The Mt Hood Area Chamber of Commerce

For more than 50 years, the Mt Hood Area Chamber of Commerce has served as a membership organization supporting the economic development of its businesses in the region from Alder Creek to Summit Meadow along US Highway 26, on Oregon’s Mt Hood. The mission of the Mt. Hood Area Chamber of Commerce is to promote and enhance the success our businesses, nurture the livability of our community, and share the region's natural beauty and recreational opportunities with Mt Hood visitors.




The seven-member Mt Hood Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors provides leadership to ensure the success of the organization’s mission. Service on the Board is open to Members in good standing. In addition to the standing Board, up to five Associate Member positions are open every year for collaborative, non-voting work on the Board. Anyone interested in serving on the Board should contact the Board Secretary on the Board Roster below.


Jeri McMahan

Phone: 503-622-3523
Email: acmehomemt@gmail.com

Jeri moved to the community in 1980 and worked for the Hoodland Senior Center for 28 years before her retirement.  She voluntarily served as past president of Mt Hood Preschool, chairman of Mt Hood Preschool Auction, soccer coach for Sandy Recreational Program, president Welches PTA, and for many years as a Welches School Board Member.  She now serves as Chamber President and Chairman of the Clackamas County Community Partnership Program, and continues to volunteer for several local community efforts that benefit our community, businesses, tourism and recreation.  


Susan Stindt

Phone: 503-622-3212
Email: susanstindt@mthoodhospice.org


Susan is the Volunteer Coordinator for the Mt. Hood Hospice.  She has lived on the mountain for many years and is involved in numerous other community groups.


The Hidden Woods Bed & Breakfast
Phone: 503-622-5754
Email: coni@thehiddenwoods.com
19380 Summertime Drive, Sandy, OR 97055


Being a part of the Mt. Hood Area Chamber of Commerce is an important mission for Ms. Scott. She feels that as an executive member of the chamber it is a major responsibility to the members and the community.


As a past president and filling the jobs as vice president in charge of marketing and vice president in charge of membership, she enjoys the friends she has made and the new knowledge she has gained from the experiences.


Scott owns Hidden Woods Bed and Breakfast along with her husband, Terry Hescock, and sister, Mary Ann Coyle. The gardens at Hidden Woods with two ponds are her hobby and where she goes for rejuvenation.


Connie Mahlum
Phone: 503-622-3665
Email: cjmahlum.5@hotmail.com

Connie Mahlum had a long career at the Hoodland branch of Clackamas County Bank before retiring.  She has continued to volunteer in her community.


Megan Holder

Clackamas County Bank

Phone: 503-622-2581
Email: mholder@clackamascountybank.com


Kathleen Walker

Walker Trails
Phone: 503-860-2844
Email: Walkertrails@gmail.com

Kathleen has been on the Mt Hood Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for the past three years. She worked for the Mt. Hood National Forest in recreation for 25 years and now works under Walker Trails.  She is involved in hiking and mountain bike trail design, grant writing, hiking and biking brochure and online website content, and working with youth crews and other organizations in building trails.  She is also a member of the Sandy Parks Board and helps develop trails within the City of Sandy.


Brittany Allen

Sandy Post

Phone: 503-668-5548, 509-607-3582

Email: ballen@sandypost.com

Brittany Allen has been the reporter for The Sandy Post for almost two years, and facilitated the launch of a new monthly, mountain-focused page — The Mountain Summit — in the paper in February 2018. She covers news, features and business stories for the communities of Boring, Sandy, Welches, Rhododendron, Government Camp and everywhere in between. She believes in taking a collaborative approach to covering community news, making herself accessible and available to any and everybody as she can, and working to not only produce the best quality newspaper every week, but positively affect the communities she serves.


Maggie Emmert

Sandy Salmon Bed & Breakfast Lodge
Phone: 503-622-6699
Email: gkemre@juno.com

Maggie is part owner of the Sandy Salmon Bed & Breakfast Lodge. She loves being around people and trying to help them. She was a foster parent for 10 years, and a florist for 20 years. The lodge is always warmed with her wonderful creations and hospitality.


Paula Walker

Confluence Law Center

Phone: 503-616-3113

Email: paulawalker@confluencelawcenter.com

Confluence Law Center is a practice focused on Estate Planning, Trusts and Wills.  As the Principal of The Confluence Law Center and Attorney‑at‑Law, Paula is dedicated to helping clients create a plan that supports their values and their goals for themselves and their families, providing guidance to clients to make some of life’s most important and intimate decisions.  She enjoys volunteering in her community.  Pick up a copy of the Mountain Times, the local newspaper, to read her monthly column "Where There's a Will, There's a Way" to learn a bit of substance on Estate Planning and for some entertaining looks into the confluence of estate planning and the lives of celebrities.  


Christopher Skipper

Mt. Hood Oregon Resort

Phone: 503-564-9288
Email: christpoherjskipper@gmail.com

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