Who we are, and who we serve.


Our mission

Since 1940, The Heppner Chamber of Commerce has been dedicated to creating a positive environment in which businesses, community and people thrive. Our Chamber supports local economic development activities, and advocates for its members and the communities it serves. 

Our current projects include the promotion of community and economic development, expanding our recreational and tourism partnerships.

The Heppner Chamber also manages events including the annual St. Patrick’s Day Wee Bit o’ Ireland festival, the Morrow County Fair and Oregon Trail Pro Rodeo parade the Celebrate Heppner Christmas event, and other shop local events.

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Benefits of Membership

  • Business Referrals
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Access to Member-only trainings and business resource events
  • Marketing your Business
  • Food Service Members – Catering Opportunities
  • Business Directory
  • Inclusion on Downtown Maps & Visitor Guides
  • Event Promotion
  • Brochure and Poster Display
  • Organizational Guides
  • Office and Meeting Room Space Rentals (in partnership with Heppner Community Foundation)
  • Grant Writing Support
  • Small Business Technical Assistance
  • Job Posting on Website & Member Email Newsletters
  • Local Advocacy
  • County, State, and Region-wide Representation
  • Member of the Oregon State Chamber of Commerce

What membership looks like

  • We currently serve over 200 chamber members from a variety of industries across our region. 
  • Members receive regular email newsletters with updates to our job board, member spotlights, upcoming county-wide events and workshops, and important legislative updates. 
  • Members participate in Quarterly Luncheons that include a speaker series, member spotlight, and an opportunity for non-profit, special districts, and businesses alike to report and network.  
  •  Our front office offers displays of member brochures, business cards, maps & visitor guides. 
  • In partnership with Heppner Community Foundation (HCF), we offer office and meeting room space rentals at a discounted rate. HCF also provides grant writing support and business plan advice. 
  • Food Service Members have the opportunity to cater our quarterly luncheons, award banquets, and other special events on a regular basis. 
  • Our Chamber acts as the connective tissue to our local, regional and state business resources. We are here to support your business or non-profit goals, and connect you to those who can advance your opportunity to grow.

Board of Directors

Currently, the Heppner Chamber of Commerce is governed by an 8-person board of directors from a variety of industry in our community.

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Brandi Sweeney

President 2026

Kim Cutsforth

Vice President 2026

Natalie Robinson

Treasurer, 2026

Ann Murray

Director, 2026

Alicia Doherty

Director, 2025

Amy Wolters

Secretary, 2026

Amber Schlaich

Director, 2025

Jerry Conklin

Director, 2026


The Heppner Chamber of Commerce is staffed by an Events Director and a Business Resource & Grants Project Manager. 

Madison Rosenbalm

Member Services & Events Director

[email protected]
(541) 676-5536

Katie Murray


[email protected]
(503) 504-8508

Get Involved

There are many ways we can champion your business in Heppner. 

Join the chamber

Learn more about what a Chamber membership can do for your business and the communities it serves.

Sponsor an event

Sponsor a community event or luncheon, and get your business name out there.