The Comox Valley Small Business Association, now in its 16th year in the Valley, announces the results of executive elections from its AGM earlier this month.
The 2014-15 board of directors for the association are:
President – Russ Ball (Audio Xcellence DJ Services)
Vice President – Larrie Szafron (Prestige Video Transfer)
Past President – Donna Clairmont (Clairmont Custom Draperies & Décor)
Treasurer – Michele Passey (Solid Rock Bookkeeping)
Secretary – Heather Cooper (Medical Information Organizer)
Membership – Elva Murdoch (Reflexology by Elva)
Programming – Janet Martyn (PartyLite Candles)
Marketing – Carolyn Touhey (Two Eagles Lodge & SmartBiz Strategy)
Community Relations/Social – Lori Ball (Audio Xcellence DJ Services)
Webmaster – Ginny Alliston (Ginny’s Graphics & Web Design)
Newlsetter – Linda Graceffo (Sparkling Graphics & The Writer Connection)
The SBA meets monthly on the first Thursday of the month, September through June, with December and July being social events.
There are a variety of marketing opportunities for members – from speaking and/or networking at regular meetings to free postings on the website and Facebook page, to newsletter articles and announcements. Members can also gain visibility through sponsorships, door prizes, and participation on committees, the board, and in fun events, including the Canada Day parade.
Membership to the SBA is $95 per year with no charge to attend meetings. Membership in the SBA is open to all small businesses, including home-based businesses. For more info, visit the website at CVEntrepreneurs.com or call Carolyn at 250-335-2342.