Chamber Board

Sandy Calicoat-President

Caliber Home Loans

Sandy Calicoat is a mortgage broker with Caliber Home Loans – her office is located in the Chamber of Commerce building.  She has been in the residential mortgage industry as a loan officer for over 20 years.  Sandy and her husband have lived in the valley for the past 18 years.  She is involved with many community activities and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Chelan Valley Housing Trust.  Sandy feels giving back to the community and helping the Chelan Valley businesses in whatever way the Lake Chelan Chamber can assist with or promote is very important.

Pete Luchini-Vice President

Manson Bay Market and Tamarack Tax & Consulting, LLC

Prior to her career in public accounting, Ms. Luchini worked in both academia and industry. She began her accounting career in Montana in 2004 and then worked at length for two accounting firms (one in Yakima and one in Wenatchee) until she opened her own tax practice and consulting firm in Wenatchee in 2018. She specializes in all things tax, IRS representation, litigation support, and financial advising. She is Accredited in Business Valuation by the AIPCA. Ms. Luchini also runs the Manson Bay Market grocery store with her husband. She enjoys all of this as well as all the activities generated by her and her husband’s six kids at home.

Jay Witherbee-Secretary/Treasurer

Miller’s Auto Museum

Jay Witherbee is the news director/morning host for KOZI radio.  During the three decades he has lived in Chelan, Jay has owned several businesses and has worked with the Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce and business community in multiple capacities, including elected city government.  Jay’s business involvement has included operations in both Chelan and Manson and he has working relationships with businesses and community members surrounding the greater Lake Chelan alley.

In the 1990s, Jay served for many years as a board member of the Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce and was awarded Chamber Member of the Year.  During this period, he was active in establishing community events and ensuring return on investment for Chamber members.

His interest in returning to the Chamber board now reflects not just his continued passion for the greater Lake Chelan community but also his interest in seeing the community thrive for the enjoyment and needs of its year-round citizens, investors and guests.

Lester Cooper

Lake Chelan Rotary

Lester was born in England and immigrated to Canada in January of 1965. He and his wife Carol moved to Seattle February 1971. Lester’s work experience includes 21 years of service with PACCAR followed by a number of years working for News International and as an independent consultant in various process industries. Lester retired from General Electric as Director for International Business Development and Manufacturing Execution Systems. Lester and Carol bought their first home in Lake Chelan in 1992 and as he says gave up all “dark side rights” in April of 2005.

Lester is a past President for the Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce. He is also Past President for the Chelan Rotary Club and former board member for the Lake Chelan Health and Wellness Foundation. He is also a Trustee for the Community Foundation of North Central Washington.

Krysta Westmoreland

The Meat Shop

Krysta recently relocated to the Lake Chelan Valley in 2017, along with her husband Gary and their dog Nala. Upon settling they opened The Meat Shop in Chelan and haven’t been happier! Prior to The Meat Shop, Krysta worked in various marketing and event management roles for Brandeis University, The Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce and several non-profits in the Greater Boston Area. Krysta has thoroughly enjoyed becoming active in the community and is looking forward to becoming even more involved. When not in the shop, Krysta can be found volunteering with Rotary, supporting one of the areas many great wineries, or enjoying the outdoors.

Lacey Lybecker

Cairdeas Winery 

Lacey Lybecker, along with husband Charlie, own and operate Cairdeas Winery on the north shore of beautiful Lake Chelan. Specializing in Rhône Inspired Wines, the couple produces 5,000 cases of wine annually. Previously, Lacey held marketing management roles in the fields of nonprofit, events and hospitality. She currently serves on the Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and on the Washington State Wine Commission Board of Directors. She lives in Manson, WA with her husband and two sons.

Mary Signorelli

RE/MAX Advantage Lake Chelan 

Brun Garfoot

Discover Lake Chelan and Lake Chelan Boat Company

Mistaya Johnston

Riverwalk Inn & Cafe

Mistaya Johnston, along with her husband Jake and two young boys, loves the Lake Chelan Valley. She works as a Medical Services Officer for Lake Chelan Community Hospital EMS, serving as an EMT and Paramedic for the past 15 years.

Growing up in Stehekin, Mistaya cultivated a love for baking while working at the Stehekin Pastry Company. That passion continues as a baker and owner of Riverwalk Inn & Cafe

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