They have a new president at the helm and they are set for a productive new year.
The Yorkton Chamber of Commerce has announced Ron Irvine began his term as the 2012 President of the Yorkton Chamber of Commerce on January 1. Irvine will serve a one year term. The North East District Manager with Access Communications Co-operative, Irvine is looking forward to his new role.
"The Yorkton Chamber of Commerce is a dynamic, progressive organization," he states. "It will continue to represent the interests of business to City Hall and other orders of government and to the community at large."
Dolores Harris is now the Past President. She says she is pleased with the work the Chamber accomplished this past year.
"The Chamber was proactive in identifying and dealing with issues facing our members and the community.
"While the year had many highlights, the Chamber's highly successful Housing Conference held in April tops the list."
Other members of the Executive include Ryan Hoffman as Executive Vice President; Amie Zamonsky as 1st VP; Doug Kitsch as 2nd VP and Chad Hilton is the 3rd VP. New directors include Carol Yaholnitsky and Susan Stewardson. Returning to the Board are Cassidy Wagner, Corey Werner, Dick DeRyk, Tom Seeley, Brent Murdock, Rob Bear, Don Rae and Evan Ortynsky. The Yorkton Chamber has over 470 members and serves as a liaison between businesses, City Hall and local economic development organizations.