SUMMERLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCEThe Summerland Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit corporation registered under the federal Board of Trade Act.The Chamber, comprised of business license holders in Summerland, is governed by a Board of Directors.The Summerland Chamber Board is comprised of members who are active in the community and subscribe to positive growth and change that will strengthen the economic health of Summerland and the business community.The Board operates under a governance structure and is responsible to set the goals and directions, to ensure financial sustainability, and to develop policies and procedures to guide the Chamber’s work.
Board of DirectorsPresidentDeborah Moore – RE/MAX Orchard Country250 492-2266Deborah is the owner of the RE/MAX Brokerages in Summerland, Penticton & Osoyoos.She is a 31 year engaged industry member, Instructor for the BC Real Estate Association and is a Director for the South Okanagan Real Estate Board. She is a tireless advocate for the business community and is always looking for ways to assist our members in growing their businesses and increasing profitability. Deborah and her husband reside in Summerland, she is the mother of two adult children, one of which works by her side in her brokerages. She enjoys her days working with and mentoring her teams of highly productive agents in the South Okanagan.Vice PresidentRon Kubek - Lightning Rock Wineryron@lightningrockwinery.com250 488-6055After a career in Real Estate and then a few years off, Ron is now the proud owner of Lightning Rock Winery and get to work with his winemaker daughter and her husband. The winery's goal is to make high quality and delicious wines in Summerland. Ron has a long rich history of volunteering with local organizations and those around the globe. Growing up in Victoria Ron embraced the spirit of giving back. Ron was an award winning Commercial and Residential Realtor for 28 years and successful Real Estate franchiser. Ron served as a City Councilor Town of Sidney and the District of Central Saanich Councilor.
TreasurerTo Be AppointedDirectorsHanan Campbell - Avery Law Office778 516 2675Hanan has been practicing law for 20 years. Originally from Edmonton, Hanan and her family moved to Summerland in .She leads the Business Law team at Avery Law Office. Hanan has always been engaged 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 given first made good business sense.Hanan is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and has just completed a two-year term on the Federal Judicial Advisory Committee for Alberta. 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.Luke Johnson - Open Skies Medialuke@openskiesmedia.ca
250 488-3865Originally a prairie boy from Saskatoon, Luke Johnson relocated to Summerland in the fall of 2010.Since living here Luke and his wife Melissa have seen their family grow with the addition of two daughters.They really hope to put down “roots” in Summerland for years to come. Luke opened his business Open Skies Media in the summer of 2012.Offering custom website design, training and computer servicing Open Skies Media serves the entire Okanagan valley.Success has come working with clients throughout the Okanagan and Canada. Luke looks forward to his role on the Chamber board and would love to serve in whatever possible.Jayne Graydon - Saxon Wineryjayne@saxonwinery.com250 460 1654Jayne 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 a member of Summerland’s Bottleneck Drive where she was a Board Member for 5 years, and is now on the Events Committee. BND is group of wineries, cideries a brewery and a distillery that is growing rapidly. Jayne recently became a Director of the Summerland Chamber and 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.