New Faces Elected to P.G. Chamber of Commerce Board
Prince George, B.C. – The Prince George Chamber of Commerce has received a transfusion of new blood.
Cindi Pohl, Account Manager at Waste Management Inc., now sits in the President’s chair after she was elected by acclamation.
“I’m very excited, it’s going to be a fantastic year,” she says. “I’ve been on the Board for the past five years and I’ve chaired many committees and I think my leadership skills are pretty good and my passion for the chamber and the business community.”
Her priorities as president include helping to implement the Chamber’s strategic plan and “to continue to be the leading voice for the Prince George business community and acting as a resource for catalysts and positive change.”
Ranjit Gill, Executive Director of the Railway and Forestry Museum, will continue to sit on the executive as Past-President. “As President, Ranjit has done an amazing job of connecting the Chamber with other organizations she is involved with in the community. We are very glad she will remain involved with the Board and continue to help the Chamber build strong relationships,” says Christie Ray, Chamber CEO, “Cindi has an incredible business network in Prince George, and we are excited about the dedication, energy and connections she brings as President. She has demonstrated commitment to the Chamber through her role on the past executive, and as chair for several committees.”
The 2015-16 Chamber Board of Directors consists of:
President: Cindi Pohl (Waste Management Inc.)
Vice-President of Finance: Corey Naphtali (KPMG)
Vice-President: Bill Quinn (NuStride Executive Coaching)
Vice-President: Lorna Wendling (Deloitte & Touche LLP)
Past-President: Ranjit Gill (Railway and Forestry Museum)
Alex McIntosh (Prince George Free Press)
John Reid (CNC)
Roberta Stewart (Heather Sadler Jenkins LLP)
Russ Peterson (Finning Canada)
Tracey McCall (MC3 Marketing Communications)
Clint Dahl (Royal LePage)
Dan Ryan (UNBC)
Kara Biles (Canfor)
Todd Bugge (Vista Radio)
Vincent Prince (Aboriginal Business and Community Development Centre)
The new Board will be officially welcomed during the President’s Gala on April 18 at UNBC’s Bentley Centre.