Policy Council

The Tri-Cities Chamber Policy Council is a standing committee of the Board with executive authority over public policy at the Chamber. It is made up of the Chief Executive Officer, the Vice Chair of the Board, two board members and an at-large member.

Michael Hind, CEO, Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce
Carlo Zarrillo, Vice Chair, Board of Directors
Tereza McDermid, Vice Chair, Board of Directors
Randy Webster, Board Director
Kevin Richter, Chair, Economics, Douglas College
 

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Civic Affairs Committee

The Civic Affairs Committee is a standing Issues Committee reporting to the Policy Council. It is responsible for examining issues related to municipal governments, economic development initiatives of the municipalities within the jurisdiction of the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce and making recommendations on public policy positions related to those issues.

Chair: Laura Dick


Government Budget & Finance

The Government Finance Committee is a standing Issues Committee reporting to the Policy Council. It is responsible for examining issues related to government finances, including but not limited to federal, provincial, and municipal budgets and tax policies and making recommendations on public policy positions related to those issues.

Chair: Peter Kobayashi


Immigration & International Trade

The Immigration & International Trade Committee is a standing Issues Committee reporting to the Policy Council. It is responsible for examining issues related to immigration, immigrant communities, and international trade and making recommendations on public policy positions related to those issues.

Chair: Trish Mandewo


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