asotin and Lewiston as well) for a spring Workforce Reload Job Fair. We will bring employers to the school for on campus interviews resulting in experience with job interviews, first time job achievement, and employment for graduating seniors go right into the workforce.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Lewis Clark Valley Chamber of Commerce

Board of directors
as of 02/27/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Christy Armstrong

Weibler Financial

Don Montgomery

Waddell & Reed

Misty DeBarbrie

Regence Blue Shield of Idaho

Tobe Finch

Happy Day Corporation

Scott Charney

Clearwater Paper Corporation

Nigele Williamson

Clearwater River Casino

Nick Woods

Independent Member

Meghan Jeffreys

Legacy Lending Group

Michelle Ralston

Advantage Advertising

Denise White

LCCU

Colby Witters

Avista Utilities

Randi Kilcup

Inland Cellular

D'Lynn Ottmar

Tri-State Memorial Hospital

Jeni Akerblade

Vybrance MedAesthetics

Bryan Ricker

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories

Chantelle Southers

Nez Perce Tribe

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 2/27/2023

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

Transgender Identity

No data

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data