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New Board of Directors 2019

Members attended the swearing in of the 2019 Board of Directors by Mayor Ed Mayne on April 11, 2019 at the Annual General Meeting held at the Bayside Resort.

‘As the incoming President of the Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce, my focus will be on working with the Board of Directors to embrace its responsibilities as an effective governing body of the Chamber. Transparency, inclusivity, and accountability with all board decisions will be a priority. The new Board of Directors and Executive team will carry out these important responsibilities on behalf of members, and having a committed board, staff and executive team is key to accomplishing our strategic goals. I am looking forward to leading a board who are passionate about wanting to improve business opportunities and economic development in the region.’ said Jeannie Maltesen, President, Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce. 

Group 1

 Left to right Front Row: Donna Andres, Jeannie Maltesen, Kathy Morrison, Meghan Walker, Cassie Long, Rakaia McCarthy, Jeff Frankford

Back Row Left: Brian McLean, Charmaine Smith, Susan Wismer, Dave Willie, Luc Ouellet, Tricia Korkowski

Introducing the new Board:

Executive team:

President – Jeannie Maltesen, Vancouver Island University

President Elect – Meghan Walker, Royal LePage

Vice-President – Brian McLean, Core Insurance Solutions

Treasurer – Tamara Schmidt, CIBC

Past President – Dave Willie, Black and White Event Rental


The selection of 7 new Directors:

Donna Andres – Lady’s Mantle

Jeff Frankford – Island Cleaning Supplies

Cassie Long – Bayview Strata Management

Kathy Morrison – Tigh Na Mara Seaside Spa Resort & Conference Centre

Luc Ouellet, SD 69

Charmaine Smith – Coastal Community Credit Union

Susan Wismer – Parksville Historical Society

And 2 Directors returning to complete the second year of their two-year term:

Tricia Korkowski, Coastal Colour Printing

Rakaia McCarthy-Clark, Mercedes Lane


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