Chamber Press Releases

Nov 29, 2016 — by: Chrystal Vaughan

The Klamath County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to name Wes French as the Board of Director’s president-elect. French will assume the title of Board President effective in January, 2017.

Wes French has served on the Chamber’s Board of Directors for 3 years, and has also served as the Military Affairs Committee Chair. "I'm really excited about the upcoming year and the direction the Chamber is going! My top priorities are to strengthen Klamath business by working with our members on strategies that work the best for them, engage with our state and national elected officials on issues that affect the basin and continue to move the Chamber forward as an organization of excellence," French said.

“Wes has served on our board for a number of years and is dedicated to our organization and community,” said Heather Tramp, Executive Director of the Klamath County Chamber of Commerce, “I’m looking forward to working with him in this new role.”

French will replace current president Todd Andres who has served the Chamber as president since 2016.  “Todd has been a strong leader for our board and I believe Wes will continue to build on the accomplishments of the last year while continuing to work to make Klamath a great place to live, play and do business,” said Rachael Spoon, Chamber Vice President.

The Klamath County Chamber of Commerce is the oldest active business advocacy organization (incorporated in 1905) in Klamath County. Chamber members provide support for a wide variety of community activities, events and charities. For information on joining the Chamber as a business, organization or individual please call 541-884-5193 or on the web at