• Staff

  • Arlene Alen, CPM, IOM Arlene Alen, CPM, IOM

    Prior to Arlene Alen taking on her current role as Executive Director of the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce, she served as CEO / President of a Northern AZ Chamber. Recently Alen was appointed to serve on the Jefferson County Planning Commission. Ms. Alen was elected to the Town Council of Dewey-Humboldt where she also served as Vice-Mayor. Alen is a member of the International Placemaking Leadership Council and represented the Town of Dewey-Humboldt on the Executive Board of CYMPO (Central Yavapai Municipal Planning Organization), the Yavapai County Water Advisory Commission, the Yavapai County Veterans Mental Health Advisory Commission as well as the League of Arizona Cities and Towns Neighborhood, Sustainability and Quality of Life Committee.

    A Fellow at the Arizona Center for Civic Leadership Center, Flinn Foundation, Alen earned degrees in Architecture & Design and is graduate of Pepperdine University’s Arbitration & Mediation program. She served as CEO of several nonprofits and served on multiple Boards of Directors including the Executive Board of Trustees for PATH Intl. (The Professional Association for Therapeutic Horsemanship) and on the Executive Board of Directors, of West Yavapai Guidance Clinic Foundation.
    Ms. Alen is a founding Principal in TSRG, The Strategic Resource Group dedicated to assisting nonprofits and small businesses in achieving successful sustainability. She has earned the Institute of Organizational Management IOM Certification through the US Chamber of Commerce and is a completing candidate for CEcD certification through the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Ms. Alen was awarded a Certification in Public Management (CPM) from Arizona State University. Alen is a graduate of the ASU-Lodestar Nonprofit Leadership Academy as well as the Prescott Area Leadership Academy Class XXll. She received the Quad-Cities Manager of the Year Award from the Lockheed Martin Leadership Association and the Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce Award for Community Service.

     

  • Beth Juran, Membership Experience Manager Beth Juran, Membership Experience Manager

    Beth Juran is a 30-year resident of Port Townsend, having relocated from the Midwest. Following 12 years in banking, she went to work with her husband in their manufacturing business as President of J&S Custom Mfg. and later Marketech International. Beth was named a member of Boeing’s Women in Manufacturing and has been an active laison to our “Lean” leadership community. With a degree in Special Education from Western Michigan University, she has also served on the Port Townsend Education Foundation Board, was a Blue Heron Middle School Volunteer Coordinator, and has been heavily engaged in numerous education-based fundraising activities.

     


  • Reneé Mizar, Administrative Assistant Reneé Mizar, Administrative Assistant

    Having grown up in the Pacific Northwest, the North Olympic Peninsula has been Reneé Mizar’s home for more than 13 years now. She is a graduate of the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication at Washington State University and, with nearly two decades of experience in media writing and public relations, spent the past decade working in the nonprofit sector and in local government. In her downtime, Reneé enjoys genealogy and local history-related pursuits, and actively volunteers for genealogical research and historic preservation-based organizations.

     


  • Debbie Reid, Visitor Information Center/Volunteer Coordinator Debbie Reid, Visitor Information Center/Volunteer Coordinator

    With roots in Colorado, Debbie Reid and her family have called Jefferson County home since 2007. Her career has included teaching outdoor education, marketing her family’s summer camp and cross-country ski lodge operation, caregiving, administrative work, and serving as program director for summer camps and the Chipeta Girl Scout Council in Colorado. For six years, Debbie worked for United Good Neighbors and the Jefferson Community Foundation. Her greatest pride and joy is her family, which includes her musician husband Jack, their three grown children, and the newest addition to the family – Cadie, a rescue dog.