For Immediate Release | 5 February 2020
Dufferin ON: At a special meeting of the Dufferin Board of Trade (DBOT) Board of Directors on February 4, 2020, Liz Skorksi was named as the new Chair-Elect to be confirmed by the membership at the Annual General Meeting in May.
Skorski served as the Chair of the Dufferin Women in Business committee for many years and has been active with DBOT and DWIB since 2013. She is the owner of Skorski Web Design, a local small business which has been in operation for over 15 years. Skorski is well-aware of the challenges and issues impacting small business and is committed to helping our local business community thrive.
Liz succeeds Pete Renshaw as Chair of the Board of Directors. Renshaw served on the Greater Dufferin Area Chamber of Commerce / DBOT Board of Directors for 12 of the past 15 years in various roles and has been the DBOT Chair since April 2017. “I am pleased to be passing the Chair role on to someone as talented and passionate as Liz” says Renshaw. “We have some exciting and new projects underway, such as the new Dufferin Biz Hub, and I am confident that with Liz as the Chair, DBOT will continue to remain a relevant, vibrant organization serving our local businesses”.
Pete is stepping down as Chair to focus on his retirement, hobbies and interests. “Pete Renshaw has been a vital part of our organization’s growth and success over the past three years. His efforts have been instrumental in ensuring that our local business community is well represented by the Board of Trade, and we thank him for his many years of service and commitment to our organization.” Said Diana Morris, Executive Director of DBOT. “Moving forward, we are looking forward to working with Liz, and we are very fortunate to have her expertise in marketing, branding, and web design on our team”.
The Dufferin Board of Trade (DBOT) is a community building non-profit organization serving Dufferin County for over 110 years. DBOT contributes to community betterment by helping local businesses and non-profits thrive. When local businesses are succeeding the local economy flourishes and businesses can better support local charities, events, and their employees. Learn more at www.dufferinbot.ca.
Diana Morris, Executive Director, Dufferin Board of Trade
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