Chamber director election results announced


The Battlefords Chamber of Commerce has announced the results of the director elections for a 2019-2020 term on the board of directors.

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Twelve candidates allowed their names to stand in the election, which saw ballots mailed to Battlefords Chamber of Commerce member businesses and organizations in good standing. The closing date for ballots to be returned was Dec. 31, 2018.

The nominations committee representatives met the first week of January to tabulate and verify the results. Their recommendations will be forwarded for ratification to the current board of directors at its upcoming meeting. The new board members will join in at the Annual General Meeting and commence their duties on the board at Board Meeting 2019-#1 in February.

Elected for a two-year term are: (in alphabetical order) [Incumbents are marked with an *]

Darren Erbach, Fisher’s Drug Store;

Jaylyn Lawrence, Matrix Law Group;

Kayla Petersen*, Re/Max of the Battlefords;

Melanie Roberts*, North West College;

Derek Schmidt*, Bill & Don’s Mens Wear;

Warren Williams*, Bralin Technology Solutions.

With updated bylaws of the Battlefords Chamber of Commerce, the board will seat up to 18 persons for the term in 2019. Once the elections take place next year, the goal to reach the new total of 15 board seats will be achieved.

The Battlefords Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all of the candidates who allowed their names to stand in the election, and all of the member businesses who exercised their right to vote. No spoiled ballots were submitted this year.

The Annual General Meeting of the Battlefords Chamber of Commerce will be held Tuesday, Feb. 5, at which time the new directors will be presented.

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