Board of Directors

2016-2017 Board



Meet your 2016-2017 Athens Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors:


Chairman of the Board

Steve Barksdale- Bancorp South Insurance 

Immediate Past Chairman

Will Traxson- Hannigan Smith Funeral Home

Incoming Chairman

Lange Svehlak- Athens Daily Review

Recording Secretary 

Janie Cole- Cole Air Conditioning & Appliance Co.


Justin Weiner- Attorney at Law

Tilo Galvan- Tilos Cusine & Bakery 

Erick Grahm- Pastor Sand Springs Baptist Church

Zack Briscoe- Republic Services

Dr. Jay Kinzer- Trinity Valley Community College

Dr. Ted Mettetal- Hope Springs Water

Stephen Magee- Elder Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram

Matt Porter- Ivan Smith Furniture

Kathy Means- Kathys Boutique

Chad McKibbin- Sonic

Blake Daniels- Oak Wood Place Senior Livin

  • The Chamber is proud to assist members with free use of our conference room on a space available basis.
  • Each month a Chamber Members hosts a "Business After Hours," which is an excellent opportunity to meet other Chamber Members.
  • Get discounted bulk-mail rates as an Athens Chamber of Commerce member.
  • Athens Chamber generates a positive economic impact by involving the entire membership and utilizing their individual expertise.
  • Enjoy visibility of a ribbon cutting ceremony for your business with Ambassadors, Board Members and Community VIP's.