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  • Board of Directors

  • Executive
     

  • President, Jack Nicholson, Otter Co-op

    Jack has spent 27 years in retail. He is the CEO of a diverse and growing $206 million per year retail and wholesale locally owned company, leading them to 7 years of record revenues. Jack is a firm believer in community investment with over $146,000 donated back to BC communities through Otter Co-op’s initiatives last year. Jack is an active member of the Langley Chamber, is passionate about supporting local business and is currently President of the Aldergrove Rotary. He is a past member of the Board of Directors for Meals on Wheels Langley. 


  • Vice-President, Brad Kiendl, Ashdown Capital 

    Brad has spent the early part of his career working in the financial industry in Langley. He left his role as Senior Account Manager - Corporate Banking at HSBC to start his own capital firm. His firm specializes in assisting companies in the Fraser Valley with real estate, equipment finance and working capital solutions to aid them in growing their business. As a resident of Langley, Brad is active in the community and current Chair of the Langley Chamber U40 Team where he actively invites new companies and professionals to U40 events with the goal of increasing Chamber membership.


  • Secretary-Treasurer, TingTing Chi, Smythe LLP 

    Tingting is a Manager with the Langley office of Smythe LLP, one of the largest independent CPA firms in BC offering a wide variety of services include audit and assurance, taxation, insolvency and business advisory. With over 10 years of experience providing accounting and tax services to private corporations, Tingting enjoys working with business owners in various industries including real estate and construction, transportation, and technology. She has also volunteered as a mentor under the CPA Mentorship Program to provide guidance on competency development of CPA students/candidates. Langley has been the place Tingting calls home since 2004. She hopes to have meaningful contribution to the local business community through her role at the Langley Chamber.


  • Past President, Scott Johnston, Campbell Burton & McMullan LLP

    Scott is a Partner of CBM Lawyers LLP and a business lawyer serving Langley. Scott has over 16 years experience as a solicitor advising clients in corporate/commercial, commercial real estate, banking and secured lending, leasing, residential purchase and sale, and mortgage matters. A resident of Murrayville, he has served the Langley Chamber as a Director (‘11 to ‘12), Community Director for Langley City (‘12 to ‘14), Chair of the U40 Team (‘13 to ‘15), Vice-President (‘14 to ‘15), and President (‘15 to ‘17). Scott also volunteered as legal counsel to the Langley 2014 BC Seniors Games Society.


  • Community Directors
     

  • Aldergrove, Michelle Burrows, Aldergrove Credit Union

    Michelle Burrows has been a leader in the financial services industry for nearly 30 years and is currently a Branch Manager at Aldergrove Credit Union’s Aldergrove Community Branch. In her spare time, Michelle enjoys giving back to the community and has been involved with the Big Brother Big Sister in School Mentoring Program, Rotary and the United Way. Michelle grew up in South Surrey,  made her way around the world and has laid her roots in Langley and Cloverdale. She enjoys spending time with her 2 adult daughters and 1 beautiful little granddaughter who is the light of her life. 


  • Langley City, Jenny Hinch, Lucid Water Co. Ltd. 

    Jenny Hinch is a 17 year water filtration expert and the founder of Lucid Water Co. Lucid Water supplies and services "the cooler with the self-filling bottle" as well as the Lucid under counter filtration system. Jenny chairs the Events Committee for the Langley Chamber and she also sits on the Crime Prevention Task Group in Langley. Jenny has lived in Langley City for the past 10 years along with her husband and 2 kids. She enjoys walking the abundant trail systems in Langley with her 2 dogs. 


  • North Langley, Frank Bucholtz, Freelance Writer

    Frank Bucholtz is a freelance columnist, writer and blogger, specializing in news, current affairs, transportation, economics and local government. He regularly writes for The Langley Times, Peace Arch News, Cloverdale Reporter and Surrey Now-Leader. His blog, Frankly Speaking, is at frankbucholtz.blogspot.ca. He was a Chamber member while editor of The Langley Times, a position he retired from in 2015, and is now an individual member.


  • South Langley, Ken Dennis, Dennis Network of Companies

    Ken is the founder of the Dennis Network of Companies, which represents a number of corporations in the technology, financial and business development sectors. Prior to operating the group of businesses, he primarily focused on IT Services for Small Business and Information Security for larger corporations. Having worked as a Network Administrator for NORAD while serving in the Canadian Air Force, Ken had the opportunity to hone his skills on some of the most critical infrastructures our military relies upon. Ken was awarded an SSM for his tour to CFS Alert and is a proud supporter of our Service Men and Women. Ken is a member of a number of community organizations and is a Past President and Paul Harris recipient with the Rotary Club of Richmond, which facilitated his first introduction to SOS Children’s Village BC. The Dennis Network of Companies supports a number of Non-Profit organizations with a focus on youth and children.


  • Directors-At-Large
     


  • Garth White - Avison Young Commercial Real Estate

    As a Principal at Avison Young Commercial Real Estate, Garth focuses on commercial and industrial property sales and leasing. Garth spends significant time working with Langley based businesses and looks forward to advocating on their behalf to ensure an effective and practical business environment in Langley. Specific items of interest include transportation, infrastructure, employment, construction and municipal processes. 
     


