More than 100 business leaders representing the Richmond Chamber of Commerce (RCC) gathered at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel last Thursday (June 21) for the Annual General Meeting and to elect a new Board of Directors.
Guest speaker Anne Callaghan, U.S. consul general, provided an overview of the U.S.-Canada Beyond the Border action plan, while recent RCC chair Lisa Wong presented a summary of the chamber's accomplishments, from a new communication strategy to strengthening business connections to China.
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The new board
Chair: Barry Grabowski, Cohen Buchan Edwards
Vice chair: Brian Williams, Ashton Service Group
Treasurer: Lori Chalmers, Richmond News
Secretary: Rob Akimow, The Richmond Review
Immediate past chair: Lisa Wong, Beavis, Wong & Associates
Chair Board of Governors
Tony Kwan, Pryke Lambert Leathley Russell LLP
Board of Directors
Fan Chun, Dr. Battery
David Coons, David Coons Consultant
Gerard Edwards, Incisive Marketing Inc.
Howard Harowitz, Howard Harowitz Consulting Ltd.
Lena Hutzcal, Geotemps International Nancy Jung, HDL Group
Todd Laycraft, TD Commercial Banking
Christine Lim, Scotiabank
John Miles, Vancouver Airport Authority
Dana Westermark, Oris Consulting Ltd.