Chamber hosts Governance 101 orientation

The facilitator for the session will be Deb McClelland, who specializes in governance matters

The Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce is offering Governance 101 once again.

The orientation training for boards and staff will be held April 23.

“This dynamic workshop will help you and your board function more effectively than ever before,” said Dan Rogers, chamber general manager.

“Learn the essential strategies and best practices of boards and board directors who have discovered how to govern in ways that are effective, efficient and results oriented.”

The facilitator for the session will be Deb McClelland, who specializes in governance matters, board and director development, strategic planning, assessment of board performances and chief executive officer performance evaluations.

She is currently the CEO of the Kamloops Chamber of Commerce and the incoming president of the Chamber Executives Association of Canada.

The training session runs from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. (registration is at 8:15 a.m.) at the chamber office, 2901 32nd St. The event includes a half-hour lunch break and lunch will be provided.

The cost to attend is $55 plus tax for chamber members and $80 plus tax for non-members.

For information or to register, go to www.vernonchamber.ca or call the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce at