Ely Chamber of Commerce Staff 

Chamber Staff

Eva Sebesta Executive Director

Eva started work at the Ely Chamber of Commerce in 2015 as the administrative assistant. In 2018, she took over as the executive director. Eva has a master's of science degree in Natural Resource Management. Prior to working at the Chamber, she worked as an administrative manager for 19 years, and as a program director for 2.5 years. She originally moved to the Ely area in 1982.

Jess Stott Events Director

Jess started at the Ely Chamber of Commerce in 2022 as seasonal staff. We quickly realized she had many skills that were a perfect fit for event planning. As our former event director, Ellen Cashman, transitioned from her full-time position, Jess has taken over our fishing derby, art & craft festivals, and other smaller events.