YOUR CHAMBER INFO

About Your Chamber

BUENA VISTA CHAMBER
OF COMMERCE

T
he Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the business community,  An accomplished Board of Directors guides the organization, with efforts carried out by a dedicated staff. BVCC is beginning to have member-driven committees that help to guide the Chamber’s goals and efforts.

Our Mission:   To support economic vitality through advocacy and partnerships.
Our Vision:      To cultivate a prosperous and resilient local business community.

BVCC supports the Buena Vista business community through these primary efforts:

Destination Marketing – The Buena Vista Chamber works with Chaffee County Visitors Bureau, which manages destination marketing funds generated by a local lodging tax. Through their award-winning Colorful Colorado campaign, the destination marketing program promotes Buena Vista/Salida as a premier, year-round destination for visitors.

Membership – BVCC provides member businesses with marketing and advertising opportunities, networking events, education and referrals. We are a voice for the business community on local topics that are important to business interests.

Special Events – BVCC creates special events that promote communication with leaders, businesses and local community.

Advocacy- BVCC is part of the Mountain Chamber Alliance and advocates for our businesses at a local and state level.

STAFF

Heather Rupska

Executive Director

John Cobb

Membership Director

Maggie Huyck

Office Administrator

BVCC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce’s affairs are managed by its Board of Directors. The Board is comprised of nine elected seats from varied membership categories.
The Board of Directors meets monthly, on the third Wednesday of the month. Agendas and minutes are available here.

Jamie Warner

President

Collegiate Peaks Bank

Valerie Martinez

Treasurer

Home Smart

Aleza Bautista

Director

Independent Insurance Agent

Brian Ellis

Director

Wilderness Aware Rafting

Nelson Fleming

Director

Fleming and Assoc. Tax and Accounting

Tim Stange

Diirector

To email the BOD directly please send to Welcome@BuenaVistaColorado.org

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