Board of Directors
Mike Howes - 2023 Chair
Mike Howes is the President of Sparklean Restoration located in Riel. Mike is a long-term resident of St. Albert and chose to raise his family here. He is currently a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, a committee member of the Riel Business Park Committee, and the Past President of Rock N' August. He previously served as Chair of the St. Albert and District Chamber of Commerce Board in 2010.
Rosanna Fischer - 2023 1st Vice Chair
KDM Management Inc.
Rosanna Fischer is the Co-owner/Vice President of KDM Management Inc. as well as Co-Owner in three of RE/MAX River City brokerages. Rosanna is a dynamic force in the workplace and uses her positive attitude and tireless energy to encourage others to work hard and succeed. Philanthropic at heart, Rosanna gives back to the community in numerous ways. She currently sits on the St. Albert & District Chamber of Commerce as first Chair and is President of KDM Helping Hands. In 2019, Rosanna was the recipient of the Lynda Moffat Woman of Distinction Award and in 2022, Rosanna was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal. In addition and under her guidance, KDM Management Inc was awarded the Chair’s Award of Distinction in 2022.
Angie Hampshire - 2023 2nd Vice Chair
St. Albert Gazette
Angie Hampshire is the Print Sales Manager at the St. Albert Gazette. Although new to the community of St. Albert, she brings with her almost 20 years of print experience including Publisher of one of the Great West papers. A mom to 4 children, 3 being adults and one still in elementary, she and her husband are thrilled to be living in such a vibrant community. Angie has been volunteering for as long as she can remember. From daycare boards to mental health foundations and everything in between. She is eager to be a part of the Chamber Board.
Connie Clark - 2023 Secretary/Treasurer
Connie Clark is the owner of Mission Computers and is excited to play an active role with the chamber again. As a business owner since 1991 she has been honored to serve on the board of St. Albert Further Education as well as a previous role as Director for the Chamber back in 1995. She is passionate about learning and helping others so being a part of the Chamber is a welcomed opportunity.
Garry Wetsch K.C. - 2023 Past Chair
Garry Wetsch served on the City Council of St. Albert from 1974 to 1977 and has been with Landrex Inc. since 2010. Garry and his family are strong supporters of shopping local with businesses that have earned their trust through quality, integrity, and friendliness. He has been involved with the Chamber for three decades and believes that it is the heart and soul of the business community.
Jeanette Bancarz - 2023 Director
Centennial Flight Centre
After more than 25 years in the banking industry, Jeanette recently redirected her leadership and strategic skills to the aviation industry where she oversees Centennial Flight Centre rotary and fixed-wing flight schools located at the Villeneuve Airport. A dedicated community builder and volunteer, Jeanette is excited to contribute to the economic success of the region. She brings a forward-thinking mindset and innovative spirit to her role as Director of the St. Albert and District Chamber of Commerce.
Ammon Bodie - 2023 Director
Ammon has been a Sales Consultant at Sunshine Promotions for the past 6 ½ years, and he enjoys helping to build brands with promotional products. He is proud to be a part of an Indigenous company and loves being a part of the St. Albert community. You can find him in his spare time on the basketball courts, the bowling lanes, or in the summer on the ball diamonds. He also enjoys volunteering with Water Warriors in Edmonton.
Mark Claffey - 2023 Director
My accounting education has enabled me to build a practice well suited for clients who have complex needs, primarily retirees, business owners, and upper-management employees. As I work to help them reach their goals, I enjoy employing my strengths, from analysis and creative problem-solving to listening and collaboration. Working one-on-one with each of them, I build the intricate strategies that provide solutions for their unique situations, challenges and opportunities.
Rebecca Garbe - 2023 Director
Rebecca Garbe is a Lawyer and Co-owner of Lift Legal in St. Albert. With almost 20 years’ experience as a business and real estate lawyer, Rebecca is passionate about helping families and business owners in St. Albert achieve their goals. Rebecca is a driven entrepreneur who understands the work that goes into building a business, and in turn the importance of having a network of outside service providers who are committed to helping businesses succeed. Rebecca is proud to call St. Albert home and enjoys raising her three boys with her husband Mel in such a vibrant community.
Christina Green-Siracky - 2023 Director
Twisted Landscaping & Property Detailing
Christina and her husband Chris, own and operate Twisted Landscaping & Property Detailing. They have lived in St. Albert for 16 years, raising 3 kids. Christina works with Persons with Special Needs as a job and social coach, learning from them that everyday can be awesome. Christina has volunteered on their children's school fundraising committee and the classroom for 10 years.
Mark Kay - 2023 Director
Iron Fit Personal Training
Mark Kay is the owner of Iron Fit Personal Training. He is a lifelong St. Albert resident, raising his children here with his wife, Chantelle. He has served as a volunteer in the community for over 20 years. Throughout that time, he has been a volunteer Board member for the St. Albert Food Bank, Friends of the International Children’s Festival of the Arts & St. Albert Minor Hockey Association. He also provides a yearly scholarship to N.A.I.T., to help out first year students in the Personal Fitness Trainer Program. Come say hi if you see him, as he’s always out in the community at events, coaching his kids' sports teams or just being active in the community.
Pat Kehdy - 2023 Director
The Canadian Brewhouse
Pat Kehdy is the Regional Manager for The Canadian Brewhouse. He started as a Bartender in 2012 and has worked his way up through the organization to his current role. He loves supporting the community and giving back as much as he can. He has an amazing wife Candice and a 5 year old boy named Jett who keeps him busy on his down time.
Shawna Randolph - 2023 Director
Shawna Randolph Communications
Shawna Randolph is one of the most well-known communicators in Alberta. With nearly thirty years of combined experience in television journalism, media relations training/consulting and representing organizations as a spokesperson, she knows that an organization's reputation and profitability depend on how the targeted ''public'' supports and understands its goals and policies. Shawna has provided volunteer communications support as a Director with both the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation and the Valley Zoo Development Society in the past.