For over 80 years the Dallas Area Chamber of Commerce, has been serving local businesses. 

The mission of the Dallas Area Chamber of Commerce is to support and assist member businesses and their owners. The Chamber is committed to establishing network opportunities, encouraging partnerships, and providing communication and information resources that stimulate the economy and inform the community, in collaboration with organizations that possess similar goals.

"Improving Our Community, One Business at a Time" 

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Chief Executive Officer

 

 
JD Shinn

Chief Executive Officer

JD spent nearly 2 years with the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce under a contract with Incite Inc., where he participated in a workforce development project called the Career Achievement Network. While serving at Salem Chamber he went back to school to finish his Bachelor’s degree. Shinn earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Management & Organizational Leadership from George Fox University. He will be tasked with leading the Chamber and Visitor Center to new heights.  JD is a Dallas High School Graduate.  He brings a passion for people and an attitude of servant leadership to the community.

 

Board Members

 

Events & Programs Manager

 
 
Bonnie Dreier

Bonnie has worked for the Dallas Area Visitors Center since 2007, and has been a major contributor to the success of its programs. Promoted to Events and Programs Manager in January of 2017 she is constantly serving the community through her passion for tourism, agriculture and community togetherness.  Whether it is working with her Vendors for the Polk County Bounty Market or facilitating an event, Bonnie is always present with a smile and a welcoming heart that makes her easy to approach and brings a light to everyone she works with.

 

 

Administrative Assistant

 

 
Ashley Kahl

Ashley rounds out our team with her creative ideas and innovation.  Firmly rooted in Dallas with her husband and their four boys,  Ashley is committed to helping Dallas be the very best it can be.  She uses her outside of the box thinking to help bring appealing content to our social media platforms and event planning.  If you're ever looking for Ashley at an event you'll find her engaging with members of the community or in line for food.

 

Rick Young President 2017

The Car Doctor

 

Jeremy Santee-Malloy

Citizens Bank

 

LaVonne Wilson

Committed Citizen

 

Cheleana Stafflund

Columbia Bank

Michelle Johnstone

Dallas School District - Ex-Officio Board Member

 

Mike Barker Vice President 2017

Mid-Valley Ford

 

Bob Brannigan

Committed Citizen

 

Scott Noon

S & T Support

 

Jason Locke

City of Dallas - Ex-Officio Board Member