Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce Announces new President and CEO
The Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce today announced that Anne Dodson has been hired as its President and CEO. Dodson will be supported by the Chamber and Visitor’s Information staff, Board of Directors and 2017 Chair Katherine Wilk.
Anne has significant experience working in the Oceanside area. Most recently Anne was the Membership and Event Coordinator for the Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce. Prior to that Ms. Dodson worked in software development and marketing. With a degree in commerce and business administration Anne brings a depth of experience in marketing and sales; public relations and customer service; as well as quality assurance and customer support.
Anne’s mission this year will be growing membership, and ensuring the Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce’s success and future sustainability. Chamber Chair Katherine Wilk stated, “We conducted a thorough search for this position. Many excellent candidates applied. Thank you to the hiring committee composed of Chamber Board members for their efforts in considering all candidates. We are pleased that Anne is joining the Chamber in this capacity.”
“I am very excited to join the Chamber during this time of transition, to continue building on the solid foundation laid by Evelyn Clark and her team”, said Dodson. “I am passionate about community engagement and strategic planning. With a focus on advocacy, networking and education, I look forward to working on behalf of the members to increase the visibility and influence of our Chamber, reaching out to members, both experienced and new, and enhancing the value members receive from their investment in a Chamber membership.”