  • Taya Docksteader – RE/MAX Lifestyles Realty

    Taya is a local business woman whose extensive knowledge of the Fraser Valley real estate market is unparalleled. Her clients have consistently sought her advice and trusted her judgement with their largest asset. Taya is very involved in the community. Volunteering at numerous local organizations, she lives and breathes “community” and local, local, local”. Taya loves where she lives and works and strives to help others in her community to live and love it as well.


  • Melissa Toth

    Melissa is a world traveler and one of our very motivated entrepreneurs in the Langley community. Melissa loves to network with new people, support and refer business where she can. Melissa loves being a part of the Langley community, from participating in local events to volunteering with The Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Langley. Melissa looks forward to joining the Langley Chamber’s Board of Directors, and U40 committee.


  • Joanne Saunders – KPU

    Joanne Saunders is the Executive Director of Marketing and Recruitment at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU). Bringing years of experience in marketing to her role, she joined the university in 2010, leading a dynamic team of over 20 individuals who promote the university and support students in their journey to post-secondary education. Before coming to KPU, she led many marketing teams to success in private sector businesses marketing products such as SoBe, Monster and Hansen’s beverages, Fiji Water, BC Turkey and BC Vegetables. Joanne represents the university on numerous occasions at events and committees in the Langley community, as well as Surrey, Cloverdale and Richmond, where the other KPU campuses are located.  Joanne is passionate about connecting people, businesses and community, and her role at KPU brings her many opportunities to do so.


  • Brody Mcintosh – Bromac Mechanical 

    Brody is the founder of 'Bromac Mechincal', a local plumbing and gas fitting company that prides itself on principles of transparency, professionalism and customer satisfaction. Growing up in the local area, Brody undertakes great effort to give back to the community which raised him.  Going as far as to hiring locals and training the next generation of tradesman; emphasizing not just the mechanics of his trade but also instilling the ethics, customer service and hardworking attitude needed by our community. Taking one look at Bromac Mechanical's online reviews, one will find the enormous amount of customer satisfaction and quality worksmanship. Brody and his team have contributed to the local community. With his work ethic, people skills and passion for improving the community. Brody Mcintosh will strive to be an invaluable asset to the Chamber of Commerce.

     

  • Past Presidents

    The Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce has become the dynamic 'Voice of Business' in the City and Township of Langley due to the dedication and hard work of hundreds of men and women. Please join us in paying tribute to the business men and women who have served as president over the years.

  • 1931 - C. J. Rogers
    1932 - Dr. J. G. Jervis
    1933 - W. H. Endacott
    1934 - P. Y. Porter
    1935 - Noel Booth
    1936-1937 - Angus Plewes
    1938 - F. Rump
    1939 - F. B. Dick
    1940 - J. G. Beatty
    1941-1942, 1948-1949 - E. E. Sendell
    1943 - Gordon K. Towers
    1944 - R. P. Armstrong
    1945 - C. E. Hagelstein
    1946 - W. Beatty
    1947, 1962 - Len Nicholas
    1950-1951 - Richard Langdon

  • 1952 - Leslie McDonald
    1953 - Hunter Vogel
    1954 - Dave King
    1955 - Maurice W. Mulligan
    1956 - Dr. J. N. Penzer
    1957 - T. Lloyd Steele
    1958 - Norman Severide
    1959-1961 - Dr. Chapin Key
    1963-1964 - Herman Phillips
    1965 - W. D. McMillan
    1966 - Vernon Penner
    1967 - Joseph Chesney
    1968 - Bob Duckworth
    1969 - Jack Urquhart
    1970-1971, 1979 - George Preston
    1972, 1975 - Jock MacKinnon

  • 1973 - Harold Stafford
    1974 - John Osenton
    1976-1978 - Weir Muir
    1980 - Ken Baker
    1981 - Dr. R. N. Thompson
    1982 - John Dance
    1983-1984 - G. L. Reinsch
    1985-1986 - Rob Telfer
    1987 - Art Peart
    1988 - Paul Coltura
    1989-1990 - Gayle Martin
    1991-1992 - David Rowland
    1993-1994 - Dale Ball
    1995-1996 - Howard Reich
    1997-1998 - Bob Long
    1999 - Brenda Plowman

  • 2000-2001 - Rob Donald
    2001-2002 - Angie McDougall
    2002-2003 - T. Graeme Davies
    2003-2004 - David Esworthy
    2004-2005 - Patrick Yearwood
    2005-2006 - Bev Dornan
    2006-2007 - John Campbell
    2007-2008 - Ed Kolla
    2008-2009 - Kevin Staples
    2009-2010 - Roberto Farina
    2010-2011 - Milt Kruger
    2011-2012 - Denni Bonetti
    2012-2013 - Angie Quaale
    2013-2015 - Kristine Simpson
    2015-2017 - Scott Johnston