Catherine Webster – President
Michel-André Aubin – Vice-President
Laura Prosko – Secretary
The Squamish Chamber is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in the community by actively supporting business, economic growth and economic diversification.
The Squamish Chamber will deliver exceptional membership value by taking a leadership role in advocating for the interest of Squamish business, by providing beneficial member services and programs, and by working in partnership with other organizations.
In 2020, we will deliver value to our members through our four key areas of focus, with increased emphasis on connecting with our members and growing awareness of our programs in order to help businesses grow and demonstrate the value of Squamish Chamber membership.
Membership: we will place greater emphasis on member engagement, retention and onboarding in order to better demonstrate the value of Chamber membership and maintain a strong membership base.
Communications: increased focus will be placed on our communication initiatives to ensure the membership is fully aware of the existing programs and business development resources, along with the many activities that the Chamber conducts to support the business community.
Advocacy: we will place more emphasis on our presence and communication within the Squamish community to raise our profile, and to provide leadership on members’ priority issues that affect businesses and local economic development.
Partnerships & Relations: we will develop strong, strategic partnerships to grow the local economy, and ensure participation is recognized across the Squamish community.
In everything we do, we will strive for organizational excellence, with strong, sustainable systems and processes.
Passionate about the Squamish Community, Christopher Fehr is a business leader with over 15 years of experience. Starting off in hospitality and tourism, he gained strengths in business management, destination growth management and navigating the importance of positive community partnerships. As a new Father, Chris is dedicated to contributing to the Squamish community knowing that his children will grow up in this amazing town we call home.
A Squamish local, Fehr is a strong leader with a proven history of enriching the quality of life for the local community. As the incoming Executive Director, Chris will continue to nurture the Squamish business community and actively support sustainability, economic growth, and diversification.
Alicia has a passion for building community and having owned and operated several small businesses she has the firsthand experience knowing what it takes to do so. With her variety of learned skills and affinity for problem solving she hopes to inspire the community to grow and work hard alongside our local businesses to make it happen.
As an avid climber and outdoorsperson, you will likely find her out at the crags or hiking around enjoying the beauty of nature in the Sea to Sky and she is always eager to share in her adventures! Alicia loves connecting with members of the community and supporting local business. If ever there was a person to ask about the “hidden local gems”, Alicia is the one to ask.
LJ was born and raised in the Rocky Mountains of Montana, USA, which defines a significant part of her character: wild, determined, and handy. With dreams of becoming a mechanical engineer and saving the world with battery-powered cars, LJ went into Environmental Science and graduated with a changed perspective of the world’s problems today.
Her experience in outdoor youth education, community arts, and event planning have utilized her strengths and refined her vision of community development in Squamish. LJ prioritizes intentional living, communicating, and being, and thrives in her role as Event Planner at the Squamish Chamber of Commerce.