About Salmon Creek Business Group

Welcome to the business association for Salmon Creek!

The Salmon Creek Business Group was established in 2010 with the intention of bringing information and events to the businesses in the Salmon Creek area. The Board of Directors consists of 10 business professionals that meet once a month to identify growth opportunities, discover ways Salmon Creek businesses can partner and support one another, as well as, make a positive difference in our local community. The Officer team also meets once a month to establish structure and maintain clear direction for the Salmon Creek Business Group.

The defined area of the Salmon Creek Business Group are: North to 179th (near the fairground/amphitheater), east to 50th Ave, South to 117th, and West to Lakeshore Ave.

Mission Statement

It is the mission of Salmon Creek Business Group to promote businesses growth and development in Salmon Creek; to collaborate and share ideas, strategies and resources; to inform local business owners of matters that may impact their business; and to benefit the community by organizing and participating in service projects and fundraising for local non-profit organizations.

Board of Directors


Charise Brenes

President & Secretary

Columbia River Occupational Health
Charise has been the clinic manager of Columbia River Occupational Health for 8+ years and has worked in Occupational Medicine for 17 years. She has also been a medical assistant for almost 20 years. The Secretary is responsible for maintaining the website directory and assisting the treasurer, among other duties.

Debbie Belden

Vice President

Farrar's Bistro
The Vice President's primary duties include: assuming leadership of board meetings if President is absent, partnering with President in Decision Making needs for group and managing expectations of board, assisting President with business development and community development and assisting President with selecting sub-committees as needed for Community and Business Events.

Lindsay Herling

Communications Director

WSU Vancouver
The Communications Director is responsible for events, website updates and member communication, among other duties.

Kit Dennis


US Bank
The treasurer's key duties include reviewing monthly bank statements, preparing the Annual Budget while providing quarterly reports to the Board, collecting event fees, processing invoices and payments and managing annual member dues.

Laura Miller

Board Member

Felida Fine Living & LaCamas Fine Living

Jaime King

Board Member

Salmon Creek iQ Credit Union

Welcome to the Salmon Creek area in Vancouver, Washington… the gateway to the I-5 corridor.