Greg Brown was appointed as the new president of the Burns Lake and District Chamber of Commerce.

Greg Brown was appointed as the new president of the Burns Lake and District Chamber of Commerce.

Chamber under new management

The Burns Lake and District Chamber of Commerce 2015 annual general meeting took place on March 4 at the Visitors Information Centre.

The Burns Lake and District Chamber of Commerce 2015 annual general meeting took place on March 4 at the Visitors Information Centre.

During the meeting, the chamber presented its strategic planning and financial statements to the public.

Greg Brown was appointed as the new president of the Burns Lake and District Chamber of Commerce. Alice Harris was appointed as the new treasurer, and Tammy Downton was appointed as the new secretary. There was no nomination for vice-president, so the position remains vacant to be filled by the board of directors during their next meeting.

(Not pictured) The new board of directors of the Burns Lake and District Chamber of Commerce swears the oath with the assistance of Mayor Luke Strimbold. (L-R) Luke Strimbold, Linda Uchacz, Alice Harris, Howard Broten, Ruben Gaytan, Steven Creelman, Greg Brown and Tammy Downton.

(Pictured) Past president of the Burns Lake and District Chamber of Commerce Kelly Holliday hands over the keys of office to new president Greg Brown during the 2015 annual general meeting. Brown also received an authentic government issued document that certified the chamber of commerce to operate as a board of trade in 1927. In fact, the document was signed by John S. Brown, Greg’s grandfather. After handing out the keys, Holliday was presented with a beautiful bouquet of flowers for her year volunteering as president.