Darrell Peters is a new director on the Rimbey Chamber of Commerce and Ilya Dourmanov has accepted another term as director.

Stratton president of chamber for another term

Jackie Stratton will continue at the helm of the Rimbey and District Chamber of Commerce as president.

Jackie Stratton will continue at the helm of the Rimbey and District Chamber of Commerce as president.

The chamber held its annual general meeting at Super 8 Motel on Feb. 19 with about 25 people in attendance.

During the meeting a slate of officers for the executive was voted in. Darrell Peters from Co-operators Insurance is the new vice president, Phil Swanson from Rimbey TV will remain as treasurer and as will secretary Tonya Hatala from Servus Credit Union. Directors are Steffen Olsen, developer, Christine Plumb from Body Connections and Ilya Dourmanov from ATB.

During the meeting the board proposed changes for the bylaws which saw membership fees increase slightly. As of Jan. 2012 the annual membership fee was $84. Proposed changes are $75 for rural residents, $95 for bronze members, $130 for silver members and $350 for corporate members. All membership fees are subject to five per cent GST.

Other proposed changes included holding a term of office for one year and changing the fiscal year of the chamber to Dec. 31 from March 1.

The changes are to be voted on after 21 days.


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