People of the Chamber 2017-02-15T19:19:28+00:00

Canby Area Chamber Board of Directors

Michelle Boren – President, Board of Directors

Michelle Boren of American Family Insurance is a leader in business and community for Canby. She has been a Chamber member since 2010 and truly believes success for Chamber members starts with themselves making a more grand effort to connect with the community. Michelle is the President of the Michelle Boren Agency and has over 12 years of experience in the insurance industry. She has an extensive background in Life, Commercial and Farm insurances. Michelle’s family has been strongly connected to the Canby and Molalla area since 1984. She lives in Oregon City with her husband James and children Corbin and Kinsey.

chief davisJames Davis – 1st VP, Board of Directors

Chief Jim X. Davis is the Fire Chief for the Canby Fire District.  He has over 43 years of Fire/EMS experience, having held the position of Fire Chief for 17 years at Woodinville Fire and 4 years at the City of Oregon City Fire Department as well.  He retired from TVFR as a Division Chief and also served 15 years a line Battalion Chief there.  Read more…

Keri Olin – 2nd VP, Board of Directors

Keri Olin was born and raised in Bend Oregon.  She moved to Canby 6 years ago, where she and her husband David purchased their home. They have 3 Children, 3 dogs and some chickens.  Keri is the owner of Promotional Strategies here in Canby and has been a chamber member since 2013.  Her Chamber service started as an Ambassador and then was elected to the Chamber Board in 2016. She is active in her church and a member of the Canby Rotary Club. Read More…  

Mariluz Stearns – Treasurer, Board of Directors

Mariluz Stearns is a Mixtec Indian from Oaxaca Mexico who came into the states at age 13 and has since become a US Citizen. Ever since she can remember her father was serving as Major and other positions of leadership in their home town. From her father she learned that every position of service was as important as the next.  She believes in being an active member of our community by participating in and with organizations that strive to make our community a more united and successful community. Read more…

David Dewar, 2016 President

Wendy Patton – Board of Directors

Wendy Patton is the Executive Director at North Willamette Valley Habitat for Humanity. With nearly two decades in the non-profit world, she brings a wealth of operational and strategic experience to Humanity. She understands the commitment necessary to meet the unique challenges and objectives faced by organizations who serve their community, and the value of including that community in the solution. The North Willamette Valley Habitat for Humanity has built six homes in Canby. Read more…

Brandon Chase – Board of Directors

Brandon Chase is a Financial Advisor for Edward Jones and has his office in Canby on the corner of 3rd and N. Grant.  He was born and raised just outside of Canby near Aurora.  He graduated from North Marion High School and then Oregon State University with a degree in Agricultural Business Management.  Brandon lives just outside of Canby with his Wife Danelle, and 2 sons – Ryan & Aidan.  They have a mini-farm and raise chickens and pigs.  Read more…

Dan Kinney – Board of Directors

Levi Manselle – Board of Directors

JHsquare pictureJim Hunsaker – Board of Directors

Jim Hunsaker is the proud owner of Reif & Hunsaker, P.C., a local law firm with roots in Canby for more than 50 years. Jim is honored to continue the long history of the firm’s founders in service and leadership in the community. A vital, active, and growing business community is the lifeblood of a small city – providing a place to live, work and play. We have a Chamber Board with wonderfully diverse experiences, passions, and goals but we are all united around promoting and growing business in the Canby area.  Read more…

Sandra Towes – Canby Area Chamber Ambassadors, Chair

Sandra Towes is in her first year supporting the Canby Area Chamber Ambassadors as chair. Sandra works in Marketing and helps run the front end at Canby Smiles with Dr. Joshua Wieland.  Sandra is a “can do” person who is constantly bringing her own Canby smile to the business community. She supports a team of Ambassadors in the monthly luncheon, Good Morning Canby and The After Hour.

Canby Area Chamber Ambassadors

Summer Buel – Oliver Insurance

Betty Mumm – Ultimate Team Spirit

Bonnie Johnson – The Wellness Company

Tina Schimpf – Axia Home Loans

Kathy Smith – Country Side Living

Shawn Varwig – Judson Roy Home Furnishings

Gina Hutchinson – Gina Hutchinson Designs

Sandy Storey – Canby Herald

Joy Strube – New Life Foursquare Church

Sarah Spoon – Victory Point Property Group

Dave Lien – LegalShield

Diane Harbeck – Better Homes and Gardens Realty Partners

Levi Manselle – DirectLink

Lana Wilson – RE/MAX Equity Group

Cheryl Batton – Creation Station Academy

Bobbi Bryan – Better Homes and Gardens Realty Partners

Canby Area Chamber Volunteers and Interns

Kitty Rasch – Volunteer

Lexi Grier – Canby High School intern

Abigail Marine – Canby High School intern

Canby Area Chamber Staff

20500a0Audrey Traaen – Office Manager

Carol Kramer – Chamber Office Coordinator

Mallory Gwynn Canby area chamber of CommerceMallory Gwynn – Executive Director

Mallory Gwynn is a born and raised Oregonian. Mallory has a diverse palette of core competencies derived from 20 years in Production and Inventory Control, 15 years in Horticulture and 10 years in Radio and Television. His work as Director of Customer Relations for a large marketing firm for 3 years rounds out the package.

Mallory’s primary interest is the care and nurturing of the customer / provider relationship. Regardless of the industry someone works in, the real business is that of people. Mallory works tirelessly to promote and advocate for win / win solutions to challenges that hamper productivity and profit.