multipleindustry2Our Mission

The mission of the Chamber is to facilitate a strong business climate in Athens County and to assist our member companies in meeting their full potential. Promoting Jobs and Progress while encouraging consumers to “Keep It Local” drives our success.

Athens Area Chamber of Commerce

2017 Board of Directors and Staff Members

Back Row: Debbie Arnold, Board Chair, Shaun Gentner / The Laurels of Athens, Cory Corrigan, Treasurer, Ohio University Credit Union Financial Services, Kenneth Oehlers, Vice Chair, Habitat for Humanity of Southeast Ohio, Chane Porter, Mark Porter AutoPlex, and Candace Miller, Secretary, OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital.

Front Row: Geoff Morgan, Quidel Corporation, Scott Kovalick / Ohio University Inn and Conference Center, David Mott / Mollica, Gall, Sloan & Sillery, Natalie Tevis / Airclaws, Inc., and Jennifer Kirksey-Fialko / Ohio University. Portrait by Fred C. Tom of Lamborn’s Studio.

2018 Board of Directors Application

2018 Board of Directors Leadership Pledge

Chamber Staff

Michelle Oestrike



Dawn Worley-Sims

Project Manager