Tammie Hennigar hired as new Chamber of Commerce Manager

Gabriola Chamber of Commerce

Press Release

Wednesday, February 10 2016

The Gabriola Chamber of Commerce board of directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Tammie Hennigar as Manager for the Chamber.

Tammie has over 25 years of marketing and management experience. Her relevant experience includes attracting corporate, non-profit and government organizations as the Managing Director and board member of the Yukon Convention Bureau. Tammie also recruited, trained and coached over 150 volunteers as the Yukon Regional Manager for the Canadian Cancer Society. Working in Whitehorse gave her an understanding and passion for working in a small vibrant community.

Tammie and her husband Dave moved to the island in November of 2014 and are in the midst of building their home on Gabriola. Tammie volunteered for Gabriola Art Council’s Studio Tour and their fundraiser One-World Atlas Affair.

“This is going to be an exciting year as the Chamber expands its role and support for Gabriola businesses,” said Gloria Hatfield, President of the Board of Directors. “We are excited about the skills Tammie brings that will ensure a Made-on-Gabriola Chamber that understands and helps our diverse and entrepreneurial businesses to develop a vibrant and sustainable economic community.”

The Gabriola Chamber is now in its 30th year. Currently with over 120 members, membership is open to any size and form of business, including non-profits, home-office professionals and consultants. For information on membership benefits and how to become a member contact Tammie at 250-247-9332 or email giccmanager@shaw.ca.