The Chamber staff is a team of professionals who work diligently in supporting our membership. On a daily basis we answer questions from members, the community and visitors. The staff manages daily operations, on-going programs and events, provide business referrals, as well as strong leadership and support to the community.


Kate McAlister | President & CEO
Phone: 208.263.2161 | Email:
Serves our members through business promotional opportunities, builds strategic relationships, responsible for managing budgets and overall operations, manages tourism efforts and ITC Grant, hires and develops staff and is responsible for key programs of the Chamber.

Ricci Witte | Office Manager & Membership
Phone: 208.263.2161 | Ext 1204 | Email:
Promotes member businesses, manages daily operations and performs administrative functions for the Visitor Center and community events.

Kristin Carlson | Communications Specialist
Phone: 208.263.2161 | Ext. 1202 | Email:
Manages the weekly Chamber Connections newsletter and Chamber websites, writes press releases promoting featured businesses, manages social media, promotes events and assists with tourism.





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