blowing rock chamber board of directors

The Board of Directors serves as the Chamber’s government and policy-making body. It makes
policy decisions for the Chamber which includes authorizing the business plan, approving the
budget and controlling Chamber property. The Board is elected by our members.


Billy Chick, Chairman of the Board
Edward Jones Investments
Zak Ammar, 1st Vice Chair
Pam Vines, 2nd Vice Chair
Jenkins Realtors
Ben Powell, Secretary
ASU Walker College of Business
Jim McDowell, Treasurer
Mountainaire Inn & Log Cabins
David Barker, Immediate Past Chair
Blowing Rock Market



Carol Dickerson, J.W. Tweeds
Melissa Pickett, Blowing Rock Inn
Jess Wehrmann, Monkee’s of Blowing Rock
Angus Lamond, Chetola Resort
Lee Carol Giduz, Blowing Rock Art & History Museum
Andy Barth, The Spice & Tea Exchange
Mark Mashburn, Realtor, Century 21 Mountain Vistas
Charlie Sellers, The Blowing Rock Attraction
Emily Brinker, The Speckled Trout Restaurant and Bottle Shop
Jim Pitts, Blue Ridge Mountain Club
Zika Rea, Zap Fitness
Ronnie Mark, Tanger Outlets
Sam Hess, Hess and Hess, LLP  
Tony Rand, Residential Representative, Retired NC Senator