Valerie Porteous

Valerie Porteous moved to the Comox Valley in 2002.  She retired from corporate life in 2009 and acquired a local business in 2013. Widowed in 2006, Valerie decided it was time to give back to the community she had grown to love.  Now, volunteerism plays a key role in her life; most recently for for…

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Kris Trudeau

Kris Trudeau is a local business owner who moved to the Comox Valley in 2011. Upon her arrival, she started Halftone Pixel Website Design and works with local businesses, as well as businesses across Canada, helping them improve their business through comprehensive website development and functional graphic design. Kris has served on several Comox Valley…

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Chrissie Bowker

Chrissie serves on the Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce board of directors and the Comox Valley Community Foundation board of directors. Prior to Chrissie’s appointment as Publisher of the Comox Valley Record community newspaper she worked with Kwantlen Polytechnic University as director of development. Chrissie managed KPU’s major giving programs, including overseeing program goals and…

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Gen McNamee

Gen McNamee is a long time resident of the Comox Valley raising a busy family with her even busier husband Steve.  Giving back to your community is a strong family value in the McNamee household.  Gen and Steve believe in leading by example for their children.  Gen’s chosen career is in the Insurance Industry and…

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Mark Burger

Mark is a partner at the law firm Ives Burger Law where he has primarily a litigation practice.   He joined Ives Burger in the fall of 2002 after practicing law in Smithers, B.C. Mark has served as a board member of the Community Justice Center, the Comox Valley Head Injury Society, the Filberg Heritage Lodge…

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Susan Wood

With a career that spans more then 30 years Susan Wood has worked with the nation’s major broadcast networks, a variety of cable networks, many not-for-profits, as well as several for-profit companies throughout Canada. Moving to Vancouver Island, Comox Valley in 2011 Susan launched Susan Wood Communications and has secured a variety of communications and…

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