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Penticton Chamber announces new president, board executives

Jordan Knox is the chamber’s new president

The Penticton Chamber of Commerce has announced its new president and board members.

Jordan Knox, the operations manager at the Penticton Rona, was elected the chamber’s president on March 28.

He previously served on the chamber’s advocacy and nomination committees.

Partner Co. Health and Wellness’ Marlene Trenholm, Chair of Penticton Women in Business and the Chamber’s governance committee, was elected vice president. HEK Yeah Media’s Harpreet Sidhu was voted into the second vice president’s position.

Dan Arbeau, owner of NetDNA Technology Solutions, will once again fill the treasurer’s role, and new board member Cherry Fernandez of the South Okanagan Immigrant and Community Services (SOICS) will be the Chamber’s secretary.

Fernandez joined the board for 2024 alongside Tanya Behardien, executive director at OneSky Community Resources; Kori Iceton, co-owner of The Hub on Martin; Ian Lindsay, CEO of the South Okanagan Similkameen Medical Foundation; Pius Omene, Associate at FH&P Lawyers LLP; and Shane Squires, general manager of Cascades Casino.

The new directors were voted in at the Chamber’s annual general meeting on March 12, to serve alongside six directors returning for the second of their two-year terms.

“Congratulations to all of those elected to the board, and thank you to everyone who put their name forward,” said Nicole Clark, the now past president of the Chamber.

The returning directors are Dale Cory of Skaha Ford; Rohan Katyal of RBC Royal Bank; Jordan Knox of Penticton’s RONA; Harpreet Sidhu of HEK Yeah Media; Marlene Trenholm of Partner Co – Health and Wellness; and Sarah Tucker of Graphically Hip.

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