PETERBOROUGH, June 11, 2020:
The Board of Directors of the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Sandra Dueck has been appointed to the new role of Vice President.
The new position established will be:
Vice President and Director of Government Relations & Communications
Sandra will maintain her responsibilities as the Chamber’s Government Relations lead and overseeing the Chamber’s communications. Her added responsibilities will include a decision-making role in the absence of the President and CEO, assisting with the development of annual strategic plans and work plans, and representing the organization at conferences, meetings, committees and round tables.
Sandra joined the Peterborough Chamber in 2013, after a career in radio news and journalism. She quickly established herself as an authority on Government policy, becoming a respected advocate for business at the Municipal, Provincial and Federal levels.
Sandra is currently Chair of Peterborough and the Kawarthas Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors, a Board Member of The Mount Community Centre, Co-Chair of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce Policy Committee, and Co-Chair of the Ontario Caucus for the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. She serves on multiple committees and has been a guest speaker and panelist within the Chamber network. She was awarded Staff Person of the Year from the Chamber of Commerce Executives of Canada in 2016.
Quote from Dawn Hennessey, Chair of the Board
“We are very pleased to appoint Sandra to this role. Her work on behalf of the entire business community is exemplary. She represents the Greater Peterborough region well across multiple levels of Government and various organizations. The Board recognizes the tremendous work done by Sandra and all the staff at the Peterborough Chamber of Commerce.”
Quote from Stuart Harrison, President and CEO
“Sandra is recognized for unfailing professionalism and her objective approach to everything she does. She is a trusted voice, known for both her knowledge, and her ability to inspire. This new position is a recognition of the leadership role she plays in our community.”
The Peterborough and the Kawarthas Chamber of Commerce acts as a catalyst to enhance business growth, opportunity, innovation, partnerships and a diverse business community.