Former 4-H member, Teresa Verraes, new Jefferson County Chamber Director!

Teresa Verraes is coming home to lead the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce.

Born and raised in Jefferson County, Verraes helped found the Boiler Room young person's coffeehouse in 1993 and since then has led a variety of entrepreneurial enterprises. She was the owner of the Artisans on Taylor Gallery from 2004 to 2009 and has wide experience in leadership, program development, marketing and sales.

“I am very excited about the opportunity to come back to Port Townsend and work with our local business owners in a position that will grow the local business community, engage new members to work with the Chamber and bring almost 20 years of entrepreneurial and management experience to what is my dream job in my home community,” Verraes said.

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