About Us

 Mission: The Chamber exists to advance the civic and commercial interests of its members and the Wood River Valley area in general.

Location: The Chamber’s Office and Welcome Center is located at 781 S. Main St. at the Werthheimer Welcome Center in Hailey and is open Monday-Friday, 9am – 5pm and Saturday from 11am-6pm.

Contact Info: Reach us at (208) 788-3484 or (208) 788-2700, fax is (208) 578-1595 or email us at info@valleychamber.org

Chamber Staff:

Julie Gates, Visitor/Member Services
Contact for: Visitor Services, Website, Social Media, Enews


Chamber Board Leadership:  The Chamber is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors made up of local community and business leaders.  The Board meets the last Wednesday of the month to conduct the business of The Chamber.  The Chamber Board members volunteer on various committees and community groups that encourage economic development in the Cities of Hailey, Ketchum, Bellevue and Sun Valley, help plan for community events and promote healthy business environment in our area.

2018-2019 Board of Directors:

todd1President:  Todd Hunter, Owner, Idaho Lumber, todd@idlumber.com

As owner and operator of Idaho Lumber in Hailey, Todd completed the year 2017 on The Chamber’s board of directors as vice president and currently leads the organization in 2018 as its  president.  Born and raised in southern Idaho, Todd spent most of his career outside the state. “My wife and I were very much looking forward to moving back to Idaho for several years and chose the Wood River Valley for the beauty of the area and its people,” Todd enthused. 

Past President: Debra Hall, Owner/Hallmark Idaho Properties, debra@HallmarkIdahoProperties.com


vaeleneSecretary: Vaelene Bryant, Zions Bank, vaelene.bryant@zionsbnk.com

Vaelene is the Financial Center Manager for Zions Bank in Hailey.  Vaelene has lived in the Wood River Valley for 12 years and is active in the community.  Enjoys all the outdoor events and hanging out with family and friends.



pat buchananPatrick Buchanan: State Farm Insurance, patrick.m.buchanan@gmail.com





dobyStacey Doby: Director of Physicians Services & Clinics/St Lukes Hospital WRV, dobyst@slhs.org

Stacey Doby has lived in the Wood River Valley since 2011.  She works at St. Luke’s Wood River Medical Centers as the Senior Director of Physician Services.  She started her career in healthcare in 1990 working in Human Resources.  Stacey is married to Lance Doby and lives in Bellevue.  They have four children (all grown) between them and nine grandchildren.  Stacey’s daughter Lauren lives locally and also works at the hospital.  When not at work – you will find Stacey and Lance camping in the beautiful Idaho country.


chrisChris Roebuck: Owner/Christopher & Co, daddyroebuck@gmail.com





mike mckennaMike McKenna: Wood River Land Trust, mmckenna@woodriverlandtrust.org

Originally from New England, Mike McKenna is the community outreach coordinator for the Wood River Land Trust and an award-winning journalist and fishing guidebook author. Mike is a member of the board of directors for both The Chamber and the Northwest Outdoor Writers Association. When he’s not working, Mike can usually be found Nordic skiing, snowboarding, fishing, hiking and biking around the Wood River Valley, often with his wife, Brooke, and their two young sons and fifth generation Idahoans, Jack and Sam.


Esmeralda Palomera: Washington Federal Bank, esmeralda.palomera@wafd.com

Stefany Mahoney:  Owner, Mahoney’s

Carl Johnston: Hallmark Properties

Jane Drussel: Owner, Janes Artifacts

Adam Marcroft: Real Estate Agent, Keller Williams






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