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    Chamber Committees

     

    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:

     

    Brandy Maslowski, Executive Director 778-476-3111

    director@penticton.org

     

    Executive Committee

    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)

     


    Finance Committee

    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:  Tracy Van Raes 

     


    Governance Committee

    Chair: Harley Elasoff 

     

     

    Advocacy/Policy Committee

    Chair: Don Brown

     

     

    One Penticton Committee

    Chair: Diana Stirling

     

     

    Nominations Committee

    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

     

     

    Ambassador Committee 

    Chair:  Spencer Brown

    Staff Liaison: Nita Khanal 

     


    External Committees

    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