Announcing our Board of Directors 2022-2023

BARRIE – June 23, 2022: The Barrie Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce our new and returning 2022-2023 Board of Directors. Governance of the Barrie Chamber of Commerce and direction of its affairs is vested in its Board of 13 elected Directors and immiediate past President. Each member of the Board brings their own […]

Volunteer Profile: Stephanie Gourlie

Stephanie Gourlie

If you ever moved houses as a child, take a moment to remember the experience. First of all, and apart from the heartache of missing friends and everything else familiar, you were probably excited to enter a new environment. A new house equaled new areas to explore. Maybe the new house contained secret passageways in […]

Volunteer Profile: Christine Sharpe

Christine Sharpe

Years ago, forensic-psychiatry student Christine Sharpe walked out of the main building at the University of Texas, exhausted after a full day of classes. Taking a look around, she saw all her fellow students scattered around the campus. Some were talking in groups, some were studying intently by themselves, and some were just taking it […]

Volunteer Profile: Salim Bardai

Salim Bardai

Salim’s career began earlier than most. One day in 1976, when he was 9-years-old, Salim realized he needed to pad his wallet a bit. So, as many children do, he asked his dad for an allowance. What could go wrong? But the plan backfired. Upon hearing Salim declare he needed money, his father brought him […]