Jenks Chamber of Commerce staff was recognized by Oklahoma Chamber of Commerce Executives, a statewide organization dedicated to professional development for chamber staff, at the group’s annual conference last week.

At the conference, Angie Rains, the Jenks Chamber’s director of business development, was named OCCE’s Outstanding Staff Person of the Year.

“Angie has been an incredible addition to our team and is a tremendous asset to the Jenks business community,” Jenks Chamber President Josh Driskell said. “The entire team and board of directors are proud of this honor for her.”

Rains said she is grateful to be recognized among outstanding peers.

Pictured: Angie Rains with family.

“Working for the Jenks Chamber and helping businesses achieve their goals is an amazing experience,” said Director of Business Development Angie Rains. “I’m very honored to be recognized by my peers, and I look forward to continuing our work in building relationships and strengthening our community.”

Events and Programs Specialist Brittany Jenkins graduated from Chamber Management Institute at the conference. CMI is a chamber overview program that takes place over five months.

The Jenks Chamber was also awarded a Communications Excellence award for the “Jenks Good News Network” video series made in partnership with the City of Jenks, the chamber, Oklahoma Aquarium and Jenks Public Schools.

The Jenks Chamber was also named a “State Certified Chamber,” part of the first group to be recognized for achieving organizational excellence.