2020 Board of Directors

2020 Board of Directors

January 21, 2020
GREATER WESTSIDE BOARD OF TRADE ANNOUNCES
2020 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Greater Westside Board of Trade, hosted its Annual General Meeting January 15 at The Cove Lakeside Resort. It is pleased to announce its 2020 Board of Directors with President Craig Garries, Owner, PostNet West Kelowna, and Vice President, Calvin Barr, Owner, Ever-Clear Window Cleaning and Luxury Lake Tours, leading the Board.
“We want to remain relevant to Westside businesses. We want to hear what’s keeping our members up at night. I encourage all Westside businesses to attend our events or visit the office to learn more on how we can help you grow your business,” says Craig Garries.
           EXECUTIVE:
  • Craig Garries, Owner, PostNet West Kelowna (President)
  • Calvin Barr, Owner, Luxury Lake Tours (Vice President)
  • Amber Hall, Sr. Regional Market Manager, Telus, (Second Vice President)
  • Sarah Sabo, Owner, Aries Accounting (Treasurer)
  • Ray Kandola, Owner, City Furniture (Secretary)
     DIRECTORS AT LARGE:
  • Andrea East, Lawyer, Pushor Mitchell
  • Julie Pringle, Owner, snap Commercial Photography
  • Sean Shepherd, Owner, Nucleus Strategies
  • Ed Stephens, West Kelowna Daybreak Rotary
  • Carmen Weld, Development Officer, BC Cancer Foundation
APPOINTEE DIRECTORS:
  • James Carmichael, Vice Chair, Westbank First Nation Economic Development Commission
  • John Perrott, Economic Development & Tourism Manager, West Kelowna City
“We want members to connect with like-minded individuals who share the same passion for the Westside economy as well as its residents,” says Vice President Calvin Barr.
“A big success for us was the recent launch of the Business Watch Program. Partnering with the Regional District, RCMP and both Westside municipal governments is a key collaboration. It shows Westside businesses that the Board of Trade is looking out for you.”
Contact the GWBOT office if you are interested in membership or joining a committee within this dynamic organization.
From L to R: Julie Pringle, Ed Stephens, Ray Kandola, Sarah Sabo, Calvin Barr, Carmen Weld, Andrea East, Amber Hall, Craig Garries, Sean Shepherd
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MISSION STATEMENT
The Greater Westside Board of Trade will impact growth and prosperity of the local business community by advocating opportunities, economic sustainability and collaboration among Greater Westside businesses and various levels of government.
For further information:
Karen Beaubier
Executive Director
Greater Westside Board of Trade
250.768.3378