Chronicle publisher, Roger Harnack, officially took the helm of the Omak (WA) Chamber of Commerce on January 1, 2012. He has been the publisher of The Chronicle in Omak, Washington for three years and was elected to the chamber post last November. Harnack’s first duty as president will be to oversee the hiring of a business manager.
At the annual Woodburn Area Chamber of Commerce meeting in January, Woodburn Independent (Oregon) editor, Jason Horton, received the gavel as board president for 2012. Horton has been on the board since 2009 and is the founder and co-chair of the Woodburn Area Chamber of Commerce/Woodburn Proud Community Auction. Woodburn Proud, a non-profit organization, supplements the efforts of the City of Woodburn by funding projects for which tax dollars are not available.
Congratulations and good luck to both Roger and Jason!