The Squamish Chamber of Commerce members have elected five incumbent and four newcomers to the Board of Directors. The following have been elected to join the Board of Directors for a one-year term for 2023/24.
Roxanna Dees, Euphoria Natural Healthcare
Agustina Coccaro, Wealthsense Financial
Theodora Jean, Coldwater Communications
Laura Prosko, Woodfibre LNG
Incoming directors will be joined by the following incumbents, who were re-elected: Jacquie Menezes, 7th Wave Consulting, Catherine Webster, from Sea to Sky Gondola Limited Partnership, Michel-Andre Aubin from the Business Development Bank of Canada, Brandon Baker from Garibaldi Eye Care and Gale Kim from Mackoff Mohamed.
Each director volunteers their expertise, time and knowledge to supporting the Squamish Chamber and the Squamish business community. In a statement, the Squamish Chamber thanked outgoing Directors Jack Montpellier, former secretary Christine Barton and former president Abby Majendie for their contributions to the board over the last two years.
“The Squamish Chamber welcomes the 2023/24 Board of Directors and thanks our outgoing directors who brought dependency, professionalism and made significant contributions to the governance of the Squamish Chamber of Commerce” said Board President, Catherine Webster.
The Squamish Chamber has joined the federal government’s 50.30 Challenge, which aims to advance gender parity (50%) and provide significant representation (30%) of equity-deserving group on boards and in senior management roles. This goal has been achieved for the 2023/24 term and the Squamish Chamber looks forward to supporting an inclusive and diverse business community.
“We have an engaged, business-focused board of directors, bringing perspectives that are locally and professionally diverse, which will enhance our organization and our ability to support a business community where security, growth and success is accessible for all. We look forward to a successful 2023,” said Chris Fehr, Executive Director.