The Bothell Kenmore Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the appointment of Danah Abarr as our new Executive Director.
Abarr will be responsible for the overall leadership of the chamber, and maintaining its mission to champion the prosperity of the greater Bothell and Kenmore area and quality of life for its community through collaborative leadership, business advocacy and member-driven services.
Danah will be joining the chamber after serving almost eight years as the Executive Director of the South Lake Union Chamber of Commerce in Seattle, WA. Her professional experience also includes entrepreneurship in the formation of the non-profit organization HPV Hope, business development with Life Science Washington, and project management with Cirque de Soleil.
Chamber Chair and Interim Executive Director Carmin Dalziel says, “The Bothell Kenmore Chamber is excited to welcome Danah Abarr to our community. Danah’s impressive professional experience and proven leadership skills will make her an excellent addition to the chamber team. We look forward to continued growth and service to our community and our 350+ members.”
“I’m honored to be joining the team at the Bothell Kenmore Chamber of Commerce and looking forward to working with these two great communities! Bothell and Kenmore are growing and dynamic communities that I’m honored to be a part of. I’m looking forward to collaborating with businesses and community stakeholders alike.” Danah says about her new role.
Danah is a passionate leader who has worked in non-profit chamber and association management for over ten years. She enjoys community building through collaboration across diverse stakeholder groups and industries.
She shares that her creative problem solving, and negotiation skills are honed daily by her determined young daughter who keeps her and her husband on their toes. She is a foodie and wine lover who enjoys creating community events which bring people together and showcase local businesses.
The Bothell Kenmore Chamber is pleased to officially welcome Abarr into her new role in early January 2023.
Elizabeth Tackett, Marketing Manager
Carmin Dalziel, Chamber Chair and Interim Executive Director