Chamber Welcomes Dynamic New Board at Annual General Meeting

The Guelph Chamber’s incoming 2017-2018 Board of Directors are:

Executive Committee:
Stefan Wiesen, Intrigue Media – Chair
Melanie Lang, CBaSE, University – 1st Vice Chair
Patrick Wieland, RBC – 2nd Vice Chair
Kim Aitken, RLB LLP – Treasurer
Michael Henley, Miller Thomson LLP – Past Chair
Board Members:
Kevin Boon, Innovation Guelph
Andrew Clark, ALIGNED Insurance
Kyle Hampson, Miller Thomson LLP
Jackie Ooms, Bensol Consulting Inc
Shakiba Shayani, United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin
Mark Stoddart, Linamar Corporation
Helen Stoumbos, Gleam Media Inc.
“As the leading voice of business, the Guelph Chamber is directed by a Board that provides guidance and strategic oversight to management,” says Stefan Wiesen, incoming Chair of the Board of Directors. “Each year, the Chamber’s Membership, of over 800 businesses and organizations, elects Directors to the Board that will direct the organization on its Members’ behalf through the coming year.”
“As Directors, we have much work to do as the Chamber continues to implement its Strategic Plan 2015-2018,” adds Wiesen. “The organization’s mission – to be the leading business organization, providing thought leadership to drive community growth and economic prosperity – is ambitious. Its vision – to set the national standard for fostering community prosperity – is bold. I remain confident that, with this talented Board and the Chamber team, our goals are attainable.”
“The Chamber team is incredibly excited to begin work with the new Board,” says Kithio Mwanzia, President & CEO of the Guelph Chamber of Commerce. “We have already done much to begin implementing the organization’s Strategic Plan 2015-2018. Over the coming months, we will add to this work, ultimately striving to set the national standard for fostering community prosperity.”
The Guelph Chamber would like to acknowledge the service of outgoing Past-Chair Carly O’Brien for her years of service to this organization.
To explore the Chamber’s Strategic Plan 2015-2018, click here.
To read Board Chair Stefan Wiesen’s Message, click here 
For more information, please contact Kithio Mwanzia, President & CEO, Guelph Chamber of Commerce
P:  519.822.8081
F: 519.822.8451


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