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Chamber AGM, Awards and Chair Salute

PLEASE NOTE: The 2021 Grande Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting, Awards and Chair Salute is scheduled for Thursday, December 2. Details to be announced.
If you are interested in putting your name forward for our Board of Directors, watch for the nomination package coming out this fall. For more information, contact Tanya Oliver, CEO, by email or phone 780-532-5340.
The Grande Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce welcomed back its Executive and elected five Members to the Board of Directors at the Chamber’s Annual General Meeting and Awards presented by Canwest Group Benefit Consultants on December 3, 2020.
Re-assuming the role of Chair is Larry Gibson who was successfully re-elected by the members in attendance. Re-acclaimed from nominations were Tertius Genis as First Vice-Chair and Cindy Park as Second Vice-ChairDan Wong will remain on the Executive as Past Chair.
Three spots on the Board, left vacant by retiring Directors, have been filled by the following Chamber Members:
Jason Petrone
Lori Pollock
Barry Yaehne
The remaining positions went to returning Directors Ken Loudon and Cord Spero who were successful in seeking their second terms on the Board.
Those elected will join existing Directors: Jon AndersonLisa HallPamela Nordin and Karci Wallan on the 2021 Chamber of Commerce Board.
The Chamber would also like to recognize and thank retiring Board Members: Becky Bozarth, Brooks Hoffos, and Shelly Sorensen; and thank all those who allowed their names to stand for election.
Another highlight of the virtual event was the presentation of the annual Chamber Member Awards. This year’s recipients are:
• Clem E. Collins Award (Chamber Volunteer) – Shawna Miller
Business Citizen of the YearWendy Bosch
Dan H. Minchin Award (Long-Term Member Business Achievement) – Community Futures Grande Prairie & Region
Above and Beyond AwardBill Given
Past Chamber Award Recipients
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