Meet The Staff

Meredith Matthews (she/her)
Executive Director

Meredith brings a wealth of diverse experience from years of work in our community, such as energy programs, office administration, education, human resources, business management, and civic engagement. She currently serves as Vice-Mayor of Arcata.   She looks forward to collaborating with our business and non-profit community.

Gloria Baker (She/Her)
Operations Manager
Office: 707.897.6004

Gloria Baker was hired in November 2022 as the Arcata Chamber of Commerce’s Operations Manager. Her responsibilities include managing all day-to-day operations, engaging current and prospective members, coordinating events, social media management and so much more. She is the right-hand person of the Executive Director. Gloria also owns Hounds of Humboldt which will be the first Indoor-Outdoor Dog Park and Taproom in Humboldt County. She also does website design and is a local event planner.