New chamber board

The Armstrong-Spallumcheen Chamber of Commerce has announced its 2014-2015 board of directors.

The Armstrong-Spallumcheen Chamber of Commerce has announced its 2014-2015 board of directors.

The new board will be sworn in at the chamber’s annual general meeting Thursday and becomes effective immediately.

“The chamber has been a part of the community for 83 years,” said president-elect Andrew Laird, of Kiss FM.

“We are looking forward to working together with our members, municipal partners  and the community to make Armstrong-Spallumcheen an even better place to work, live and play.”

Fran Stecyk, of VantageOne Credit Union, was re-elected as vice-president.

Directors re-elected to a two- year term include Bev Carlson, Royal LePage Downtown Realty; Jayme McKillop, Rancho Vignola; Linet Keir, Sweetwater Springs; Lori Shippy, Rossworn Henderson LLP.

Re-elected to one-year terms as directors are Cindy Masters, Kindale Developmental Association, and Phil Hughes, private member.

Returning directors with one year remaining in their terms are Donna Steeves, Valley First Insurance; Sean Newton, Caravan Farm Theatre; Deb Morrison, Valley First Credit Union; Peter Rotzetter, Chocoliro Finest Chocolate; Barb Hodder, Monashee Wellness Centre and Shoe Emporium.

“The board represents a wide range of sectors including financial services, hospitality, media, technology, non-profit and home-based,” said Laird.

“There is a list of long-term goals that we are looking forward to working on.”


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