WHY RENTON?


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EVENT PLANNER


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HOTELS & VENUES


The Renton area can accommodate large and small events, plus everything in between!

EVENT SERVICES


Find florists, print services, caterers, photographers, trophies and more!

TRAVEL


Conveniently located minutes from Seattle, Bellevue and SeaTac Airport.
VISIT RENTON WASHINGTON
EXPLORE THINGS TO DO

RENTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

LEADERSHIP TEAM

Diane Dobson

Interim Director
diane@gorenton.com

Benjamin Andrews

Events Director
bandrews@gorenton.com

Joe Perez

IT Administration
jperez@gorenton.com

Marcie Palmer

Administrative Assistant
mpalmer@gorenton.com

Darlene Larsen

Administrative Assistant
dlarsen@gorenton.com

Alex Alcantar

Administrative Assistant
aalcantar@gorenton.com

Johanna Rasmussen

Accounting Specialist
johanna@gorenton.com

2019 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Board meetings are the third Thursday each month, 8 a.m. at First Financial Northwest Bank Community Room or an announced alternate site.

Karen Schartman

Chief Financial Officer and VP Strategy
Kaiser Permanente Washington

Jay Townsend

Vice President-King County Region
First Financial Northwest Bank

Rebecca Cherney

SVP, Greater Seattle Metro Regional Manager
Columbia Bank

Dr. Kevin McCarthy

President
Renton Technical College

Sarah McNeish

Development Director
MultiService Center

Reba Haas

Realtor®, CEO of Team Reba
Team Reba

Rick Marshall

Fire Chief
Renton Regional Fire Authority

James Alberson

Owner and Principal
Top Tier Training & Development, Inc.

Lisa Yaskus

Renton Reporter

David Hoffman

Chair Elected
Puget Sound Energy

Ryan Tomasich

Boeing Government Operations
Boeing

2019 COMMITTEE CHAIRS

We have several committees that you or one of your staff can participate in every month to include Business Development, Legislative, Education, Downtown Partnerships, Emerging Leaders, Ambassadors, or even serve on our Board of Directors. All of our committees have positions that one or more of your lead team members can serve.

RENTON AREA NONPROFITS UNITE (RANU)
Chair: Sarah McNeish
Meeting: 4th Wednesday of each month
Time: 9AM - 10:30AM
Location: Rotates

LEGISLATIVE / TRANSPORTATION
Chair: Bernie Dochnahl
Chair: Dick Gidner
Meeting: 3rd Tuesday of each month
Time: 8:30AM - 9:30AM
Location: Renton Chamber of Commerce

AMBASSADOR/MEMBER SERVICES COMMITTEE
Chair: Diane Dobson 
Meeting: 2nd Tuesday of each month
Time: Noon - 1:30PM
Location: Renton Chamber of Commerce

EDUCATION COMMITTEE
Chair: Dan Hammes
Meeting: 2nd Monday of each month
Time: 8AM - 9AM
Location: Renton Chamber of Commerce

QUARTERLY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
NETWORK BREAKFAST

Chair: Rick McMaster
Meeting: 2nd Tuesday of Jan, April, July, Oct
Time: 8:30AM - 10AM
Location: Merrill Gardens Renton Centre

SEATTLE SOUTHSOUND CHAMBER OF
COMMERCE LEGISTLATIVE COMMITTEE

Chair: Terry Davis
Meeting: Every Friday Updates during Session
and quarterly meetings: Feb, Apr, Sep, Dec

EAST KING COUNTY CHAMBER OF
COMMERCE LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE

Rocale Timmons – SECO
Al Ralston - Lobbyist
David Hoffman – PSE
Diane Dobson - Interim Director Chamber
Eric Gaston - The Evergreen Market

MONTHLY BUSINESS BULLPEN
NETWORKING MEETING

Meeting: 4th Thursday of each month
Time: 11AM - 12:30PM
Location: Renton Chamber of Commerce