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NameDana Thorp Patterson
Address 11601 Medfr
Address 2#510
Zip Code99501

Executive Director of Chugiak Eagle River Chamber of Commerce

Dana holds Bachelors Degrees in Criminal Justice and Sociology; a Masters Degree in Counseling; and an Educational Doctorate in Higher Education. Her career path includes law enforcement with emphasis on corrections and criminal investigations; psychiatric services as a therapist and Hospital Sr Administrator of Psych Services; and over 18 years in Higher Education as a senior department administrator and Dean.  Originally from southeast Alaska, Dana now makes her home in Eagle River where she serves as Executive Director of the Chugiak Eagle River Chamber of Commerce. She also serves on the boards of the Chugiak Eagle River Foundation and the Chugiak-Eagle River Women in Business. She is a member of the Eagle River Rotary Club and of Chugiak Area Business Association. Dana and her partner, Ty, are parents of a daughter and future son in law in Wrangell (Megan & Aaron) and two sons and daughters in law (Matt & Kim and Tony & Melissa. They have three grandchildren: Luke, Gretchen and Joe.


The Chamber of Commerce features five Signature Events annually: Bear Paw Festival, Annual Dinner/Auction, Merry Merchant Munch/Winter Wonderland, Annual Beautification Tea and an Annual Golf Tournament. The Chamber also works on several projects throughout the year in collaboration with community residents and civic organizations: Chief Alex Park and Beautification of Eagle River Business District, Excellence in Education (Honoring local educators), city-wide cleanup, and after hour events to support local business and industry.

You can reach Dana by phone at 907.694.4702 or email at Visit the Chamber webpage at

Current LocationAnchorage,
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Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce is located in the CER Town Center across from the hall from the library at 12001 Business Blvd., Suite 108

Mailing address:
PO Box 770353
Eagle River AK 99577
Office: 907-694-4702
Fax: 907-694-1205

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