Board of Directors : Think Local First

Board of Directors

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Steve Pearce

President

Advisor, Seafirst Insurance

Website: Seafirst Insurance Ltd.

Caitlin McKenzie
Caitlin McKenzie

Vice-President

CEO,  Monk Office

Website: Monk Office

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Paul Hadfield

Past President

Owner, Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub & Guesthouses

Website: Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub & Guesthouses

Ernest
Ernest Bednarz

Treasurer

Owner, Malahat Valuation Group

Website: Malahat Valuation Group

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Cecelia Velasco

Secretary

Owner, Mind X Magazine

Website: Mind X Magazine

GaryHollick
Gary Hollick

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

ReinertPeterson
Reinert Peterson

Board Member

Marketing Consultant, Jim Pattison Broadcast Group

Website: 100.3 The Q

BenCram
Ben Cram

Board Member

Co-Owner, Fernwood Coffee

Website: Fernwood Coffee

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 2020/21 committee structure, see below:

Marketing Committee

Chair: Reinert Peterson

Vice-Chair:

Members: Gary Hollick, Heather Williams, Melanie Perkins

Membership Committee

Chair: Cecilia Velasco

Vice-Chair: Steve Pearce

Members: Stephen Twynstra, Ben Cram, Gary Hollick, Greg Cracknell

Events Committee

Chair: Caitlin McKenzie

Vice-Chair: Matt King

Members: Michele Byrne, Robyn Bell, Heather Williams

Finance + Governance Committee

Chair: Paul Hadfield

Vice-Chair: Ernest Bednarz

Members: Steve Pearce