Chamber Board and Staff

The Carbondale Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors meets the second Thursday of every month at 8:00 a.m. in the Board Room at the Third Street Center. 

Click here to view the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce Bylaws.

Chamber Staff

Andrea Stewart, President & CEO

Andrea is the President & CEO of the Carbondale Chamber with 14+ years of Chamber experience.  She graduated from the University of Wyoming with a degree in Communication and a minor in Marketing Communication.  Andrea also has an associate degree in Resort Management & Hospitality from Colorado Mountain College.  She specializes in member relations and communications, and proudly serves on a number of advisory councils and boards, including the Association of Colorado Chambers of Commerce as Chair-Elect.  In 2015, Andrea was recognized by the Small Business Development Center as an Emerging Business Leader and was named Colorado Association of Commerce & Industry’s Chief Executive Director of the Year in 2017.  Outside of the office, Andrea is an accomplished runner, and in 2015, ran the Boston Marathon.  She takes pride in family, and enjoys spending time outdoors, and cheering on the Wyoming Cowboys with her husband and their two boys!

Heather Beach, Bookkeeper

Heather Beach joins the Chamber staff with over 16 years of accounting and office management experience, having been the CFO of Beach Resource Management for 12 years before she and her husband sold the business in 2015. Heather also served as volunteer Treasurer for the Chamber for two years and has several years of volunteer experience as treasurer for other nonprofits, including her church, Snowmass Chapel. A native Texan (born and raised in Houston), Heather attended The University of Texas at Austin and graduated from UC Berkeley, where she was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa academic society. She enjoys skiing, hiking, gardening, and reading fiction in her spare time. Heather’s 2 adult children live outside Colorado, and she resides in Castle Pines with her husband, Gary.

Katie Montie, Director of Operations

Katie, Director of Operations, has been on the Carbondale Chamber dream-team for 6 years, and values the connectivity and involvement she has in managing daily Chamber and Tourism needs. When she’s not in the office, Katie enjoys spending quality time with her boyfriend and their three collective animals, visiting new and familiar places, participating at her local church, reading, and getting outside to enjoy the fresh mountain air.

Chamber Board of Directors

Board Chair:

Steve Skadron
Colorado Mountain College

Vice Chair & Secretary:

Garret Jammaron
Alpine Bank


Brendan Matthias

Board Members:

Jamie Abbott
Carbondale Arts

Brion After
Independence Run & Hike

Benoit DeFrancisco

Frank McSwain
Compass Real Estate

Kiko Pena
Sopris Liquor & Wine

Jess Robison
Concept One Group/The Home Group, Inc.

Lauri Rubinstein
Step into Great

Ashley Worthington
Valley View Hospital

Tourism Council of Carbondale Chair:

Julie Warren
River Valley Ranch Golf & Homestead Bar & Grill

Town of Carbondale Trustee Liaisons:

Erica Sparhawk

Marty Silverstein

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Events & Activities

Jun 6
>Annual Art Walk
Annual Art Walk

Carbondale Public Arts Commission (CPAC)
Laurie Lindberg

June 6th (Thurs) To...

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Jun 6
>Wild West Rodeo Series
Wild West Rodeo Series

June 6th-August 15th

Wild West Rodeo Assoc
Mike Kennedy

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Jun 7
>First Friday “Art Around Town”
First Friday “Art Around Town”

First Friday Committee
Chamber of Commerce

5pm-9pm June 7 (Fri)


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Jun 8
>Sopris Gymkhana Club
Sopris Gymkhana Club


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Jun 9
>Summer Park Concert Series
Summer Park Concert Series


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Jun 12
>Downtown Farmers’ Market
Downtown Farmers’ Market

June 12th-Sept 25th


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