Kimberley BC

2019-20 Board of Directors

Published on 16-May-2019 by Kimberley Chamber {tag_name_nolink}

On May 14th, the election of the Kimberley & District Chamber of Commerce 2019-20 Board of Directors occurred at Annual General Meeting at Hotel Kimberley.  Congratulations to new board members:

  • Rob Duncan (Resorts of the Canadian Rockies)
  • Paul Cameron (Exact Tax)
  • Kathryn Arbic (North Star Veterinary Clinic)
  • Kevin Dunnebacke (Ktown Custom Auto)
  • Karen Vold (Kootenay Media - Go Kimberley, Go Cranbrook)

As well as our continuing board members:

  • Karen Cetinski (Rocky Mountain Event Planners)
  • Brian Conn (Kootenay Shadeworks/Northstar Roasting Company)
  • Jason Toner (Big Magic Design)
  • Thomas Datt (Enchanted Forest B&B)
  • Brandi O'Neill (Paper and Cup)
  • Ella Harris (Creme Cheese Shop)
  • Brian Sondergaard (Kimberley Kritters/Total Recall Digital Scanning)
  • Chantel Delaney (Sprout Health Market)
  • Sabrina Park (Creekside Physiotherapy)
  • Past President: Rachelle Langlois (Sun Life Financial)

Recent Posts

    Chamber Board Announces New General Manager

    Chamber Board Announces New General Manager

    Published on 03-Oct-2019 by Kimberley Chamber Chamber Board Announces New General Manager

    PRESS RELEASE 

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 3, 2019

    Chamber Board Announces New General Manager

    The Kimberley & District Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Holden as General Manager.  The Board’s action comes with the fullest confidence that Holden will be an excellent steward of the Chamber’s mission and a leader and advocate for our business community.

    Daniel and his family have called Kimberley home for the last two years, however Daniel is originally from Sydney, Australia where he has over 15 years of management experience in Human Resources, Business Development, and as a General Manager. He specializes in Strategic Management, Project Management, and Stakeholder Engagement.  With a Bachelor of Business (Administration) Degree and a Masters in Human Resources, Daniel brings a wealth of knowledge and experience.  With a background deeply rooted in Commerce, Daniel is passionate about supporting business improvement and growth, and with family ties to Kimberley, he is a clear choice to lead the Chamber to the next level of business advocacy.

    Holden says of his new position, "Kimberley is proving itself to have a thriving business community. I look forward to working amongst that community to support and strengthen the vibrant commerce we have in town and the surrounding district."

    Board President, Brian Sondergaard adds, “The Board is excited to have Daniel join the Chamber team, and we’re confident in his abilities to take the Chamber and its membership to the next level.” 

    The Kimberley and District Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1923 with the goal of furthering the interests of local businesses. Our mission is to serve as leaders in the promotion, development, growth and prosperity of business in our community.

    The Chamber is incorporated under the Board of Trade Act and is composed of a volunteer board of directors, the Chamber General Manager, regional business members and community partners. To learn more about the Chamber, visit www.kimberleychamber.com or email info@kimberleychamber.com.

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    Career Opportunity with the Kimberley Chamber - MANAGER

    Career Opportunity with the Kimberley Chamber - MANAGER

    Published on 20-Aug-2019 by Kimberley Chamber Career Opportunity with the Kimberley Chamber - MANAGER

    The Kimberley & District Chamber of Commerce is currently seeking a General Manager and is accepting applications from experienced and qualified candidates. 

    Click here to download a PDF file containing the position posting which includes preferred qualifications/experience and key responsibilities, along with information on how to apply for this position. 

    Closing Date of Posting: September 15, 2019

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    Voting Open for the 2019 Business Excellence Awards and Tickets on Sale!

    Voting Open for the 2019 Business Excellence Awards and Tickets on Sale!

    Published on 13-Aug-2019 by Kimberley Chamber Voting Open for the 2019 Business Excellence Awards and Tickets on Sale!

    2019 Business Excellence Awards

    Join us at the 2019 Business Excellence Awards as we recognize the outstanding small businesses, entrepreneurs, employees and organizations who contribute so much to our community and local economy.

    Tickets on sale now at http://www.kimberleychamber.com/store/2019-business-excellence-awards

    • Date: Friday, October 4th
    • Time: 6pm
    • Location: Kimberley Conference & Athlete Training Centre
    • Cost: $55 + GST for members
                $60 + GST for non-members
                $420 + GST for a table of 8


    Cast your votes and share the survey among our community. Let's recognize all of the hard work, innovation and dedication of our diverse business community! 

    Vote here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PK3X57L

    Award Categories:

    • Employer of Year
    • Environmental Stewardship Excellence Award
    • Employee of the Year
    • Hospitality Excellence Award
    • Trades Business or Person of the Year
    • Kimberley & District Chamber of Commerce Member of the Year
    • Stan Salikan Community Impact Award
    • Youth Friendly Business Award
    • Business of the Year Award
    • Marketing & Media Business of the Year Award
    • Tourism Excellence Award
    • Entrepreneur of the Year Award
    • Home Business of the Year Award
    • The Keystone Award - new this year!
    • The Rising Star Award - new this year!
    • The Healthy Kimberley Award - new this year!

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