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    PRESIDENT 

    Neil Wyper, Wyper Law  
    Penticton, BC 
    Phone: (250) 462-3685 
    neil@wyper.ca

    http://wyperlaw.ca/

     

    Neil Wyper is a lawyer, practicing in the areas of business law and wills & estates law. He helps families prepare for the future, including estate planning and incapacity planning, as well as helping executors with the administration of estates. He also helps entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses, and develops agreements to avoid disputes. Neil has a Juris Doctor in law and a Bachelor of Engineering in electrical engineering, both from the University of Victoria. Before law school, he spent ten years designing electronics and software for industrial applications, much of it as an independent consultant.

     

    Neil is an activvolunteer, and presently serves as the vice president of the NOW Canada Society, which provides services for women who have experienced addictions, abuse, sexual exploitation and mental health challenges. Neil is also a member of the Rotary Club of Penticton and JCI Penticton. Previously, Neil served as the president and as the treasurer of the Okanagan Masters Swim Club, and as the Kelowna Chapter Coordinator of the Tetra Society of North America.

     

    Neil moved to Penticton with his wife and daughters in 2015, and is seeking new clients throughout the South Okanagan.

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    VICE PRESIDENT 
    Julie Read, Wildstone Group
    Penticton, BC
    Phone: (250) 493-3947
    jread@wildstone.com

    https://www.wildstone.com/

     

     

    I am a Certified Human Resources Professional who has been working in the field of Human Resources for the past 12 years. In that time I have had experience in the engineering, manufacturing and construction industries. I have obtained my Bachelor of Management with a major in Human Resources degree through Athabasca University. I enjoy working as part of a dynamic and innovative team that fosters ideas and out of the box thinking. In my current role of HR Manager for Wildstone, I am involved in the development of policies and strategic planning that will enable us to grow. It is my belief that Human Resources should be a business partner and can be a critical resource in growth and development.

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    PAST PRESIDENT

    Michael Magnusson, Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Ltd
    21 Lakeshore Drive West

    Penticton, BC

    (250) 487-1280
    mmagnusson@lakecitycasinos.com

    http://www.lakecitycasinos.com

     

     

    Michael is the General Manager of the Penticton Casino with Gateway Casinos and Entertainment Ltd., and has over 15 years of gaming industry experience in Canada with a focus on casino management and operations.  He holds a Business Administration Diploma from the College of the Rockies, and has completed numerous business and casino-related courses at Athabasca University and the University of Nevada.

     

    Born and raised in Kelowna, he began his career in gaming in 2000 at the Kamloops Casino.  Throughout the years, he held management positions at various gaming properties and has served as General Manager for St. Eugene Golf Resort and Casino in Cranbrook and Lake City Casino in Kelowna.

     

     

    Michael actively looks for ways to help better the Community through volunteering and by supporting initiatives through Gateway Casinos and the Chamber aimed at raising the quality of life and economic well-being of the South Okanagan. 

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    TREASURER

    Tracy Van Raes, Total Restoration Services
    505 Dawson Avenue
    Penticton, BC
    (250) 493-8028
    tracy@totalrestore.ca

    http://www.totalrestoration.ca/

     

     

    I am the Marketing Manager at Total Restoration Services, here in Penticton. I have been involved with the Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce starting as an Ambassador, and now serving second year of my two-year term as director. This year I am  very happy to accept my role as the Treasurer for 2017-2018 Board. I am passionate about this role and believe that I can add many benefits to the existing team with ideas on growing the chamber. I am an excellent representative for the Penticton Chamber; I attend most events and know many of the existing members. My networking skills and involvement in other community initiatives would assist me greatly in this role.

     

     

    I am involved in JCI Penticton, South Okanagan Victims Assistance, Habitat for Humanity, and Junior Achievements. I am also serving on the Downtown Revitalization Committee and the Transportation Committee for the City of Penticton, as well as a member of LIP Council. In addition to this, I have been the PAC Chair at Carmi Elementary for the past four years. I am the past T-ball Director for Penticton Minor Baseball. I participate actively in my community and enjoy giving back. 

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    Don Brown, Brown Benefits Agency Ltd.
    206 - 2565 Main Street

    West Kelowna, BC
    Phone: (250) 763-4284
    Fax: (877) 818-0904

    info@brownbenefits.ca

    http://www.brownbenefits.ca/​​

     

     

     

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    Daryl Clarke, Individual Member
    254 Power Street
    Penticton, BC
    Phone: (250) 492-9198 Ext 6
    daryl.clarke@cuttech.com

     

     

     

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    Jason Cox, Past President

    The People’s Craft House

    103-1652 Fairview Rd

    Penticton, BC 

    250-493-5786

    jcoxconsulting@gmail.com

    http://www.thepeoplescrafthouse.com/

     

     

     

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    Harley Elasoff, Sandman Hotel Penticton

    939 Burnaby Ave,

    Penticton, BC

    250-493-7151

    gm_penticton@sandman.ca

    https://www.sandmanhotels.com/

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    Christine Felts, Felts Photo & Printing Services

    221 Main St, Penticton, BC

    250-328-4395

    inquiries@feltsphoto.ca

    https://feltsphoto.ca/

     

     

     

     

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    Natalie Grant, Grant Media & Raising Modern

    212 Main Street Penticton, BC

    604-363-3380

    natalie@grantmediapr.com

    http://www.grantmediapr.com

     

     

     

     

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    Deborah Moore, Re/Max Penticton Realty

    3115 Skaha Lake Rd #101, Penticton, BC

    250-486-0211

    deborahmoore@remax.net

    http://www.realestateinpenticton.ca/

     

     

     

     

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    Leah Schulting, CANADIAN MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION - SOUTH OKANAGAN SIMILKAMEEN

    2852 Skaha Lake Rd

    Penticton, BC

    250-493-8999

    schultin@telus.net

    http://sos.cmha.bc.ca​

     

     

     

     

     

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    Tyson Still, Winecrush

    221 Main St, Penticton, BC

    250-486-1193

    tyson@winecrush.ca

    https://winecrush.ca/

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    Diana Stirling, Loco Landing Adventure Park
    75 Riverside Drive
    Penticton, BC 
    Phone: (250) 770- 1896
    diana@locolanding.com

    http://www.locolanding.com/​

     

     

     

     

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    D. George, Boston Pizza

    1900 Main St,

    Penticton, BC

    780-668-3537

    www.bostonpizza.com

     

     

     

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