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  • Board of Directors and Staff

  • Executive Committee

  • President

    Bill Ecklund
    Home Hardware Building Centre

  • 1st Vice President

    Nathan Housser
    Housser's Paint and Wallpaper

  • Managing Director
    Allan Lafontaine

  • Past President

    Nathan Brown
    Thor Motors

  • 2nd Vice President

    Scott Walker
    BMO Nesbitt Burns

  • President Elect

    Raquel Ness
    Ness Law

  • Treasurer

    Cat May Bristow
    Cat May CPA


  • Directors

  • Anastasia Langiano
    Royal Lepage Real Quest Realty Brokerage

  • Luke Sedgwick
    Glen Oro Farms

  • Jan Holland
    Marina Del Ray

  • Ruth Howorth
    Best Western Plus Mariposa Inn and Conference Centre

  • Mehreen Shahid
    Dark Roast Communications 

  • Tim French
    Kahuna Surf Shop

  • John Tselikis
    Theo’s Eatery


  • Appointees

  • Frank Cappadocia
    Lakehead University

  • Stephanie Dimech
    Georgian College

  • Kris Puhvel
    Ontario’s Lake Country

  • Lori St. Germain
    Chippewas of Rama First Nation

  • Matthew Webb
    Orillia Manufacturers’ Association

  • Judith Cox
    Township of Severn

  • Jennifer Ruff
    Orillia Business Development Division

  • Rick Rimkey
    Orillia and District Construction Association

  • Carmine Stumpo
    Orillia Soldier’s Memorial Hospital

  • TBA
    Casino Rama Resort

  • Marci Csumrik – Physician
    Recruitment and Retention

  • Joe Gough
    Township of Ramara

  • Ruth Howarth
    Downtown Orillia Management Board

  • Wendy Timpano
    Community Development Corporation (CDC)

  • TBA
    Township of Oro-Medonte


  • Staff

  • Allan Lafontaine
    Managing Director

  • Erica Fomenko
    Membership and Communications Coordinator

  • Sherry Bahlmann
    Office Manager

  • Cole Walsh

    Policy Analyst and Communications Specialist

  • Doug Bunker
    Special Event Coordinator