Kelly-Ann Argue is among the new Chemainus Chamber of Commerce directors.

Kelly-Ann Argue is among the new Chemainus Chamber of Commerce directors.

New members added to Chemainus Chamber of Commerce

A wealth of knowledge and diversity brought to the board

Several new directors have been added to the Chemainus Chamber of Commerce.

They include: Kelly-Ann Argue (Classic Carriages), Michael Erichsen (Island Savings Insurance), Laurel Gourley (Laurel’s Place), Sam Higgs (Sawmill Taphouse and Grill), Paul McGregor (49th Parallel Grocery), Dorothy McKee (Chemainus Liquor Store), Lorna Rivard (Chemainus Theatre Gallery), Roy Summerhayes (Vancouver Island Web Media) and Len Lavender (Royal Canadian Legion Chemainus Branch 191).

“The diversity of these new directors brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our board,” noted Chamber President Lana Halme. “Collectively, we cover all the sectors that make Chemainus the exciting commercial hub that it is.

“Our diversity is our strength and it forms a solid base that will allow us to better serve and assist the business community in Chemainus to grow and prosper in the years to come.”

Other executive members on the board with Halme include: Aly Tomlin (Riot Brewing Company), second vice president; Anita Voisin (Chemainus Family Eye Care), secretary/treasuer; and George Gates (Farm Table Inn), immediate past president.