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Providing Growth Opportunities for Kamloops & District Business

We Connect, Support & Advocate For the Kamloops Business Community

We’re proud to support over 700 members throughout the Thompson Valley region. The Kamloops & District Chamber provides members opportunities to grow their business and become community leaders through benefit opportunities & professional development programming, including the Business Excellence Awards, industry specific focus groups, networking luncheons, committees, peer lead seminars and much more.

Member Benefits

Board of Directors 2021-2022 Board of Directors

Kate Stebbings

President Trans Mountain Canada Inc. Manager of Engagement

Tim Shoults

1st Vice President Thompson Region Division of Family Practice Executive Director

Cindy Piva

2nd Vice President Thrive Business Strategies Business Executive Coach, Consultant, Trainer

Alicia Glaicar

Secretary Gillespie & Company LLP Lawyer

Abhinav Ashok

Treasurer Independent Senior Client Manager

Daniel Carroll

Past President Fulton & Co. LLP Partner

Colin O'leary

Director O'leary and Associates Ltd. Principal

Nicholas Adams

Director Interior Display Services CEO

Sara Lawson

Director Schoening Funeral Service General Manager

Mickael Maddison

Director SilverServers Inc. President and CEO

Phillip Stagg-Tanner

Director Acres Enterprises Ltd. Vice President, Operations

Rick Welch

Director NRB Modular Solutions Strategic Sales Director, Social & Affordable Housing Programs

Michael Martens

Director Rocky Mountaineer Director, Safety, Security & System Operations

George Casimir

Director Community Futures Development Corporation of Central Interior First Nation General Manager

Korah Dewalt-Gagnon

BC Chamber of Commerce Representative New Gold Indigenous Relations & Community Superintendent

TKWENEM7ÍPLE7 Joshua Gottfriedson

Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc Councillor - liaison to Chamber

Chamber Staff

Acacia Pangilinan

Executive Director

Brian Jones

Manager, Development & Membership


Brant Hasanen Policy Advisor

Past President of the Kamloops Chamber of Commerce, Past President of the BC Chamber of Commerce and past Board Member of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. Also, he is the Vice Chair of the BC Chamber Policy Review Committee, serves on the Canadian Chamber Taxation and Economics policy committee and a long term active participant of the Kamloops policy development process.

His role as Policy Advisor for the Kamloops Chamber is to identify, and participate in creation and advancement of policies related to the business community. It also includes working with provincial and national chamber policy committees on the advancement of all policy initiatives.

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Our Corporate Partners

The Kamloops Chamber of Commerce is situated on the traditional and unceded lands of the Tk'emlups Te Secwepemc within Secwepemc'ulucw, the traditional territory of the Secwepemc people. We are honored to live and work and play on this land and acknowledge the complicated history and humbly move forward in a spirit of collaboration and gratitude.