Chamber Staff

Mike Steele

Executive Director

Mike was born and raised in Lake Chelan. He is a graduate from Pacific Lutheran University, majoring in Political Science and Business Administration. Upon his graduation Mike had the opportunity to serve in the White House as a member of the Political Affairs Team. Mike moved back to Washington State in 2006 and began work with the State Legislature as a member of the Republican Caucus staff, until coming to the Lake Chelan Chamber where he has now served as the Executive Director for over 12 years. Mike served as a member of City Council in Chelan and is an active board for several community and business organizations including: the Lake Chelan Community Hospital Foundation, the North Central Washington Small Business Loan Fund, The Board of Trustees for the Community Foundation of North Central Washington and the Lake Chelan Rotary Club. Mike is currently serving his second term in the Washington State House of Representatives.

Tiffany Gering

Chief Operating Officer

Tiffany grew up 30 miles North of Lake Chelan in Brewster, Washington. After graduating from Seattle Pacific University with a degree in Business Management, Tiffany moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in Music Management. After many exciting celebrities encounters, she decided that being close to family was her first priority and moved to Chelan in 2005. She worked at the local radio station, K.O.Z.I., for over seven years as the Sales Manager. She loves helping business owners take advantage of every advertising and sponsorship opportunity that uniquely enhances their business.

Morgan Benson

Membership & PR Coordinator

Morgan was born and raised in Wyoming and moved to Lake Chelan in 2015. After graduating from Doane University in Nebraska with a degree in Sociology, Morgan found her passion for serving others in Human Resources. For several years, Morgan worked for a Fortune 500 Construction company, serving people on various construction sites around the country. As her travels increased, she found a new opportunity in Washington. Morgan’s passion for serving others, building sustainable relationships and helping her community allowed her to follow her passion to the beautiful community of Lake Chelan.

Claudia Shipman

Executive Assistant

Annette Burgess

Distribution Specialist

Annette was born and raised in the Lake Chelan Valley. Her grandpa was a minister here in Chelan. She is married with one beautiful daughter, and no grandchildren… yet.

She is retired and “moved home” after 45 years in nursing in Seattle. She has a passion for gardening and has been known to spend the whole day digging in the dirt. She also loves meeting people, snow skiing, dancing and a little wine in the evening.

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