Dustin Snider was elected board president for Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce elects new board

Dustin Snider elected board president

The Red Deer & District Chamber of Commence has elected its 2019-20 board of directors, including its new board president, Dustin Snider.

Snider, a managing partner at Earls Kitchen + Bar Restaurant, was the board’s vice-president in 2019-20, and just completed his first three-year term on the board.

Snider said he was pleased to see such strong representation on the board from across the business community.

“I’ve always been so impressed and encouraged by the way our business community has stood up and supported all the initiatives that go on in order to build and strengthen both non-profit and educational institutions, as well as our for-profit business community,” Snider said.


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Included on the board is Duane Melchert, of x-cel Communications, who was elected vice-president.

Mike Szyszka, of Reaction Marketing, and Todd Hicks, of Anderson Slipp LLP, were both elected to the board for three-year terms.

Returning board members include Keith McPhedran, of Pivotal LLP, who was named the board’s secretary treasurer; Stefan Forschle, of Window Innovations; Brian Urlacher, of Shop Red Deer; Matt Cassidy, of Beyond Insurance Inc.; Tammy Schlamp, of Speedpro Signs; and Kevin Wilkie, of Laebon Homes.

Two board members retired: John MacKenzie, of The Business Action Centre, who served as president since 2017 and will continue for one year as past president; and Mindi Ganson, of Strategis Group LLP Chartered Accountants.

“I look forward to working with Dustin, our newly elected board president, and the entire board to carry forward their valuable strategic visions,” said Rick More, chamber CEO, in a statement.


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