The Summerland Chamber of Commerce board of directors has voted to create three task forces, each addressing an issue of importance for the chamber and community members.
The key focuses are housing, downtown revitalization and tourism.
These are issues that have been raised by business members as the keys to success for Summerland.
“Task force members will be focusing on a limited number of key projects that they will take action on and see through to completion. The projects will be determined by each group during their initial meetings. The task forces effort’s will compliment work of the District of Summerland, which is creating in depth studies of these areas,” said chamber president Erick Thompson.
The task forces will be chaired by chamber board directors as follows: Housing, Erick Thompson, et2media; Downtown Revitalization, Keri Harding, RSD Premium Apparel; Tourism, Marion Christian, Sumac Ridge Estate Winery.
Task force participation will be at the invitation of the chairs.