The Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce relies on several active, working committees to help advance the goals of the association. Descriptions and current goals for each committee are listed below. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact:
Kim Kirkham, Executive Director 778-476-3111
The Executive Committee consists of the immediate Past President, Vice President, Treasurer, Executive Director and is chaired by the current President. The committee has the power of administration and between meetings of the Board shall control the routine business of the Chamber.
Chair: Neil Wyper (President)
The committee meets regularly to review and approve monthly financial statements, and puts forward recommendations for the maintenance and improvement of internal controls of the Chamber.
Chair: Harley Elasoff
Chair: Don Brown
One Penticton Committee
Chair: Diana Stirling
Chair: Julie Read
Tiered Membership Task Force
This task force has the Board mandate to focus on membership categories and how they are serving our members, with the ultimate goal of transition to a tiered membership system.
Business Excellence Awards Task Force
This task force is in place to review the award categories, business nominations and winner selection process.
OCP Task Force
Education Task Force
Chair: Spencer Brown
Staff Liaison: Nita Khanal
Additionally, the Chamber holds representation on several community committees in order to progress the needs and voice of our membership. This includes representation on the following:
Both City of Penticton Community Revitalization Committees
Chamber Representative: Tracy Van Raes
Transportation Advisory Committee
Chamber Representatives: Tracy Van Raes, Daryl Clarke