Beautiful Bethel #268

Nestled in Maine’s Oxford Hills, the town of Bethel has long welcomed homeowners and recreational enthusiasts alike. Today we speak with people who know and love this beautiful town: Dana Bullen, resort president and general manager of Sunday River Ski Resort, and the executive director of the Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce, Robin Zinchuk.

Photo by Peter Frank Edwards


Dana Bullen

Dana Bullen has served as resort president and general manager of Sunday River since September 2004 and brings to the position more than 25 years of ski industry and management experience. Prior to his promotion to resort president and general manager, Dana served as vice president of partnership marketing for American Skiing Company, where he oversaw corporate partnership programs for the company’s entire resort network. A native of Farmington, Dana worked his way up the ski business ladder shortly after college, holding various positions at Sugarloaf and their award-winning Sugarloaf Golf Club as their golf pro.

Robin Zinchuk

Robin Zinchuk is executive director of the Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce, a position she has held since March of 1986. In her professional career she has brought the chamber from a tiny non-profit organization with a post office box and telephone answering machine, to one with more than 225 business members, three full-time staff and a budget of more than $350,000.