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.

Kristen Switajewski Office Manager & Festival Coordinator

Kristen joined our staff in 2022. She has many years of office experience working in the medical field. Kristen enjoys working with visitors and assisting them with their vacation plans. She recently became our festival coordinator for both the Blueberry Art & Harvest Moon Festivals.

Lori Boes Information Receptionist

Lori started at the Ely Chamber of Commerce in 2023 seasonal staff and is now our third full-time staff member. Lori works with many of our area residents and visitors to provide information on businesses, area attractions, and events. Lori coordinates our business promotions and assists with volunteers for the WolfTrack Classic Sled Dog Race.