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Posted: April 6, 2022

Chamber Board announces new General Manager

The Kimberley & District Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Katherine Petersen as General Manager effective April 11.

The Board’s action comes with the fullest confidence that Petersen will be an excellent steward of the chamber’s mission and a leader and advocate for our business community.

Katherine has spent almost 20 years working at various small and mid-sized accounting firms. Her career focused on corporate restructuring, financial advisory services, and fraud and risk management. She has experience in a variety of different industries including oil and gas, agriculture, retail, manufacturing, and hospitality.

She moved from Calgary, Alberta to Kimberley with her husband, Cory, and her two cats, in 2016 to experience the East Kootenay lifestyle.

Since 2016, Katherine has continued working in bookkeeping and financial management, specifically with local, non-profit organizations.

Petersen says of her new position, “Kimberley is proving itself to have a thriving business community. I look forward to working amongst that community to support and strengthen the vibrant commerce we have in town and the surrounding district.”

Board President, Matthew Lamb added, “The Board is excited to have Katherine join the chamber team, and we’re confident in her abilities to take the chamber and its membership to the next level.”

The Kimberley and District Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1923 with the goal of furthering the interests of local businesses. Our mission is to serve as leaders in the promotion, development, growth and prosperity of business in our community.

The chamber is incorporated under the Board of Trade Act and is composed of a volunteer board of directors, the Chamber General Manager, regional business members and community partners.

To learn more about the chamber, visit or email [email protected].

Kimberley & District Chamber of Commerce

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