Board of Directors

Daniel Chimko

President
Dal Monte’s Wood-Craft Ltd.
Daniel is owner and manager of Dal Monte’s Wood-Craft Ltd., an established local business that manufactures export certified wood packaging and provides general woodworking services.  Previously, he completed a BSc […] 
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Tracey Hittel

Vice President
Kitimat Lodge
Tracey was born and raised on a grain and cattle farm in rural Saskatchewan. He comes from a large working-class family and believes in community spirit and involving himself in […] 
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Jacqueline Sweet

Secretary
Jacqueline Sweet Notary Public
Jacqueline “Jackie” Sweet is a Notary Public and a member of the Society of Notaries Public of British Columbia.  Jackie was commissioned as a Notary Public by the Supreme Court […] 
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Ashley Hinton

Director
CIVEO
Ashley was born in Calgary and raised on Vancouver Island before her career in broadcasting took her on a little tour of British Columbia and Alberta. Ashley has lived and […] 
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BJ Houghton

Director
McElhanney
BJ Houghton is a Branch Manager and is responsible to oversee operations and business development in Kitimat BC with McElhanney Ltd., an employee-owned engineering and survey company. Previously he was […] 
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Thomas Jardine

Director
Leavitt Machinery Ltd
Tom Jardine was born and raised in Kitimat, B.C and is father to three wonderful boys (Jayden, Jaxson, & Evan) and fiancée Andrea Scaife. Tom and his family enjoy living […] 
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Kyle MacGillivray

Director
Kyle's No Frills
Kyle was born and raised in PEI. Grew up with a family in the retail/grocery business, however he looked for something different and went to school for engineering. After that, […] 
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Thom Meier

Director
CIMMS Ltd.
Thom was born and raised in Kitimat, completed school here and completed an apprenticeship as a Mechanic. Thom left Kitimat in 1986 in pursuit of other opportunities, returning in 1989 […] 
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Eve Normandin

Director
Rio Tinto
Eve and her husband moved to Kitimat in December 2015 from Quebec to work at Rio Tinto. Being committed to the outdoors, they fell in love with the community and […] 
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Cameron Orr

Director
Haisla Band Council
Cameron moved to Kitimat in 2007 with his wife and started a career in journalism at the Kitimat Northern Sentinel. After a 2-year run in Smithers at the community paper, […] 
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Graham Pitzel

Director
Remax
As a local Realtor, Graham sees the direct impact of business on our community. Growing up in town, he has seen the changes as large companies come and go, and […] 
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