The delegation included Norm LeCavalier, President of the Kelowna Chamber, Wesley Shields, Executive Vice President and Jennifer Dixon, Director of Policy.
WESLEY SHIELDS - F H & P LAWYERS LLP
Wesley Shields is currently an Executive Director on the Kelowna Chamber Board and is running for his second term.
He Chairs the Provincial and Federal Affairs committees and has been instrumental in presenting policy resolutions to the BC and Canadian Chambers.
Wesley completed Law School in 1989 at UBC and, upon completing his articles in Vancouver, became an associate with the firm of Pushor Mitchell.
In 1996, Wesley joined the firm of Berge Horn and became a partner in 2000.
Over the past several years, Wes
has been involved in various organizations including Westbank Kinsmen Club
Against Child Exploitation, Crime Stoppers, Central Okanagan Brain Injury Society, and Myra Canyon Trestle Restoration Society
In addition, he
has been actively involved in the Terry Fox Run, Relay for Life, Law Week Program, Salvation Army Pro Bono Legal Program and lecturing at Okanagan College
He has also been actively involved in the legal community, either holding an elected position or as a member of the Kelowna Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Association of BC, Canadian Bar Association and American Trial Lawyers Association.
has also been active with various organizations that are involved in planning and development proposals within the City of Kelowna.
, Chair of the Federal Affairs Committee and Policy Chair, presented the resolution during the policy debate.
really did a fantastic job and our Federal Affairs committee did an excellent job of putting together this resolution", says Paterson.
• Wesley Shields
, FH&P Lawyers
Following the Canadian of Commerce AGM in Ontario, Kelowna Chamber Executive Vice President James Paterson, Vice President Wes Shields and CEO Weldon LeBlanc traveled to Ottawa to meet with a number of key policy officials from the ministries of Transportation, Infrastructure & Communities, Citizenship & Immigration, Passport Canada, and Services Canada.