“Supporting a Strong Business Community”
The Meeker Chamber of Commerce actively participates in partnerships with the local business community, area organizations and government agencies to strengthen our local economy while promoting local business growth. Our Chamber is moving forward on a path to increase membership while at the same time working to enhance the benefits we offer our members. Our new website features an enhanced membership directory and a streamlined design to promote tourism and local business. Work with us to help Meeker thrive and grow. Together, we can move into the 21st century while embracing our heritage and the unique culture of the White River Valley.
Our Board of Directors and Staff
The Meeker Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors consists of nine members who speak as one voice to achieve the Chamber’s mission. These are volunteers from the community who are leaders and advocates for strong business and tourism growth in Meeker. If you are interested in joining the Chamber board please contact us.
Diana Jones – President
Diana owns Meeker Drugs, Inc. Spending her childhood summers in Meeker, Diana wanted to move her family to Meeker, and in 2009 she and her husband Mike opened Meeker Drugs. Diana is active in community organizations such as the Meeker Lions Club, and stays busy with her two daughters. Diana was elected to the Board of Directors in 2011.
Dan Schwartz – Vice President
Dan and his wife Kerri have owned Ripple Creek Lodge since 2010. Dan has been involved with a number of projects promoting Meeker and the White River Valley tourism industry , including the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree and the Wilderness 50th Anniversary celebration. Dan has a passion to promote the recreational opportunities and wild beauty that have attracted visitors to the area for generations.
Dawn owns the Meeker Spirit Store. She came to Meeker seven years ago because she loves this area. She started the store to give people a local spot to get “Meekerfied” . You can also find Dawn in the Flat Tops Wilderness during the summer months leading herb walks and teaching classes.
Scott and his family own Restored Grace. This antique store opened in 2013 and features local artisans, antiques, home furnishings and decorations.
Kim has been on the Meeker Chamber Board of Directors since 2006. Kim’s strong background in finance and customer relations makes her an excellent member of the board. Kim is a Colorado native, and has lived in Meeker since 2005. Kim does small bookkeeping jobs for local businesses, and enjoys the small town and rural lifestyle of Meeker. She also assists her family on their cattle ranch near Rifle, Colorado.
Arturo is very proud to a Board member and to be part of the community. He has been in the restaurant business for 10 years, and currently owns The Mexican House and manages the Meeker Cafe. Since coming to Meeker five years ago, Arturo knew it would be the place to live for the beauty, safety and friendly people. Arturo and his wife, Tania Valeriano, have two sons, Said and Gael.
Ann Marie Scritchfield
Ann Marie operates Sable Mountain Outfitters, a local hunting guide and full service outfitting company. Since 1999 Ann Marie’s passion has been expanding her business and providing for her two children, Mason and Eva, and ensuring they understand the benefits of an agricultural based life. Ann Marie was elected to the Board of Directors in 2010.
Danielle is owner of Chippers Downtown. She has been involved with education for almost 20 years and is currently a 7th grade teacher at Barone Middle School.
As owner of Prescriptions Salon & Spa, Jan has been a successful business person in Meeker over 10 years. She is devoted to this community and her primary goal is for our business community to thrive.
Stephanie has been the Executive Director since 2013. She brings her strong creativity, marketing, graphic design, communications, public outreach and relationship building skills to the organization. She manages the Main Street Program for Meeker and serves our community as a Board member of the Meeker Arts and Cultural Council, HopeWest Meeker and the Rio Blanco Fire Protection District. In her free time she like to hike, yoga, snowshoe, create jewelry and raise ducks.
Trudy is the Tourism Coordinator, engaging our businesses, creating business spotlight movies, and promoting all that Meeker has to offer. She makes sure Meeker appears on every map, volunteers at many events and keeps TGIF! Meeker a happening event on Fridays. Trudy is an avid bongo player and kayaker (yes, at the same time).
JoAnn, Administrative Assistant & Membership Coordinator, is the friendly face that greets new residents and travelers to our visitor center, welcoming them to the community and the Chamber. JoAnn organizes the Chamber’s Plein Air Meeker event, membership and helps businesses utilize all of the benefits the Chamber has to offer. Originally from central Pennsylvania, JoAnn and her husband Bob moved to Meeker in 2014. They enjoy outdoor activities and exploring the West.
Meeker Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 869
710 Market Street
Meeker, CO 81641