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Board of Directors

 

Committed to supporting Winnipeg’s thriving business community

The Chamber is governed by members of a highly dedicated volunteer Board of Directors. Our directors are from companies of various sizes and sectors and reflect the diversity of our membership. We are also proud to have a gender-balanced board.

Each director brings with them a wealth of knowledge and experience and is committed to community leadership and supporting The Chamber’s mission. The board meets regularly to approve policy, engage in discussion around issues affecting the business community and to make decisions around the general governance of The Chamber.

 

Mark Jones, FCPA, FCGA
Chair

Olafson & Jones Chartered Professional Accountants Inc.

Mark has been a partner in the accounting firm, Olafson & Jones Chartered Professional Accountants since 2008. The firm offers a full range of accounting, assurance, taxation, and consulting services to a diverse personal and corporate clientele, ranging from small home-based businesses to large private enterprises, government agencies, not-for-profit, and First Nations entities.

Prior to entering public practice, Mark was the General Manager & Prairie Regional Director for Video One Canada, the country’s largest distributor of home video, games, and accessories, working with both local independent retailers and major national chains.

An active volunteer, Mark has served on several boards in addition to The Chamber including CPA Manitoba, the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame, and his local community centre.

In his personal life, Mark is a proud dad, a passionate fan of the Bombers and Jets, and a bad golfer.


Jeannette Montufar
Incoming Chair
MORR Transportation Consulting Ltd

Dr. Jeannette Montufar is a successful entrepreneur and philanthropist who is well-recognized internationally as a trailblazer in transportation engineering. Dr. Montufar is founding partner and CEO of MORR Transportation Consulting Ltd., a transportation engineering and technology firm located in Winnipeg. She has 25 years of transportation engineering experience working in Canada, the U.S., and Latin America. She was professor in Civil Engineering at the University of Manitoba for nearly 15 years, during which time she successfully advanced knowledge pertaining to pedestrian accommodation in urban infrastructure as well as road safety and freight transportation.


Liz Choi
Past Chair of the Board 2021-2022
Education Canada Group

Liz Choi is the CEO of Education Canada Group. As a growth-minded, futuristic thinker with entrepreneurial drive and sound business knowledge, she is known for delivering high value. Throughout her career, she has been a catalyst for cross-functional efficiencies and an effective problem solver who can overcome complex challenges and resolve operational process problems, formulate strategic solutions, and implement changes that benefit the organization’s bottom line.


 

Kevin Selch
Executive Member at Large
Little Brown Jug Brewing Company

Loren Remillard
President and CEO
Secretary
The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce

Robert Kowalchuk
Treasurer
KPMG LLP

Shreeraj Patel
Past Chair of the Board 2020-2021
RBC

Amanda Buhse
Coal & Canary Inc.

Jessica Floresco
Mother Earth Recycling

Ryan Klassen
BellMTS

Ben Lee
Stantec

Nathan Maertins
MNP LLP

Stefan Maynard
BOLD Commerce

Sofia Mirza
Fillmore Riley LLP

Lynne Skromeda
Winnipeg Folk Festival

Etoile Stewart
Blueprint Inc.

Kristine Tubiera
LMVA Consulting

Justin Zarnowski
Shindico Realty Inc.

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