Richmond News


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3/30/2017 Press Release

Richmond Chamber of Commerce Announces New Board of Directors


Richmond, BC– Over 100 Business leaders representing the Richmond Chamber of Commerce gathered at the Pacific Gateway Hotel, on Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 for the Richmond Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting & Conference to elect the new Board of Directors.

CEO of Translink, Kevin Desmond, joined the luncheon as speaker for a fireside chat with Matt Pitcairn, President & CEO of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce. The conversation covered Metro Vancouver’s global leadership in transit technology and potential improvements to regional transit.

The Richmond Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the following Board for 2017/18:

Executive Officers

Rob Akimow, Chair, Director of Advertising, Richmond News
Barbara Tinson, Vice Chair, Business Centre Manager, Business Development Bank of Canada
Fan Chun, Corporate Secretary/Treasurer, Chief Financial Officer, Dr. Power
Gerard Edwards, Immediate Past Chair, Vice President & Co-Founder, Incisive Marketing Inc.


Grant Bryan, Director, Richmond Cares, Richmond Gives
Phebe Chan, Managing Partner, Phebe Chan Law Corporation
Brian Corcoran, Partner, PLLR Lawyers
Cameron Fleming, Co-Owner, HME Mobility & Accessibility
Sarah Gallagher, Director, Human Resources, Vancouver Airport Authority
Matthew Ko, Partner, Manning Elliott LLP
Brock Lazaruk, Senior Marketing Manager, River Rock Casino Resort
Christine Lim, Branch Manager, Scotiabank
Clint Undseth, Vice-President, Innovation Stuart Olson
Kenneth Wu, Partner, BDO



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The Richmond Chamber of Commerce is a broad-based non-profit membership association, celebrating over 90 years of commitment to make Richmond the most prosperous and favorable place to do business.


Media Contact:

Shaena Furlong
Manager of Communications and Systems
Richmond Chamber of Commerce
604 278-2822
[email protected]