Board of Directors : Think Local First

Board of Directors

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Steve Pearce


Advisor, Seafirst Insurance

Website: Seafirst Insurance Ltd.

Caitlin McKenzie
Caitlin McKenzie


CEO,  Monk Office

Website: Monk Office

Paul Hadfield

Past President

Owner, Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub & Guesthouses

Website: Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub & Guesthouses

Ernest Bednarz


Owner, Malahat Valuation Group

Website: Malahat Valuation Group

Craig Smith


Executive Director, Help Fill A Dream

Website: Help Fill a Dream

Sharon Davies

Board Member

Account Manager, Page One Publishing

Website: Page One Publishing

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Matt King

Board Member

Co-Owner, Robinson’s Outdoor Store

Website: Robinson’s Outdoor Store

Reinert Peterson

Board Member

Marketing Consultant, Jim Pattison Broadcast Group

Website: 100.3 The Q

Don Landels

Board Member

Co-Owner, Treehouse Media

Website: Treehouse Media

Rob Reid

Board Member

Owner, Frontrunners + Nomad Footwear

Website: Frontrunners

Michèle Hamilton

Managing Director

Committee Structure

Our Board of Directors is divided into committees to focus on specific tasks within each area. Think Local First members can also serve on committees. For the 2019/20 committee structure, see below:

Marketing Committee

Chair: Reinert Peterson

Vice-Chair: Don Landels

Members: Rob Reid, Tammy Averill, Carina Ebart, Nicole Bentham, Melanie Perkins

Membership Committee

Chair: Sharon Davies

Vice-Chair: Steve Pearce

Members: Stephen Twynstra, Cecilia Velasco, Renee Eastman, Greg Cracknell

Events Committee

Chair: Caitlin McKenzie

Vice-Chair: Matt King

Members: Michele Byrne, Robyn Bell

Finance + Governance Committee

Chair: Paul Hadfield

Vice-Chair: Ernest Bednarz

Members: Steve Pearce, Craig Smith