The Board of the Burns Lake & District Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the hiring of Susan Schienbein as the Chamber Manager, effective May 1, 2015. Ms. Schienbein has been the A/Administrator of the chamber since January, 2015 and was previously the Burns Lake & District Chamber of Commerce Manager between 1996 – 1998.
“The Human Resources Committee embarked on a rigorous recruitment process for the position of the chamber manager,” stated president Greg Brown, member of the human resources committee for the chamber. “We are confident that Susan will be an asset to our organization.”
The Burns Lake & District Chamber of Commerce recently adopted a strategic plan that puts a strong emphasis on communication, advocacy and lobbying, as well as promoting local business. Schienbein recently completed a Bachelor of Professional Communication from Royal Roads University and has additional training in lobbying and advocacy, skills that will help to strengthen the chamber as the voice of business.
“We encourage our members to stop in, say hello and congratulate Susan on her new appointment,” said Brown.