2023 Call for Nominations


We support and grow business to build a strong economic community through proactive leadership in advocacy and relevant programming.


Respected leader in regional economic growth and building vibrant business relationships.

2022 Highlights

  • Active community participation and lobbying on behalf of our member businesses

Including: Providing a voice for business to Municipal, Provincial and Federal Governments

  • Delivery of valuable education & support throughout COVID 19. Many support business campaigns, using social media and our communication platform to promote our members. Also, very successful “Shop Where Your Heart Is” shop local campaign once again in winter of 2022.
  • Successful In-Person Award Gala – Celebrating individuals, organizations, and businesses.
  • Provided free antigen screening kits for small and medium businesses.
  • Delivery of valuable membership services including member exclusive discount insurance programs, Member to Member discount Program and other member benefits.
  • Partnership with the Brockville Winter Classic for our Fun Golf Tournament, raising funds to help support the Winter Classic with their project at Rotary Park.

Benefits and Rewards of Being a Chamber Volunteer

  • Actively participate in affecting positive change in business
  • Strengthen your community through its voice of business.
  • Develop new skills and enhance current skills.
  • Expand your network of contacts and relationships.
  • Increase your knowledge of issues affecting your business.
  • Work with the community’s business leaders and stakeholders

Nomination Process & Timelines

Jan 24                    Strike Nominating Committee

Feb 28/ Mar 28      Final Nomination Report presented to the Board of Directors

Mar 16                    Nomination Report and Final Call for Nominations

Mar 23                   Nominations Deadline, at 4 pm

Mar 30                    Annual General Meeting  

Call for Nominations

The Brockville and District Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations from the membership to fill one director position.  The final call for nominations is March 16, 2023 at 4pm.  Please ensure the nominee has agreed to let their name stand for consideration on the Chamber Board.  Forward the following information to pjrobertson@brockvillechamber.com or fax to 342-6849.  Additional inquiries may be directed to Pamela Robertson, Executive Director, 613-342-6553, ext.101

  • Name of Nominee                                  
  • Company/Organization
  • Telephone Number
  • Nominating Member
  • Outline of Nominee’s Background

Terms of Office

Brockville and District Chamber of Commerce

  • Elected for two-year term and shall not hold office for more than 12 consecutive years.       By-Law Section 5.2

If you would like to recommend a suitable candidate (s), please contact either Orlando Spicer, President – Brockville and District Chamber of Commerce orlandospicer@gmail.com or Pamela Robertson, Executive Director of Brockville and District Chamber of Commerce pjrobertson@brockvillechamber.com

Responsibilities of a Brockville and District Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

  • Attend monthly meetings usually the 4th Tuesday afternoon of each month.
  • Attend the Annual General Meeting, held in March of each year.
  • Be a member of at least one committee of the board or task group which meets in conjunction with Board meetings
  • Prepare for and participate in board meetings and understand the information provided in order to support substantive discussion and sound decision making to help the board fulfill its fiduciary responsibilities
  • Be an ambassador of the Brockville and District Chamber of Commerce in the Brockville & area community
  • Supporting and attending events and functions that the Brockville and District Chamber of Commerce put on for our members

To: Brockville and District Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Members

From: Orlando Spicer, President of the Brockville and District Chamber of Commerce –

          Chair, Nominating Committee

Re: Annual General Meeting, Slate of Officers

Up for Re-Election

Orlando Spicer                   Modern Brock Group

Barry Moss                        Four-O-One Electric Ltd

Keeley Patterson                O’Farrell Financial Services Inc

Sue Watts                         Employment & Education Centre

Zeke Cox                          BDC

Andrew Melchers                IN Engineering & Surveying

Teanne Larocque                Employment & Education Centre

Jamie Puddicombe             St. Lawrence College

Completing 2-Year Term

Alain Picard                       Ketchum Manufacturing Inc

Kent Henderson                 RBC

Steve Latimer                    Beattie Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ltd

Christina Covey-Shannon    RBC

Melissa Boulton (YPN)         

Vacancies to be Filled:

Vacant Seat (Young Professional Director)

Vacant Seat (Chamber Director)

Board of Directors Slate for 2023

Jamie Puddicombe (Incumbent)      St. Lawrence College

Orlando Spicer (Incumbent)           Modern Brock Group

Teanne Larocque (Incumbent)        Employment & Education Centre

Zeke Cox (Incumbent)                    BDC

Keeley Patterson (Incumbent)         O’Farrell Financial Services Inc

Andrew Melchers (Incumbent)        IN Engineering & Surveying                      

Barry Moss (Incumbent)                 Four-O-One Electric Ltd

Additional Nominees