Mission, Vision & Goals
Serve as our area’s premier advocate for business by facilitating collaboration that engages leaders from business, government, education, labor and the greater community. Actively create innovative opportunities to advance our members.
Serve our members by providing business advocacy, collaborative leadership and member-driven initiatives.
Director — Martha Bremer
Vice Chair — Ken Johnson, North Shore Bank of Commerce
Goal: Inform, network and connect young people so they can engage and influence their community. A community influenced by young people will attract and retain young people.
Events & Retention
Director – Kathleen Privette
Vice Chair – Julianne Motis, Foth Infrastructure & Environment, LLC
Goal: Educate members regarding the benefits of their chamber investment and strive for continued membership retention. Serve as a business referral source, advocate, and information center while identifying the needs of our members and using feedback to enrich our programs. Promote economic development.
Policy & Education
Vice Chair – Amy Rutledge, Minnesota Power – An ALLETE Company
Goal: Interface with local and regional governments to promote member views, opinions, and public policies.
Vice Chair – Deb Otto, Alerus
Goal: Instruct and engage new members and prospective members with benefits of Chamber membership for business growth.
Director of Fuse & Leadership Duluth
Director of Events & Retention
Director of Communications
President & CEO