Chamber names Sarah Audet events & tourism manager
MIDDLEBURY — The Addison County Chamber of Commerce recently announced that it has hired Sarah M. Audet to serve as Events and Tourism Manager. Audet is a 2008 graduate of Middlebury College with a B.A. in Religion and 2010 graduate of Northeastern University with a M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration.
Audet is a nonprofit communications, strategic planning and board development consultant, and from 2015 to 2020 held the position of executive director of Dinners with Love, a non-profit organization matching hospice clients and their support people with restaurant-sourced, high-quality meals. Previously Audet has held positions with the Burlington Housing Authority, Middlebury Interactive Languages, and Middlebury College.
In her new part-time role with the Chamber, Audet will assist with the many events hosted by the Chamber, managing tourism functions, including the Chamber Visitor’s Center, strengthening the Chamber’s member-to-member benefits program, and overseeing the launch of new Chamber efforts including a sponsorship program and Addison County’s upcoming Stay to Stay program.
Audet was chosen for this new position at the Chamber based on her marketing skills, her partnership-building experience and her knowledge of the local community. Chamber president Rob Carter said, “Sarah has experienced the connection-building power of the Chamber through her previous role and understands the needs and goals of Addison County businesses and non-profits. We’re fortunate to have someone with Sarah’s experience and drive on our team.”