Membership is maintained at approximately 30% of business in sphere of influence of the Chamber as per average with in the chamber movement. Though other business organizations offer similar services, the MRCC competitive advantage is providing a local and stable organization that understands the needs, challenges and advantages of the Mission business environment.
Policy Success in 2010/2011
· Adaption of Bizpal by the District of Mission
Presence & Relevance
Elyssa Lockhart, President
Elyssa’s experience in governance both in education and as a past director of AMSSA, has been a significant asset to the Chamber and its revision of the by-laws. With family roots in the surrounding community, Elyssa recognizes the potential and opportunity Mission’s future provides. A strong advocate for business development in Mission, Elyssa chairs the Government Affairs Committee and serves on the Executive Committee.
Lockhart Law Corporation
Sean Melia, Vice President
Prospera Credit Union
Ann Harper, Treasurer
Cal Crawford, Past President
Having steered the Chamber 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 Corp. Mission
More information can be found on our website under Board of Directors.
· The Chamber currently has 443 members.
· Memberships come from 24 different sectors, ranging from Business Professionals, to Restaurants and Retail, to Construction Equipment and Contractors.