A Paisley Business Association was developed in 1983.
The first president was Jim Foote.
He was supported by this team:
VP Elke Rathwell
Secretary Vicki Abbs
Treasurer Dan Gregg
Other members were: John Lumus, Ron Abbs, Verna Cormak, Lori Karch, Jean Kane, Bob, Johnston, Jim Cumming, Helen Grant, Fred Walsh, Mickey Majury, Cindy Tanner, Irma Bender, Lloyd Hutton, Linda & Roy Leeson, Ellen Foote, Walter Rae.

1984
President Jim Foote
VP Elke Rathwell
Secretary Vicki Abbs
Treasurer Dan Gregg

1985
President Jim Foote
VP Elke Rathwell
Secretary Vicki Abbs
Treasurer Dan Gregg
Sept 1985
Co Presidents Vicki Abbs and Verna Cormack
Secretary Thelma Howard
Treasurer Dan Gregg

1986
President Verna Cormack
Secretary Vicki Abbs
Treasurer Bob Johnston
Ralph Anderson, Rob Thompson, Winston Shoemaker, George P. and Wendy & Lucien Berthier. We read of Debbie and Harry Carroll, Roy Sprackiln, Joan Stewart, Lee Allen, John Robinson, Alvi Irving and Stu Vanderplas, Karen McCullough, Kathy Marr, Dale Steinoff, Eileen Anderson and Mary Lou Majury’s

1987
President Verna Cormack
Secretary Vicki Abbs/Joan Stewart
Treasurer Lenore Hope

1988
President Verna Cormack
Secretary/ Treasurer Joan Stewart
Marlene Davis, Brenda Fenech, Cheryl Monch, Doug McCullough.
1988 Parade Committee
Doug McCullough, Lee Allen, Jeannie Kane, Tony Fenech, Doug Fryday, Craig Budreau, Jim & Karen McCullough, Lucian Bethier.

1990
President John Leader,
VP Tony Fenech,
Secretary Craig Budreau
Treasurer Dave Kemp-Welsh

Missing information 1991-1999

Jan. 1, 1999
Amalgamation of Village of Paisley into Arran Elderslie
Incorporation of Paisley and District Chamber of Commerce

1999
President Jim Craddock,
VP Dale Buhr
Muriel Becker, Lee Allen, David Kemp-Welsh, Vina Thompson, Dave Barrett, Mark Van Roode, John Leader, Susan Bujold and Barb Scott.

2001
President Jim Craddock,
VP Gary Dillon
Treasurer Dale Buhr
Secretary Mark VanRoode
Member at Large, John Leader
Cam Porter. Bert Harris, June Craddock, Helen Leader, Duncan & Suzanne Appleford, Kim Craddock, Jim MacNamara, Joanne Buhr, Tamara Meadow, and Mark Pasley, Rodney & Kerri Robinson, Ev Craddock, Mandi Craddock,
Barb and Susan’s work ended on Nov 2001 and Mandi Craddock took over on an HRDC grant.

2002
The chamber has been sponsoring the open golf tournament.
President Dale Buhr
VP Jim Craddock
Treasurer Mark VanRoode
Secretary June Craddock
Member at Large John Leader
Barb Abell started as employee of the chamber.

2003
President
VP
Secretary
Treasurer
Advocate Editor –
as employees
Jim & Ev Craddock, Paul & Helen Crysler, Gord & Barb Abell, Dale Buhr, Mark Van Roode, Barb Rankin, Mark Palsey, Rita Centigoya, Jim & Erica MacNamara, Mandi Craddock, June Craddock, Rick Truman, Joanne Ruller, Lorne Shantz, Jeannie Shantz, Tracey Shantz Parade organized by Lee Allen.

2004 Grants
President Paul Crysler
VP Mark Pasley
Secretary
Treasurer Mary Ellen Budreau
Advocate Editor Craig Budreau
Ed Buckle and Diane Newmaster as employees

2005
President Paul Crysler
VP Mark Pasley
Secretary
Treasurer Mary Ellen Budreau
Advocate Editor – Craig Budreau
Members at Large: Joan Stewart, John Leader
Associate Member –Sandra Blodgett
Ed Buckle and Diane Newmaster as employees

2006
A new committee headed by Craig Budreau took over the paper. The government grants ran out.
President Mark Pasley
VP Tamara Pasley
VP Public Relations Jenn Harris
Secretary Sandra Blodgett
Treasurer Mary Ellen Budreau
Advocate Editor Craig Budreau

2007 –
President Mark Pasley
VP Tamara Pasley
VP Public Relations Jenn Harris
Secretary Sandra Blodgett
Treasurer Mary Ellen Budreau
Advocate Editor Craig Budreau

2008 –
President Tamara Pasley
VP Sandra Blodgett
VP Public Relations Jenn Harris
Secretary Sandra Blodgett
Treasurer Mary Ellen Budreau
Advocate Editor Craig Budreau

2009 – June: Chamber went to sleep for a while
Advocate account is separated out – now it’s own entity in part
President Debbie Hettrick
VP Sandra Blodgett
VP Public Relations Jenn Harris
Secretary Sandra Blodgett
Treasurer Mary Ellen Budreau
Advocate Editor Craig Budreau

2010 – no one at helm

2011 – elections Feb 8, 2011
President Sandra Blodgett
VP Mary Gail Johnston
VP Public Relations Jenn Harris
Secretary Jenn Maxwell
Treasurer Alicia Mariano
Member at Large Alicia Gibbons

2012 Elections – Jan 2012

President Sandra Blodgett
VP Mary Gail Johnston
VP Public Relations Jenn Harris
Secretary Jenn Maxwell
Treasurer Whanda Newman

Member at LargeAlicia Mariano
Member at Large Alicia Gibbons

 

 

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