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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 9 standing committees that meet on a regular basis. They are as follows:

 

Executive | Finance | Advocacy & Economic Development  | HR Committee

Membership | ProgrammingNominating

Communications & Digital Strategy  | 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

Orlando Spicer 

Modern Brock Group

Vice President

Past President

Secretary/Treasurer

HR Chair


Executive Director

Steve Latimer 

Keeley Patterson

Christina Covey-Shannon 

Alain Picard

 

Pam Robertson

 

Beattie Dodge Chrysler Ltd 

O'Farrell Financial Services Inc

Royal Bank of Canada 

GS1 Canada

 

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:

Christina Covey-Shannon 

Royal Bank of Canada 

 

Committee Members:

Steve Latimer

Keeley Patterson

Orlando Spicer

Zeke Cox 

Pam Robertson
Cathie Paquette

Beattie Dodge Chrysler Ltd 

O'Farrell Financial Services Inc

Modern Brock Group 

Business Development Bank of Canada 
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:

Pat Markovich     
Pam Robertson
Michelle Hunniford

Katherine Hobbs 

Orlando Spicer 

Markovich & Associates
Chamber of Commerce
Burnbrae Farms

Retired 

Modern Brock Group 

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HR Committee 

This committee will review and monitor the Executive Director's mandate. Support the ED with needed HR policies and procedures. 

Chair

Alain Picard

GS1 Canada

President
Committee Members:

 

Keeley Patterson

Sue Watts

Teanne Larocque

Orlando Spicer 

O'Farrell Financial Services Inc

Employment & Education Centre

Employment & Education Centre 

Modern Brock Group 

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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

GS1 Canada

Committee Members:


David Murray

Christina Covey-Shannon 

Keeley Patterson

Teanne Larocque

Amy Kirkland
Pam Robertson


O'Farrell Financial Services Inc 

RBC 

O'Farrell Financial Services Inc

Employment & Education Centre 

YMCA of Eastern Ontario 
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

Jamie Puddicombe
Pam Robertson
 

 

Employment & Education Centre 

O'Farrell Financial Services Inc

St. Lawrence College 
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:

Orlando Spicer 

Modern Brock Group 

Committee Members:

Keeley Patterson

Tom Russell
Pam Robertson
 

O'Farrell Financial Services

1000 Islands CDC
Brockville Chamber of Commerce
 

 

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Communications & Digital Strategy Committee 

This Committee will create a digital marketing and communication strategy, investigate & initiate a membership CRM system and investigate a new website. Enhance our digital capabilities, 

Chair: Andrew Melchers IN Engineering & Surveying 
Committee Members: Steve Latimer  Beattie Dodge Chrysler Ltd
  Jamie Puddicombe  St. Lawrence College 
  Orlando Spicer Modern Brock Group 
  Katherine Hobbs   

 

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:

 

Melissa Boulton 

 

Downtown BIA 

Committee Members:

 

David Murray

Michelle Hunniford

 

 

O'Farrell Financial Services Inc

Burnbrae Farms