Chamber names new executive director

Tammy Verigin-Burk is the successful applicant for Chamber of Commerce executive position

  • Nov. 29, 2012 6:00 p.m.
Castlegar Chamber of Commerce

Castlegar Chamber of Commerce

The Castlegar & District Chamber of Commerce President Stuart Ady and the Board of Directors would like to welcome Tammy Verigin-Burk as the new Chamber Executive Director. The Chamber Directors would like to thank those who applied for the position for their interest and time.

The Board of Directors is enthusiastic in moving forward and continues to build on a strong supportive foundation for our business community.

Verigin-Burk is scheduled to assume her new duties beginning on Dec 3. As of Nov. 30 she was was unavailable for comment.

The chamber president said his group was “happy, very happy” following the process which had drawn interest from more than 20 applicants over the four month period since the resignation of former executive director Pam McLeod.

Ady offered gratitude to the applicants and praise for the quality of their submissions. “We had our work cut out for us,” he told the Castlegar News on Nov. 29.