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Lorna Wendling back for second term as Chamber president

Lorna Wendling
Lorna Wendling

Lorna Wendling, a partner at Deloitte, is back for a second term as president of the Prince George and District Chamber of Commerce.

“I am thrilled to be returning for a second term as president,” she said. “We aggressively pursued a number of initiatives this past year and continue to engage the membership on the issues that matter most to them. While we have maintained continuity with continuing members of the board, new members represent fresh ideas and perspectives that will facilitate new dialogue and opportunities, particularly as we implement the new five-year strategic plan.”

The chamber held its annual general meeting last night where a new board and executive were elected.

2018-2019 Chamber Board of Directors consists of:

Executive:

  • President: Lorna Wendling, Partner, Deloitte (2nd term)
  • Vice-President of Finance: Frankie Albano, Partner, TBJ LLP (former VP, now VP Finance)
  • Vice-President: Kiel Giddens, Public Affairs BC, TransCanada (new VP)
  • Vice-President: Peter Sia, Dealer Principle, Northland Nissan & Hyundai (returning)
  • Past-President: Corey Naphtali, Partner, KPMG (continuing)

Directors (new):

  • Stephanie Leong, Lawyer, Heather Sadler Jenkins
  • Matt Hutcheon, Owner, Taxwerx Canada
  • Scott Lunn, General Manager, Vista Radio
  • Dave Halley, Leader, Mr. Mikes Steakhouse

Directors (continuing):

  • Kara Biles, Manager of Talent Acquisition & Workforce Planner, Canfor (re-elected)
  • Cathy MacKay, COO, EDI Environmental Dynamics
  • Mark McVey, Owner, Team Powerhouse Realty
  • Ray Noonan, Branch Manager, Scotiabank
  • Cheryl Stewart, Sales Manager, Courtyard by Marriott
  • Terry Thiara, President, Lithium One/Rippl

“Through 2018, we implemented a tremendous amount of change and new opportunities for members. We continue to evolve our processes, developing greater alignment with the needs of businesses in Prince George at the forefront,” said Todd Corrigall, CEO, Prince George Chamber of Commerce. “The incoming Board represents a strong diversity of business and verticals in our community, creating greater synergies.”