Board of Directors
President - Ron Kubek, Lightning Rock Winery
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After a successful career in real estate building a national franchise, Ron is now the proud owner of Lightning Rock Winery. Joining him in this family-owned business is his winemaker daughter and her husband. The winery’s goal is to produce delicious, high-quality wines, representing Summerland as a unique regional wine-producing area. Growing up in Victoria, Ron knows the importance of hard work balanced with a spirit of giving back. He has a long history of working with local and international non-profit organizations both as a volunteer and consultant. Ron was an award-winning commercial and residential realtor and founder of Keller Williams Realty Canada. He also served as a city councillor for the Town of Sidney and then for the District of Central Saanich. Ron plans on bringing his successful knowledge of running businesses and his experience on city councils and other chambers of commerce to his role as President of the Summerland Chamber.
Vice President - Hanan Campbell - Campbell Law
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Hanan is the founder of Campbell Law, a boutique business law office where she devotes all her time to assisting business owners and operators navigate their way through a variety of business matters. Hanan has over 20 years of experience practicing law, gained through a combination of private practice, government practice and as in-house counsel. Originally from Edmonton, Hanan and her family moved to Summerland in June 2018. Hanan has always enjoyed engaging with the business community. She was the Associate General Counsel to a large private utility company in Edmonton, where her role required her to make sure any legal advice provided by her team first made good business sense. Hanan is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and was previously the Alberta Canadian Bar Association appointee to the Federal Judicial Advisory Committee for Alberta, where she was involved in reviewing the applications of Alberta lawyers seeking a federal judicial appointment. When not practicing law, Hanan can be found at the local arena watching her sons’ hockey games or out enjoying nature and all the beauty that Summerland has to offer.
Treasurer - Len Colman, BA, CFP, CLU
Senior Investment Advisor, Manulife Securities Incorporated
Insurance Representative, Manulife Securities Insurance Agency
Len has been in the financial services industry for more than 20 years. He owns a successful practice based in Summerland and works with clients on all aspects of their financial planning, estate planning, investment and insurance needs.
Len brings a wealth of various past board experience to the Summerland Chamber of Commerce including:
Advocis – The Financial Advisors Association of Canada
National Board Member, Finance Committee, Chapter Advisory Council, Board Liaison,
Governance Task Force, Chair Audit Committee, Chair Hearing Panel
Canadian Association of Financial Planners
National Board Member, Co-Chair Membership
Ontario Association of Financial Planners – Board President
Central Ontario Chapter – Past President, President, Professional Development Director
Kidney Foundation of Ontario – Board Member & Treasurer
Rotary Club of Don Mills - Board Member & Treasurer
White Rock Tennis Club - Board Member & President
In his spare time, he enjoys planning tennis, squash, curling, fishing, biking, gardening & skiing.
Luke Johnson - Open Skies Media
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Luke Johnson is born and raised in Canada. Originally a prairie boy from Saskatoon, SK he has lived in 4 of the provinces. The oldest of three boys, Luke has learned the value of family. Having his wife to come beside him further makes him a better person and compliments many of his shortfalls. With the addition of two daughters into his life, Luke has come to cherish the small things much more. Throughout his career, Luke has gained many valuable experiences. Luke currently runs and operates Open Skies Media - a digital marketing and web design agency. Being a part of a vibrant, exciting board means a lot to Luke. He wants to get involved and get things done for Summerland!
Jayne Graydon - Saxon Estate Winery
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Jayne is the co-owner of Saxon Winery since January 2012 with her husband Paul. At Saxon they make wine from their own vineyard and locally grown organic grapes. She emigrated from England in August 2003 and settled in Calgary for 9 years with her 3 grown up children. Jayne is a proud member of the Rotary Club of Peachland and enjoys working with her fellow Rotarians raising funds for good causes. Jayne is looking forward to working with the other Directors to make a difference in her town where she loves to live, work and play. She enjoys her time with family, friends and especially loves to be with her young grandson.
Erin Hayman - GPH Mechanical
Ken Sewell - Summerland TIMBER MART
Ken has lived in Summerland since 1974. He married my wife Lana in 1985 and started a family in 1990. Ken has owned and operated a retail/wholesale hardware store and commodity distribution centre since 1991. He has served on a selection of boards over the last 25 years including:
Summerland Chamber of Commerce director 1990’s & 2020
South Okanagan Canadian Home Builders (executive committee)
Kettle Valley Steam Railway (treasurer)
Seeds Publications International, a non-profit parachurch organization active in over 27 countries. (executive committee)
Ken has post-secondary education in the areas of accounting, marketing, economics, business law and human behavioral studies. He is also a certified technician for multiple software design platforms in the residential construction industry.
“My strengths are primarily in the business field and the dissemination of financial information. However, operating my own business for over 20 years has caused me to focus on teambuilding, advertising, budgeting and other business strategies.”