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Board Members and Committees

John Simms

John Simms, Chair

Vice Chair

Karilyn Kempton, Vice Chair

Carol Palladino

Carol Palladino, Secretary/Treasurer

Jim Maitre

Jim Maitre, Director

Shannon van Goor

Shannon Van Goor, Director

Adam Croxall

Angus Woodman

Amy Clarke

Amy Clarke, Director

Sara Sansom
Sara Sansom
Chamber of Commerce Representative/Appointee

Connie Brothers
Connie Brothers
City Council Representative/Appointee

Nicole Fricot
Nicole Fricot
CED Representative/Appointee

Becoming a Board Member of Community Futures Revelstoke:

Community Futures Revelstoke is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors made up of local business people who have extensive knowledge and experience of our local economy and represent our region’s population and economic sectors. The role of the Board is to establish operational priorities, monitor lending activity, oversee general performance and be accountable to key stakeholders such as local, provincial and federal governments.

Applications for Board Membership will be accepted upon any vacancies which are be advertised. If you have an interest in joining our Board, please request an information package and send a copy of a current resume to info@revelstokecf.com or by mail to: Community Futures Revelstoke, PO Box 2398, Revelstoke, BC, V0E 2S0.
The Community Futures Board Recruitment Committee will meet with selected applicants to discuss membership potential. All decisions regarding new director appointments are made at the Community Futures AGM in June. Periodic vacancies can be filled at regular monthly board meetings on an interim basis until the next AGM.

Board Composition and Representation:
Community Futures Revelstoke strives to represent the region’s population, economic sectors and gender equality. The Community Futures Revelstoke area consists of the City of Revelstoke (population 7,139) and the Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) Area B (population 552). Community Futures Revelstoke will have at least one director representing the CSRD Area B. There are four primary economic sectors in the region: Forestry, Tourism, Government Services and Transportation (CP Rail). It is important that these sectors are represented on the Community Futures Board.

The Current Board of Directors is composed of 9 members and has the following composition.
Gender equity
One director residing in the CSRD

Sector representation:
Arts & Culture
Forestry
Small Business
Environment
Tourism
Recreation
Investment, Banking & Insurance

Committees

Loans Committee
Carol Palladino, Chair
Karilyn Kempton
Angus Woodman
John Simms
Shannon van Goor

Self Employment Program Committee
Sharon Kelly, Chair
Rob Silano
John Simms
Jane McNab
Jill Zacharias