Established in 2002, The Chamber Foundation Board serves the community through support of projects, programs and events that focus on community development, education, health, the environment and recreation. Programs currently being administered through the Foundation include Leadership Johnson City, 3D Youth Leadership, C.A.R.E. Youth Leadership, Young Professionals of Johnson City and the Bob Owens Community Leadership Fund.

The Foundation welcomes support from local businesses and the community since resources will benefit the local citizenry. Contributions are currently being accepted for the various educational programs and the capital campaign. The Chamber Foundation is a 501(c)(3) entity. Contributions are tax deductible in accordance with applicable IRS rules.

Chamber of Commerce Foundation

602 Sevier Street, Suite 101
Johnson City, TN 37604
(423) 461-8000

Contact Person:
Bob Cantler, (423) 461-8008, Email Bob

Board of Directors

Jeff Dykes



Andy Dietrich


Champion Chevrolet-Cadillac

Hugh Ferguson


First Bank & Trust

Melissa Steagall-Jones


Blackburn Childers & Steagall

Bob Cantler

Chamber President/CEO

Johnson City – Jonesborough – Washington County Chamber of Commerce

Tembra Aldridge

Retired – wpg

Philip R. Baker

General Counsel

Fowler Baker & Shade PLLC

Cathy Byers

Eastman Credit Union

Tammy Gorzka

KATZ Americas

Jennifer Keller

Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz

Mark Kinser

Retired – General Shale

Chuck Mason Jr.

Retired – Mason Equipment

Neil Poland

Mullican Flooring

David Reynolds

First Horizon Bank

Tony Treadway

Creative Energy

Guy Wilson

Retired – Wilson Pharmacy

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