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Forestry rep heading Timmins chamber


By: Northern Ontario Business staff

The Timmins Chamber of Commerce has elected officers for its board of directors for the 2014-2015 year. (FILE PHOTO)
The Timmins Chamber of Commerce has elected officers for its board of directors for the 2014-2015 year. (FILE PHOTO)

The new head of the board of directors for the Timmins Chamber of Commerce is a key player in the forestry industry.

Al Thorne, who was elected president for the 2014-2015 year, is the chief forester for Tembec in Ontario.

“The expertise and experience of this year’s board of directors is impressive, and I look forward to working closely with them when the new Chamber year launches this fall,” Thorne said in a news release.

“The members of the Timmins Chamber of Commerce will be well served by these additions to the board, which will continue working to ensure that Timmins is a great place to do business.”

Other new additions to the 21-member board include Eleanor Baccega, lawyer with the Riopelle Group Professional Corp.; Patricia Buttineau, coordinator of communications and corporate responsibility with Goldcorp - Porcupine Gold Mines; Jamie Clarke, owner of Tisdale Plumbing and Heating Ltd.; John Crescenzi, general manager of Holiday Inn Express & Suites; and Val Venneri, general manager of James Toyota.

Having served on the board last year, Lake Shore Gold Corp.’s purchasing manager, John Labine, was re-elected for another term.

They will be officially sworn in during the Chamber’s annual general meeting, due to be held at the Days Inn Timmins on Sept. 17.

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