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Announcing the Edmonton Chamber’s 2022 Board of Directors

21 December 2021

On behalf of the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, please join us in congratulating and welcoming our newest Board members who will be commencing their terms on January 1, 2022.  


New Board Members: 


Large Business Category 


Amir Shami
President & CEO, Rotaflow
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Small Business Category  


Nicole Bird
Owner, Rsvp Design Inc.

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Small Business Category 


Sam Kemble
Chief Operating Office, Workforce Delivery Inc.

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Appointment Category – Representing Large Business 


Celia Wanderley
Chief Customer Officer and Head of AltaML Invent, AltaML
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2022 Board of Directors: 

Dennis Schmidt, Principal, ALTURA Legal Advisory, Chair of the Board 

Haydar Al Dahhan, President & CEO, Design Works Engineering, Vice Chair of the Board 

Jason Pincock, CEO, DynaLIFE Medical Labs, Secretary-Treasurer of the Board 

Elan MacDonald, Vice President (External Relations), University of Alberta, Past Chair of the Board 

Aziz Bootwala, Managing Principal, Edmonton, Vice-President – Business Development, Kasian Architecture Interior Design 

Nicole Bird, Owner, Rsvp Design Inc. 

Nathan Carter, Vice President, Projects and ConstructionATCO Energy Solutions 

Jonathan Gallo, Managing Partner, Gallo LLP Chartered Professional Accountants 

Sandy Jacobson, Vice President, Richardson Executive Search 

Sam Kemble, Chief Operating Officer, Workforce Delivery Inc. 

Annemarie Petrov, President and CEO, Francis Winspear Centre for Music 

Amir Shami, President & CEO, Rotaflow 

Celia Wanderley, Chief Customer Officer and Head of AltaML Invent, AltaML 

Jeffrey Sundquist, President & CEO, Edmonton Chamber of Commerce 



Outgoing Board Members: 

Please join us in thanking our two outgoing Board members who have dedicated their time and expertise throughout their tenure with the Edmonton Chamber Board of Directors. Thank you – Bryan and Craig – for your guidance and unwavering leadership that helped our organization navigate uncertain times throughout the pandemic and beyond. We wish you both all the best. 


Bryan DeNeve, Senior Vice President, Operations, Capital Power 

  • Served as Board Chair in 2020 

Craig Thorkelsson, Head of Tax, PCL Constructors Inc. 

  • Served as Secretary-Treasurer 2019-2021 
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