Cheryl Carter

CHAIR [2013*] Through her firm, CarterConsulting, Cheryl helps businesses build profile and grow revenue. Previously she was with Business in Vancouver Media Group where for 15 years she was Vice President responsible for leading sales and marketing teams; building BIV's business through marketing, audience development, strategic alliances, content marketing and events.

David McDougall

SECRETARY/TREASURER [2014*] David McDougall is founder and principal of Blenz Coffee in the interior region of BC, where he established the leading premium coffee franchise chain in Kamloops, Vernon, Kelowna, West Kelowna, and Penticton. He provides ongoing counsel and support to new entrepreneurs in their business establishment, access to capital, business management, market development, and financial and human resources management.

Jackie Hunter

[Director 2014*] Jackie has more than 20 years of progressively complex leadership experience working in numerous public sector roles across the provincial government.

Judy Brooks

DIRECTOR [2013*] As Co-Founder; Blo Blow Dry Bar Inc; ProActiveReSolutionsinc; BodyLogic Health Management, Judy has over 20 years of experience building successful B2B and B2C businesses from start-up to growth.

Katie Dunsworth-Reiach

DIRECTOR [2014*] Co-Founder of Vancouver PR firm Talk Shop Media, Katie is also a co-founder of the money mentorship organization Smart Cookies. With over a decade of experience in marketing communications, Katie brings a unique blend of experience gained working with some of Canada's Best Managed Companies.

Naina Sloan

DIRECTOR [2013*] In January 2011, Naina is the Director General of Operations, of Western Economic Diversification Canada, British Columbia Region, where she is responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership.

Robin Lapointe

DIRECTOR [2014*] Robin Lapointe is the founder of Lapointe Engineering Ltd., Kitimat's first home-based Engineering firm. Robin, along with a dedicated team of professionals, built the company from the ground up with a focus on local, practical engineering and community values.

Sandra Miles

VICE CHAIR [2013*] As Co-Founder, President and CEO Miles Employment Group Ltd, Sandra has over 25 years experience in the staffing industry.