Chamber Press Releases

Nov 29, 2016 — by: Chrystal Vaughan

The Klamath County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of current Interim Executive Director, Heather Tramp, as Executive Director effective immediately. The Board’s action comes with the fullest confidence that Tramp will continue to be an excellent steward of the Chamber’s mission and a leader and advocate for our community. The Board recognizes that Tramp is a leader who, with several years’ experience at the Chamber, is the right person to pursue its members’ interests and support community initiatives.

Tramp has served the Chamber for the past eight years as the Marketing and Program Coordinator. In that position she has developed and/or coordinated programs such as Rural Business and Innovation Summit, Traffic Driver strategic marketing plans, managed the development and promotion all Chamber events, represented the Chamber at various meetings with local government staff and agencies, and helped on several key initiatives important to the members of the Chamber and residents of Klamath County.

Before joining the Chamber, Tramp had extensive experience in Customer Service, including training of employees and management of time sensitive projects; this experience has helped her to hone the programs and projects developed by the Chamber throughout the past several years. Additionally, Tramp earned a Business and Marketing Degree from Klamath Community College during her time at the Chamber.

Tramp says of her new position, “The Chamber has and will continue to play a unique and vital role in the promotion of a positive image for our community and advocacy for our membership. I am honored to have the opportunity to lead the Chamber in engaging the community, our membership, local government leadership and critical community partners to fully realize our shared vision for a prosperous Klamath County.”

Board President, Todd Andres adds, "The board is excited to have Heather as the head of the Chamber team. She has been performing well as the Interim Director these past few months, and we are confident in her abilities to lead the Chamber and its membership.”

The Klamath County Chamber of Commerce is the oldest active business advocacy organization (incorporated in 1905) in Klamath County. The Chamber represents nearly 500 businesses located in or near Klamath County and is committed to advancing Klamath County’s economic vitality through the education, promotion, and networking of its members. To learn more about the Chamber, visit www.klamath.org or call (541) 884-5193.