• About the Chamber

  • Our Mission

    The mission of the Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce is to make the Natchitoches area a THRIVING business community by promoting commerce, strengthening people, and improving life. #MoreThanAMembership


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  • A Letter from the President

    Thank you for your interest in the Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce, where our mission is to make the Natchitoches area a thriving business community. The Chamber serves each member differently according to their individual needs. Through a variety of programming and technology, our goal is for you to find your place in our business climate, grow your business through advertising and networking opportunities, and impact your community through Chamber initiatives. As you consider your budget and strategic plan for growth, I would urge you to find the membership level that best suits your needs. I would be happy to discuss the many ways in which the Chamber can serve you. 


    In Good Business,

    Laura Lyles, Chamber President


  • Our Board

    Click through the gallery to meet your 2021 Chamber Board!

  • Our Staff

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  • Chamber President

    Laura Lyles is a Natchitoches native with a passion for the Chamber and over 10 years of business management experience. She is a graduate of Northwestern State University with a B.S. in Hospitality, Management & Tourism and earned her M.B.A. from Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, LA. 

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  • Marketing Director

    Maggie Matuschka is responsible for designing and promoting all of our marketing campaigns. She has over five years of Chamber experience, and is pursuing Center for Chamber of Commerce Excellence Certification in Chamber development. Maggie is a proud graduate of Northwestern State University's School of Business. 

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  • Chamber Office Administrator

    Marilyn Mullikin has over 35 years of experience with the Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce. Marilyn is a graduate of the Center for Chamber of Commerce and handles all membership referall inquiries, as well as day-to-day operations of the Chamber office.

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  • Membership Engagement Coordinator

    Nicolle Niette is responsible for coordinating all of our Chamber events and programs, as well as planning and executing our membership retention and engagement strategies. Nicolle is a graduate of the University of Cartagena, in Bolívar, Colombia, where she received her Bachelors in Business Administration.

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