Abbotsford – Allan Asaph, Executive Director of the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce has announced his plans to retire this fall according to Chamber President Mark Warkentin.
“After 6 years leading the Chamber as senior staff person, Allan has advised the Board he is stepping down,” said Warkentin. “He has been a valuable part of our organization and has contributed greatly to the growth and success of our Chamber. He has been a key resource in our advocacy and policy work and has strengthened the relationship the Chamber has with all three levels of government.”
“Under his leadership our Chamber has been recognized by the Chamber Accreditation Council of Canada as an Accredited Chamber with Distinction (one of only 10 in BC).
He has also been active at the industry level and is Past President of the BC Chamber Executives Association,” Warkentin adds.
The Board has struck an Executive Search Task Force to begin the process of recruiting and selecting a well qualified replacement. Details about the position can be found at www.abbotsfordchamber.com/jobs
The Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce represents 700+ members and is THE voice for business in Abbotsford. Our mission is to build and sustain a thriving business community through our strategic objectives to Advocate, Benefit and Connect.