2013 Annual General Meeting
The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce hosted the 48th Annual General Meeting (128th year as a Chamber in the community) on January 23, 2013.
Ed Schmidtke was formally sworn in as 2013 Chair of the Board and our keynote speaker for the evening was Prof. Lee Stuesser, Dean of the Faculty of Law at Lakehead University.
L-R: Harold Wilson (Chamber President), Ed Schmidtke (2013 Chair of the Board), Doug Murray, Gary Woodbeck, Timo Hiiback and Michael Nitz (Immediate Past Chair)
Michael Nitz listening to keynote speaker, Prof. Lee Stuesser
|Michael Nitz expressing appreciation to retiring Directors Ron Hell and Diane Mehagan (Craig Urquhart was unable to attend)
||Past Chairs table
An Honourary Membership was awarded to Gary Woodbeck, and two Chair of the Board Awards were presented to Timo Hiiback and Doug Murray.
Thank you to our sponsors for the evening.
Over 210 people attended our 47th
Annual General Meeting. The assembled organizations and representatives watched Michael Nitz take the Oath of Office for Chair of the Board for 2011-2012, heard Larry Westlake as he was awarded with the Chair of the Board Award for his dedicated work, applauded Arleene Mapledoram with being made an honourary member and engaged by our keynote speaker, Phil Fontaine.
We would like to thank all those who attended, as well as our presenting sponsor, Tbaytel and our event supporters: Bearskin Airlines, RBC, Thunder Bay CEDC and Weiler Maloney Nelson for making this event possible.