The Delta Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to welcome Heidi Hudek as its new communications and event coordinator.
Hudek brings with her an extensive background in event planning, management and social media strategy. She is a resident of Paonia, where she managed Hive Paonia coworking space from 2016 to 2018, creating a fellowship of entrepreneurs to share resources. As the director of Mountain Harvest Festival from 2014 through 2017, Hudek became the first executive director of Mountain Harvest Creative, a nonprofit supporting art and agriculture education for kids. In 2012 she started her own business as a social media consultant, helping 115 businesses learn how to use social media to market their brand.
In the chamber's newly-created position of communications and event coordinator, some of Hudek's duties include planning and executing chamber events and educational programs, coordinating marketing, managing membership communications and media, and assisting the executive director in administrative duties.
"We're very excited to have Heidi on board," said chamber board president Fred Carson. "Her depth of experience in event planning, social media strategy, and finance will be a great asset to our organization."
The Delta Area Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit organization with a current membership of 296 businesses, professionals and individuals. The DACC focuses on broadening networks, facilitating community-enhancing projects, providing education training and opportunities, acting as a source for economic data, and supporting collaborative and economic development.