Chamber still needs director


After electing Robin Payeur of Causeway Insurance at its Feb. 24 board meeting, the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce continues to look for one more director to fills its ranks.
The responsibilities of a director include:
•to help formulate and review various policies, proposed actions, programs, and projects so that the best interest of the Chamber and community can be accomplished through concerted action;
•to provide the personal leadership, enthusiasm, and support necessary to help co-ordinate and build an effective organization geared to solving community problems; and
•to evaluate and act on issues which come, or should come, before the board of directors.
The board meets once a month. Directors also are required to sit on at least two sub-committees, and generally are encouraged to volunteer at Chamber events.
For more information on being a director, call Chamber manager Dawn Booth at 274-5773.
The current executive consists of president Cathy Emes (Skills & Employment Source/NCDS), first vice-president Pam Andersen (Enterprise Rent-A-Car), second vice-president Leo Melanson (B93fm), and treasurer Lillian Gerley (UPS Store).
Christine Denby (Gillons’ Insurance) is the past-president.
Besides Payeur, the board of directors includes John McEvoy (Bell), Darryl Skinner (Wal-Mart), Mark Caron (M.L. Caron Electric), Jill Flamand (Northland Basics), Barb Cournoyer (TD Canada Trust), Bev Kotnik (Good Impressions Printing), and Anne Renaud (Confederation College).
Appointees on the board include Patti Anderson (BIA), Jane Gillon (Ministry of Northern Development and Mines), Angela Halvorsen (RRFDC), Christine Jourdain (Couchiching First Nation), Gary Rogozinski (AbitibiBowater), and Coun. Ken Perry (Town of Fort Frances).