Introducing the Business Leaders of the Saanich Peninsula

Our organization gets things accomplished thanks to the hard work and dedication of a small staff and a large number of volunteers. We hosted our 106th AGM recently and when I heard our incoming President say that out loud, I felt immense appreciation for the community members who believed in this organization and stepped forward to volunteer in support, year after year since 1912.

That we have endured is a clear demonstration of the power of the chamber movement and of this organization in particular. We have changed and grown with the times. And while some of these changes were met with varying levels of approval, ultimately we evolved to serve our members and the community more efficiently and effectively. The signs are overwhelmingly positive for our future. We have a record number of volunteer directors. Our membership retention rate is high. Our events are better-attended than ever before. The mood is overwhelmingly positive around the board room table and in our office.

We have strong leaders at our back and the following community influencers raised their hands to lead us through 2018 and beyond.  I am pleased and proud to present our new board of directors and look forward to seeing where they take us!


Dan Adair, Island Savings Credit Union

Ron Basi, Jencam Transport

Gordon Benn, Pearlman Lindholm

Andrew Bradley, Itty Bitty Sign Shop

Art Finlayson, Finalyson Bonet Architecture

Richard Flader, Flader Chartered Professional Accountant

Don Gulevich, Coastal Heat Pumps

Sheila Henn, Paterson Henn

D’Arcy Hipwell, The Bottle Depot

Andi Hook, Hook & Hook Renovations

Joe Jansen, Wilson’s Transportation

Tara Keeping, Tiger Lily Events

Reg Mooney, Penta Resources Corp.

Fraser Sim, BMT Group Services

John Treleaven, The Treleaven Consulting Group

Doug Walker, Cambium Leadership

Doug Wedman, Portfolio Strategies


Denny Warner,

Executive Director

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