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Greater Victoria, BC News


Date ArticleType
10/25/2011 Media Release
Chamber Announces 2012 Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                    

Chamber Announces 2012 Board of Directors

October 25, 2011 - Victoria, BC – The Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce its Board of Directors for 2012. The Chamber holds yearly elections, where half of the board’s terms expire and those directors may seek re-election by running along with new candidates for seats on the board.

“ The strength of the 2012 Board will help shape the direction for the Chamber in the coming year, with a strong focus on delivering the best possible value to our members,“ said John Espley, Chair of the 2012 Board of Directors. “Our election process attracted a number of candidates resulting in an incredible combination of skills and depth of experience that will benefit the business community.”


The 2012 Chamber Executive will be:

Chair - John Espley, Accent Inns

Vice Chair – Darlene Hollstein, The Bay Centre

Past Chair – David Marshall, Strategus Consulting

Secretary – Kimberly Hughes, Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort and Spa

Treasurer – Frank Bourree, Chemistry Consulting Group

Member at Large - Al Hasham, Maximum Express Courier, Freight and Logistics

CEO – Bruce Carter, Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce

The rest of the 2012 Directors of the Board of Directors includes Rose Arsenault (Placement Group), Capt(N) Craig Baines (CFB Esquimalt), Mike Black (Capital Iron), Kathleen Burton  (Victoria Hospice), Dan Dagg (Hot House Marketing), Janell Karst (CGI Information Systems & Management Consultants)  Sang Ly (KPMG), David Rand (the Cridge Centre),Jesse Szczpanowski (Marv Holland Apparel ), and John Wilson (Wilson’s Transportation).


For more information contact:

Ellen Henry                                                                                         John Espley

Manager of Member Communications                                  Chair
Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce                               Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce

Cell:  250-812-0510                                                                           Email:


About The Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce has approximately 1500 members and is the voice of business for the Greater Victoria region. The Greater Victoria Chamber has received Accreditation with Distinction from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.


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