Three new directors have been elected to the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce.
The 11 member board for was elected Oct. 8 and will serve the 2013-2014 term.
Joining the board for the first time are: John Gibeau of the Honeybee Centre, Sherrold Haddad, philanthropist and former president of Flag Auto Group, and Judy Higginbotham, former Surrey City Councillor and principal of J.H. Tourism Consulting.
Re-elected are: Brian Young (Surrey and Delta Golf Clubs), Ferne Northcott (Re/Max Realty), Brock Lazaruk (Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino), Jas Chhina (Holiday Inn & Suites Surrey), Ben Wevers (The Driving Force Inc.), Shell Busey (Shell Busy’s HouseSmart), Leona Jones (Cloverdale Seniors Housing), and Addison Hubert (Preferred Properties).
The election of officers for the new term will take place at a later date.
The interim executive director is Ben Wevers, who stepped in to fill the position left unexpectedly vacant by the passing of Bill Reid in May.
The annual general meeting was very well attended, said Wevers.
“We had well over 80 people, which was just phenomenal.”
The next Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce networking luncheon is Tuesday, Nov. 12 with Five Star Catering at Sunrise Banquet Centre.
The chamber acts as the voice of business and professional people in Cloverdale to municipal, regional, provincial and federal level of governments.
The chamber board liaises with the City of Surrey, participating on a number of committees, and works to encourage new business and support existing ones.