2017 Academy Graduates

Forty-seven (47) class members began their Academy journey in 2015, with twenty-eight (28) completing the three-year course in 2017.  We are proud to present the Academy graduating class of 2017 who graduated at the W.A.C.E. Annual Conference in Henderson, NV on February 9, 2018.

Chelsea Cochran
Naomi Colwell

President & CEO
Brighton (CO) Chamber of Commerce

Becky Craig

President & CEO
Vacaville (CA) Chamber of Commerce

Sharon Davis

Mendocino Coast (CA) Chamber of Commerce

Colin Diaz

President & CEO
Culver City (CA) Chamber of Commerce

Tonya Dretzka

Director of Membership
Fairfield-Suisun (CA) Chamber of Commerce

Alicia Early

Director of Membership Development
Castle Rock (CO) Chamber of Commerce

Heather Estrada

Communications & Program Coordinator
Murrieta (CA) Chamber of Commerce

Gina Fitzpatrick

President & CEO
Paso Robles (CA) Chamber of Commerce

Rana Ghadban

President & CEO
Simi Valley (CA) Chamber of Commerce

Mike Glover

Hood Rivery County (OR) Chamber of Commerce

Kaylee Kiecker

Executive Vice President
Hollywood (CA) Chamber of Commerce

Jenny MacMurdo

Carmel (CA) Chamber of Commerce

Alicia Main

Chamber Manager
Carson Valley (NV) Chamber of Commerce

Emily Maloney

Marketing & Program Manager
San Rafael (CA) Chamber of Commerce

Julie Martin

President & CEO
Mukilteo (WA) Chamber of Commerce

Rose Murphy

Finance/Events Director
Ripon (CA) Chamber of Commerce

Tiffany Neilson

VP of Operations
Rocklin Area (CA) Chamber of Commerce

Roxanne Noble Boss

Membership Director
Salinas Valley (CA) Chamber of Commerce

Nicholas Ortiz

President & CEO
Greater Bakersfield (CA) Chamber of Commerce

Brittany Quick-Warner

President & CEO
Eugene Area (OR) Chamber of Commerce
Kate Richards

Membership Sales Representative
Downtown Denver (CO) Partnership
Jean Scheiber

Director of Operations
Greater Bakersfield (CA) Chamber of Commerce 
Pamela Blasiar-Smith

Membership Services Director
Newport Beach (CA) Chamber of Commerce
Paula Smith

Danielle Spellman

Membership Services Manager
Greater Irvine (CA) Chamber of Commerce
Dovie Wilson

Office Manager
Ceres (CA) Chamber of Commerce
Gail Zurek, ACE

President & CEO
Visalia (CA) Chamber of Commerce

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