2021 Board Members (left to right): Paul Robinson, Raul Lezcano, Jessi Brookman, Suzie Burke, Amina Leighton, Carrie Bauer, Phil Megenhardt.
Missing from picture: Anquida Adams, Sean Erhardt, Brandi Gaines, Nate Mouttet, Ken Saunderson, and Michael Wanaka.

Board members Suzie Burke (left) and Amina Leighton (2nd from right) welcome new board members Raul Lezcano (2nd from left) and Anquida Adams (right).

2021 FC Board of Officers: Paul Robinson, Vice President; Brandi Gaines, President; Phil Megenhardt, Treasurer

Ken Saunderson, President Emeritus

Michael Wanaka, board member

Sean Erhardt (right), board member

Caroline Sherman, Office Manager & Membership Guru and Rachel Sparks, Marketing Dynamo, Membership & Programs Manager

The Fremont Chamber of Commerce is a business organization that has fun!

Join the Fun Chamber, attend our next event or get involved with a committee and find out why people stay in Fremont! Fremont is not a geographic region, but a state of mind.

We follow our mission: The Fremont Chamber of Commerce strengthens the business climate and improves the quality of life in the Fremont community.

The Fremont Chamber Supports its mission by:

  • Building relationships and networking with all members of the business community
  • Being a connecting voice for the business community of Fremont
  • Promoting the purpose, awareness, and viability of the Chamber
  • Expanding and continuing the cooperative working relationships with other Fremont groups and community agencies
  • Providing and promoting business, employment, and educational opportunities
  • Marketing the community’s products and services
  • Providing a source of support to the business community to plan for the future
  • Respecting each individual’s views and utilizing these talents to develop our business community
  • Conducting all our activities in an open, honest and trustworthy manner


Diversity and Inclusion

The Fremont Chamber of Commerce is made up of a diverse group of staff, members and supporters each who contribute ideas based on his, her or their experiences and backgrounds. We recognize that diversity is what makes our neighborhood and our businesses successful, so we are investing time and resources to support ourselves, our members and the Fremont community to continue to grow, learn and advance diversity and inclusion for Fremont.

We are guided in these efforts by our Code of Ethics.

What We Do

2021 Accomplishments

(Check out what the Chamber did during COVID last year.)

Chamber Sponsored Festivals & Events

Chamber Supported Community Events

Membership Meetings–Open to All for the Benefit of Members

Every Third Wednesday of the Month: Celebrating Fremont Industries, locations and times vary. Meetings this year include:

  • Coffee with Councilmember Dan Strauss
  • Garbage, Recycling & Compost 101 Webinar
  • Social Media Marketing 101 for Small Business
  • Anti-Shoplifting Workshop with SPD
  • Speed Networking with Kent Chamber
  • SDOT Transit Forum: Route 40 Changes
  • Fremont Chamber 101: Benefits, Meet the Board, and more
  • Annual Picnic on the Dock
  • Annual Holiday Party
  • After-Hours Socials

Monthly Organizational Meetings

Marketing and Social Media–Letting the World Know About our Awesome Members

Government Advocacy–Keeping Fremont Safe and Clean

  • King County Metro: More bus stop trash cans
  • Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT): New traffic lights, parking retention, refreshed crosswalks, bike lane routing & management, cleaned/repaired bike corrals, cleaned up key planter strips.
  • Seattle Police Department (SPD): increased officer presence, festival traffic management
  • Seattle City Light (SCL): Street lights repaired
  • Seattle Parks Department: Increased focus on Fremont Canal Park, Troll’s Knoll Park, and A. B. Ernst Park
  • Seattle Public Utilities (SPU): New trash cans

On-Going Community Partnerships–Staying Connected with the Community

History of the Chamber

Curious how we got started? Read more about the history of the Fremont Chamber!

Board & Elections


View or download the Fremont Chamber’s Bylaws here.


The Fremont Chamber of Commerce is run by an all-volunteer board. Elections for new board members take place at our annual meeting in December. All members in good standing are welcome to vote in the election.


2020 Officers

Officer elections occur at the January Board Meeting; officers are voted in by the Board at large and their terms last three years. The Fremont Chamber does not have term limits.


Brandi Gaines

Vice President

Paul Robinson
HomeStreet Bank



Phil Megenhardt
Bold Hat Productions

Board Members

Board Member elections are held at the Annual Meeting in December. The nominees are voted in by the membership at the Annual Meeting in December.

Term 2019-2021

Brandi Gaines

Amina Kapusuzoglu
Fremont Dock Company

Jamie Hoffman & Raul Lezcano
Fremont Vintage Mall

Phil Megenhardt
Bold Hat Productions

Ken Saunderson
Saunderson Marketing Group

Michael Wanaka
Olympic Jewelry

Term 2020-2022

Carrie Bauer
B. F. Day Elementary School

Suzie Burke
Fremont Dock Company

Jessi Brookman
PCC Community Market

Sean Erhardt
Anytime Fitness

Nate Mouttet
Seattle Pacific University

Paul Robinson
HomeStreet Bank

At Large

Anquida Adams
A.L.A. Consulting Firm


Gurus and Dynamos (our Office Wonder Women!)

Office Manager and Membership Guru

Caroline Sherman

Membership and Marketing Dynamo

Rachel Sparks

Board Meeting Minutes


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