Sitka Trail Works - To Speak At Chamber Luncheon

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Name: Sitka Trail Works - To Speak At Chamber Luncheon
Date: April 1, 2020
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM AKDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:

Weekly luncheons are held every Wednesday at noon. Enjoy great food, dynamic speakers, and exciting networking opportunities. Chamber luncheons are open to the public. Chamber members receive special member-only pricing.

Executive Lunch
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TBD Salad Bar


Executive Director – Lynne Brandon
President – Brian Hanson
Vice President – Don MacKinnon

Executive Director – Lynne Brandon

Lynne was hired as STW Executive Director in September of 2015. Prior to joining STW, Lynne was City and Borough of Sitka Parks and Recreation Manager since May of 2002. With a background working in Sitka as an Alaska State Park Ranger, for the Forest Service and National Park Service she brings a history of collaborative interagency recreation project development to Trail Works. She is proud of developing the Starrigavan Recreation Area, creating a skate park at Turnaround Park, the Kimsham Fields development and improving greenspace and landscaping around many of Sitka’s parks and public buildings. Lynne worked with Deborah Lyons, former executive director of STW, on all trail projects on City lands including all phases of the Cross Trail, Thimbleberry-Heart Lake trail, Sawmill Creek and Indian River road separated paths and Herring Cove trail. Lynne has a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Park and Outdoor Recreation Management, from Colorado State University.

President - Brian Hanson

Brian was raised in Sitka. He is a graduate of Sitka High School, University of Oregon, and Pepperdine University School of Law. He has been in private practice in Sitka since 1985. He served on the Board of Governors of the Alaska Bar Association. He is a longtime coach and administrator of Sitka Little League. He is currently a member of the STW Finance Committee.

Vice President – Don MacKinnon

Don was born in Juneau and grew up in Hoonah and Cordova before returning to Juneau as a teenager. A graduate of Juneau Douglas High School he also has a degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. He grew up hiking, hunting, and skiing in the woods of Southeast Alaska. Don worked as a volunteer instructor for the Juneau Youth Sailing Foundation. He also has been a swim coach, swimming instructor and skiing instructor. Don operated his own tour boat business from 1993 to 1995. For the past 11 years, he has worked as a telecommunication tech for Jeffus & Williams CO. Inc. He moved to Sitka in 2001 when Juneau became to big for him. While in Sitka he has continued to be an avid hiker and backcountry skier while learning to surf. He can be found most days on one of the trails around Sitka walking his dog.

Event Media:
The Westmark Sitka Banquet Room
330 Seward Street
Sitka, AK 99835
Date/Time Information:
Doors Open With Lunch Being Served at 11:30 am
Luncheon Begins at 12:00 pm and ends at 1:00 pm
Contact Information:
Sitka Chamber (907) 747-8604
$15 Full Meal (Members Only)
$18 Full Meal (Non-Member)
$5 Listening Fee (Includes Drinks)

Executive Lunch Upgrade
$20 Full Meal
$10 Listening Fee (Includes Drinks)

Pre-Paid Lunch Punch Cards
5% Discount Members Only
$114 Eight (8) Pre-Paid Lunches
$228 Sixteen (16) Pre-Paid Lunches

Weekly Luncheons are open to the public. Chamber membership is not required to attend.
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