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Richmond Chamber of Commerce Elects New Board at 97th Annual General Meeting

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The 2023 Board of Directors - RCC

Back Row: (Left to Right) Nancy Small, Samson Chan, Grant Bryan, Lisa Cowell, Jason Tse, Mike Matsuo; Front Row: (Left to Right) Cila Kwong, Carolyn Robertson, Mayor Malcolm Brodie, Lisa Wong, Fan Chun, and Naomi Horsford

April 28th, 2023

Richmond, BC – On April 27th, Richmond Chamber of Commerce members gathered for their Annual General Meeting. Lisa Cowell was unanimously confirmed as the 2023/2024 Chair of the board.

Cowell thanked her predecessor, Carolyn Robertson, for laying a strong foundation during her leadership of 2 years. “I am looking forward to continuing the positive momentum that the organization has achieved,” said Cowell. “Our organization is in great hands, with a solid strategic plan and the right team to deliver results.”

The Richmond Chamber of Commerce 2023/2024 board of directors:

Chair Lisa Cowell, Apostrophe PR
Vice Chair: Jason Tse, Vancouver Airport Authority
Corporate Secretary: Naomi Horsford, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority
Treasurer: Fan Chun, Dr. Power
Executive-at-Large: Samson Chan, London Drugs
Executive-at-Large: Lisa Wong, Lauren Financial
Immediate Past Chair: Carolyn Robertson, Kwantlen Polytechnic University


  • Grant Bryan, O’Hare’s GastroPub & Liquor Store
  • Mirjana Galovich, Gateway Theatre
  • Chuck Keeling, Great Canadian Entertainment
  • Cila Kwong, RBC Insurance
  • Mike Matsuo, Vancity
  • Nancy Small, Tourism Richmond
  • Connor Williams, Ashton Service Group

The AGM was sponsored by Trinity Western University with a cocktail-style networking reception.


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