New executive for Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce

Kal Tire's Tracy Cobb-Reeves has been elected as president of the business organization

Tracy Cobb-Reeves is the new president of the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce.

Tracy Cobb-Reeves is the new president of the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce.

There is new leadership at the helm of the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce.

Tracy Cobb-Reeves is the new president of the chamber following its annual general meeting Wednesday.

“We have a lot to look forward to as the organization continues to implement the board’s three-year strategic plan that was tabled last year,” said Cobb-Reeves.

“We were pleased to add more than 80 new members over the past year and continue to focus on adding value to our members and increasing our advocacy efforts on their behalf.”

Cobb-Reeves is the director of communications at Kal Tire and previously served as vice-president of the chamber.  She takes over from Jaron Chasca, of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services, who remains with the board as past-president.

The other table officers elected were Dauna Kennedy Grant (Vernon Public Art Gallery) who takes over as vice-president and Markus Schrott (BDO Canada) who remains in the secretary-treasurer role after being re-elected.

Directors at large for 2015-2016 include Phil Dyck (Okanagan Real Estate Investments), Adrienne Harris (Portico Property Services), Marlene Higgins (Kal Tire), Geordie McLennan (Western Financial Group), Graham Matthews (Nixon Wenger), Pam Owen (Vantage One), Rob Tedham (RBC Dominion Securities) and Diana Wilson (Kal Tire).