Jason Bickling and Family

Jason Bickling with his wife Teresa and children Ronan and Maren. 

Jason Bickling has been selected as the new executive director of the Seward Chamber of Commerce. Bickling took over for retiring executive director Cindy Clock on Nov. 1.

Bickling has been in Seward for almost ten years, having come from Lake Iliamna to become Seward Middle School principal. For the past four and a half years he has served as a regional director for an international nonprofit. He has an undergraduate degree in economics and master’s degrees in teaching and education. Before his stint in education, he was an analyst in the hi-tech industry and spent time doing marketing and advertising.

Bickling said in a release from the chamber, "I’m excited to be part of the Chamber of Commerce team and continue to promote our great city and help our businesses thrive."