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  • Board of Directors

    The Chamber’s success is dependent on an active growing membership that sees value in Chamber membership, and Board governance that has a full understanding of policy and positions that can be developed within the purpose of the organization.  These two pieces are key to the continuing success of the organization. Democratic in organization principles, it represents the entire community, with membership reaching to every phase of community life. The Board of Directors is the elected policy body of the Mission Regional Chamber of Commerce and its members represent the business and professional leadership of the community.

  • President

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    Ann Harper, CPA, CA

    Ann Harper articled with Deloitte and Touche in Saint John, NB.   She has worked in the private sector and non-profit sector and in the public accounting sector the last 15 years.  She moved to Mission in 2006 and opened her own public accounting practice in 2009. Ann has been the Vice-President, Treasurer and the Membership Chairperson of the Chamber, past treasurer of Mission Community Foundation, the Mission Chapter of Business and Professional Women, Vancouver Chapter of the International Internal Auditors (IIA), Mission Community Services and of the 2009 World Police and Fire Games in Burnaby, BC.   Ann served as the Director of Administration for the Mission 2014 BC Winter Games.

    Mission City Business Centre
    Suite A, 7311 James Street
    Mission, BC  V2V 3V5
    (604) 826-1631

  • Vice President

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    Cal Crawford

    Having steered the Chamber for five times, Cal is a recognized community leader who operates with integrity and ethics. 'Putting People First' is his personal trademark, while also defining his reputation within the community. A recognized parliamentarian, Cal also serves as Chair of Community Futures North Fraser Investments and is a past president of the Mission Mid-Day Rotary Club. Cal has been awarded with the District of Mission 'Exemplary Citizen' award in 1992, the Mission Regional Chamber of Commerce 'Citizen of the Year' award in 1995 and the 'Business Leader of the Year' award in 2010.

    Landmark Realty Mission Ltd.
    32386 Fletcher Avenue

  • Treasurer

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    Sean Melia

    Manager of Mission’s Prospera Credit Union since 2004, Sean finds that his involvement in the Chamber allows him to give back to the business community by having direct input into ways and methods of increasing the value they receive. Helping to create a vital and growing business community is a primary goal. Sean is a fully involved community leader who provides representation on the Mission Economic Development Select Committee and Community Futures North Fraser additionally Sean is on the board of Mission Hospice Society and Mission Community Services Society.  He is a 9 year member of the Rotary Club of Mission Mid Day and a former Big Brother.

    Prospera Credit Union
    101 - 32423 Lougheed Hwy


  • Directors 2014-2016

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    Andrea Walker

    Andrea Walker is a freelance graphic designer and photographer and has been operating Walker Park Media, a boutique digital design agency serving small and medium business since 2010.  Originating from Maple Ridge, Andrea was chair of Maple Ridge SPAC in 2011 before leaving her position when her family moved to Mission. Andrea is currently chair of the Mission Horse Club communications committee and organizer of Help Portrait Ridge Meadows.

    Walker Park Media



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    Heather Scoular

    Heather Scoular is the Manager of the Mission Library and Outreach Services with the Fraser Valley Regional Library.  She has her Masters in Library Science from UBC and her BA in Economics from the University of Calgary. She believes that businesses play a key role in their communities just as libraries do. As the former Head of the Business Division at Vancouver Public Library, she understands the diverse needs of business owners and job seekers. Heather was appointed by Mission Council to sit on the Cultural Commission and is also a member of the Mission Local Immigrant Partnership team.

    Mission Community Library and Outreach Services



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    Tony Luck

    Tony Luck, born in Vancouver and growing up in Richmond is a consultant at Investors Group Financial Services Inc. He joined the company in 2006 after a twenty-seven year career with BC Hydro. He held a number of positions at the crown corporation and changed careers while a business analyst in the call center.Tony has spent numerous years in the past working with various groups and organizations including the Boy Scouts and is currently a director of the Mission Community Foundation. He loves road trips on his motorcycle, reading, boating and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

    Investors Group


  • Director 2015-2017

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    Dave Sawatzky

    Co-Owner of Nutek Sign Creations, David is a Community Minded, Family-Centric Business Professional; experienced in Management & Leadership, Client Relations and Business Development. His strengths include: Team Building, Communications and Short & Long-Term Planning. Fostering change, building consensus, utilizing resources and relationships, contributing to “grass roots” insight affecting day-to-day and long term planning best describe Dave’s strengths. Dave sits on the Government Affairs Committee of the Chamber as well as St. James & St. Ann’s Catholic School Education Committee, and is member of the Abbotsford Flying Club.

    Nutek Sign Creations
    31-39329 Mission Way




    Ilona Klimczak

    As President/Director of Health at CEC Health & Safety, it is Ilona’s primary objective to provide value-driven, progressive, exemplary customer service while working towards promoting a nation-wide safety culture. Ilona’s goals and values reach well-beyond her professional life, as she consistently models them in her personal life; volunteering in the community and mentoring to young and old alike. A dynamic, forward-looking intellectual, Ilona is an effective promotor of change. Her comprehensive, leading-edge knowledge-base has been accumulated over more than 15 years’ through experience as an Occupational Health & Safety Practitioner. She excels in business and safety management and has successfully spear-headed more than 250 safety-related projects in a variety of complex environments earning her high-regard at all organizational levels in safety, business, regulatory and community environments.

    CEC Health and Safety




    Alana Martens

    With over 10 years’ experience in Finance and Accounting, Alana brings experience from non-profit, education, public practice and industry sectors.  She has been at Fraser Valley Building Supplies for 3 years where she loves her job as Controller. Alana’s leadership experience includes representing her peer group on several leadership committees.  These include the Student Advisory Group through CGA-BC, attending the Strategic Planning Sessions for CGA-BC as the sole student representative and coordinating an event that raised funds for the Canadian Cancer Society.  Alana currently sits on the Events Committee for the Mission Chamber. In her spare time, Alana enjoys reading, playing soccer and spending time with her husband and two daughters. 

    Fraser Valley Ace Hardware




    Doug Elias

    Doug has spent his life living and working locally with his son, daughter, step daughter and wife. The last 29 years he has resided in Mission and recently retired from the Correctional Service of Canada after a long and rewarding career. Doug moved up through the CSC eventually landing as a Correctional Manager. During his time he sat on many committees both Regionally and Nationally focusing on developing protocols for response to high risk incidents. For the last 10 years Doug and his wife have run a successful guiding business on the Fraser River. Doug is very active in the community and fishing industry which also includes volunteering his time as a maintenance person for the Mission Hospice Society. During his spare time he enjoys golfing, fishing, camping and traveling with family.


  • District of Mission Liaison (Non Voting)

    Mayor Randy Hawes


  • Community Futures North Fraser Liaison (Non Voting)

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    Allan Main

    Allan moved to Mission in 2011 to take the position of Executive Director of the North Fraser Community Futures, a program that supports small business within the community. His background includes owning a small business, and providing marketing and management direction for a number of small companies. Allan has sat on the board of the Central Okanagan Community Futures and has been a member of a number of committees within the Community Futures organization. Allan is the Community Futures liaison on the Chamber.

    Community Futures Development Corp. of North Fraser
    32386 Fletcher Ave.


  • Mission Downtown Business Association Liason (Non Voting)

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    Satnam (Satti) Grewal

    Satnam (Satti) is owner of Swing Optical. He is a passionate entrepreneur who is an active member of the Mission Downtown Business Association where he has served as their past Treasurer.  Satti serves on the Membership Committee of the Chamber.

    Swing Optical


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