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Committees

Membership in Action

The Brockville and District Chamber of Commerce is a volunteer based organization in which members sit on various committees to explore and address issues of importance to the local business community. A large portion of the work is performed by the committee members and the Chamber staff assists in facilitating and carrying out the plans. Ad Hoc committees are formed as needed and there are 7 standing committees that meet on a regular basis. They are as follows:

 

Executive | Finance | Advocacy & Economic Development  | HR Committee

Tourism | Membership | ProgrammingNominating

Ambassadors | Young Professionals

 

 

Executive Committee

 

This Committee will consist of the President, Past President, Vice President, Treasurer and Corporate Secretary. This Committee is responsible for addressing administrative and budgetary emergencies, appointing members to standing and special committees and assessing annual achievements.

 

President

Keeley Patterson

O'Farrell Financial Services Inc

Vice President

Past President

Secretary/Treasurer

HR Chair


Executive Director

Orlando Spicer 

Pat Markovich

Steve Latimer

Alain Picard

 

Pam Robertson

 

Exit Realty

Markovich and Associate

Beattie Dodge Chrysler Ltd 

Ketchum Manufacturing 

 

Chamber of Commerce

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Finance Committee

 

 

This Committee will address financial issues including but not limited to budgeting, financial reporting, purchasing policy, membership fee review and premises.

Chair:

Steve Latimer

Beattie Dodge Chrysler Ltd 

 

Committee Members:

 

Keeley Patterson

Orlando Spicer
Katherine Hobbs 
Pam Robertson

Cathie Paquette

 

O'Farrell Financial Services Inc

Exit Realty 
Brockville Tourism
Chamber of Commerce

Chamber of Commerce

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Advocacy & Economic Development Committee

 

 

This Committee will monitor and positively influence municipal affairs including taxation, government spending and regulations, as well as, any matter relating to business retention and expansion.

Chair:

 

Kent Henderson

 

RBC Royal Bank 

Committee Members:

Jessica Barabash
Pat Markovich     
Pam Robertson
Michelle Hunniford

Scott Bennett

Hang Ups Creative Picture Framing
Markovich & Associates
Chamber of Commerce
Burnbrae Farms

Brockville Storage

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HR Committee 

Chair

Alain Picard

Ketchum Manufacturing 

President
Committee Members:

 

Keeley Patterson

Sue Watts

Barry Moss

Pat Markovich

Orlando Spicer 

O'Farrell Financial Services Inc

Employment & Education Centre

Four-O-One Electric Ltd

Markovich and Associates

Exit Realty  

Tourism Committee

This Committee will provide vision and annual planning for the delivery of tourism in the area. This Committee addresses marketing, visitor services and operator services and will represent the Chamber at various tourism related events.

Chair:

Pat Markovich
 

Markovich and Associate 
 

 

 

 

Committee Members:

Robert Nolan
Josie Groniger
Stacy Roduner

Robin Houle
Jane Fullerton

Rob Thompson

George Sabaziotis

Natalie Wood

Nathalie Lavergne

Haley Veronyak 
 Kent Henderson
Pam Robertson

​Katherine Hobbs

City of Brockville 
Brockberry Grill & Suites
Comfort Inn
Brockville Arts Centre

City of Brockville (councillor) 

Rob Thompson Hotels Ltd

1000 Islands Restaurent & Pizzeria

Brockville Museum

​Spitfire Café 

DBIA
RBC 
Brockville Chamber of Commerce

​Brockville Tourism (Tourism Manager)

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Membership Committee

This Committee will address the functions that are described in value added services and set the direction for membership growth. The Committee will also monitor the Chamber's effectiveness in providing information to businesses and about business in the area.

Chair:

Alain Picard

Ketchum Manufacturing 

Committee Members:


David Murray

Chantal Richards

Madelyn Piehl 

Keeley Patterson
Jan Murray
Pam Robertson


O'Farrell Financial Services Inc 

River City Property Management Inc.

Eternal Care Cremation 

O'Farrell Financial Services Inc
Brockville Chamber of Commerce
Brockville Chamber of Commerce

 

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Programming Committee

 

 

This Committee will review, monitor and recommend Chamber revenue producing projects and initiatives. This Committee will have sub committees for special events, such as the Awards Gala and Golf Tournament.

Chair:

Barry Moss

Four-O-One Electric Ltd.

Committee Members:

Sue Watts

Keeley Patterson
Pam Robertson
Jan Murray

 

Employment & Education Centre 

O'Farrell Financial Services Inc
Brockville Chamber of Commerce
Brockville Chamber of Commerce​

 

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Nominating Committee

 

 

This Committee consists of one Executive Committee members, two Directors and a selection from the membership. This Committee is responsible for seeking and recommending members for the Board of Directors to ensure appropriate representation and a solid succession plan.

Chair:

Pat Markovich

Markovich and Associate

Committee Members:

Keeley Patterson

Tom Russell
Pam Robertson
Jan Murray

O'Farrell Financial Services

1000 Islands CDC
Brockville Chamber of Commerce
Brockville Chamber of Commerce

 

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Chamber Ambassadors

     

 

The primary role of the Ambassador is to welcome and orientate new members, engage current members and facilitate member to member networking and business. The information gathered by these individuals will open additional channels of communication between the Chamber executives and the membership. This program will assist in retention of new and existing members through personal contact and the ability to provide input on Chamber programs.
 

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Young Professionals Committee

 

 

Mission
Connect our members with the business community 

Develop opportunities for professional growth

Promote visibility of Young Professionals in the community

Advocate for the interests of our membership 

Vision
We are the leading networking organization for Young Professionals in Leeds Grenville.

Values
Diverse, Inclusive, Fun, Resourceful, Progressive

Brockville Young Professional Network - Strategic Plan 2020-2024

Click here for website information 

 Chairs:

Craig Roche

Carrie Onstein (Secretary)

Brockville General Hospital 

Career Services 

Committee Members:

Michelle Hunniford (Director)

Jordan Springer

Melissa Berquist

Burnbrae Farms 

RD Athletics 

Brockville General Hospital