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Board of Directors

The Deer Park Chamber Board is passionate, involved and dedicated to the success of the business community.  We represent both large and small businesses and desire to promote the Deer Park area as a desirable place to live,  work, and play.

Nathan Hoeksema

PRESIDENT

Nathan “Nate” Hoeksema is the Funeral Director at Lauer Funeral Home in Deer Park. He and his family (wife, Chrissy and daughter) have carefully and wonderfully began remodeling the historic Lauer Funeral Home preserving many beautiful components of the building.

Derron

Deron Schroeder

VICE PRESIDENT

Co-owner with his bride Jessica, of Bicycles By Deron (BBD Bicycles). Deer Parks first
and only full-service Bicycle Shop. His love for his family, the Deer Park Community
and all things bicycles are palpable! A lifelong Deer Park resident, Deron looks
forward to helping improve an already stellar community through that love of bicycles
and encourage new business and growth for years to come. YAY BIKES!

Dan

Dr. Dan Roberts

TREASURER
FINANCIAL COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN

Dan, Deer Park resident since 1983, is the Director of Deer Park Physical Therapy and Fitness Center and The Gym. Dan and his wife Bev, along with their son Andrew, combined innovation, physical activity, and blood flow techniques to bring state of the art healing methods to the Deer Park area. Dan hopes to see Deer Park be to not only be a bedroom community to Spokane, but to foster a friendly business environment so Deer Park can provide for a business community to thrive and a place for employment for our younger and professional demographics.

Shannon

Shannon Siemen

SECRETARY
FUNDRAISING & EVENTS CHAIRMAN

Shannon, owner of Montt Lam Events with her husband, Sean, is very community minded
and loves to bring people together. She is a creative thinker and a problem solver. Shannon
hopes to see more diverse opportunities for businesses and better platforms to get
everyone involved in this growing community.

Josh Walters

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CHAIRMAN

Josh is co-owner, with his brother-in-law of JW Design Build and W.F. General Contractors. He lives in Deer Park with his wife and children. Josh brings a unique skillset to the Chamber as an Army Medical Vet, dental industry, and project management experience. He lives by the age-old tenet: anything worth doing, is worth doing well. His hope is to foster a sense of camaraderie and mentorship for new businesses that come to Deer Park.

Kelsie

Kelsie Carlson

BOARD MEMBER

Kelsie, owner of Pickett Fence, is a Deer Park graduate turned Deer Park business owner. She
is strong in her belief of the Deer Park business community. Kelsie would like to see Deer
Park become more know and to be a destination spot that others talk about and make plans
to visit!

Doug

Doug Knight

BOARD MEMBER

Doug, president of Knight Construction and its subsidiary companies, is committed to the
community. The Knight family decision to locate their businesses in Deer Park laid the
groundwork for the Light Industrial Park. Doug appreciates the possibilities for Deer Park
and his “can-do” attitude can move mountains!

Tiffany

Tiffanie Masters

BOARD MEMBER

Tiffanie Masters and her husband, Jeff, own Masters Brewhouse. They enjoy giving back to the community and helping to further show the great things Deer Park can do!

Frank

Frank Binder

BOARD MEMBER

Frank is the Operations Manager for Deer Park Avista Utilities. A long time resident of Deer Park, he ensures distribution of electric and natural gas systems. Avista, under his leadership, is a firm asset in our community celebrations helping with event decorations and banners.

What the Chamber Board does behind the scenes…

PROMOTION

Actively promote economic development, provide a voice for the Deer Park business community, and be involved in the future planning of the City of Deer Park. We provide responsive action to promote business growth, public policy, workforce development and community engagement. The Chamber seeks to be involved in the future planning of the greater Deer Park community. We Promote the Deer Park area as a desirable place to live and work, and provide resources and assistance for businesses and individuals wishing to relocate to the Deer Park area.

CONNECTION

Our knowledgeable and helpful board seeks to provide social and business networking opportunities, such as the Chamber monthly meetings, breakfast club and additional training opportunities made possible by community leaders and resources. The Deer Park Chamber is comprised of over 160 business members employing thousands of employees. In our rural and small business community, more than 90% of our members have fewer than 25 employees.

ADVOCATE

The Chamber Board seeks to serve as the voice of the business community, forming alliances amongst diverse businesses, encouraging economic development, business networking opportunities for our members, education for our members and for the community at large. We advocate to the local, state and federal levels on behalf of our local economy. Through strategic partnerships we keep Deer Park in the forefront of our elected officials and policy makers.

RESOURCES

The Board works to create alliances among diverse businesses, community organizations, and faith-based organizations, so as to promote unity within our community, and to ensure that all community members can locate the goods and services to best meet their needs. The community of Deer Park has a great deal to offer businesses and families!

 

Our monthly meetings are open to the public as we stand to be a resource for economic growth and local sustainability.

Thanks to our following sponsors!