Board

Board

Board Members

Jay Buizer, Chair
Manager-MNP

Ron Shaluk, Vice-Chair
Business Account Manager, RBC

Stephen Branigan, Secretary-Treasurer
Lawyer, Meighen Haddad LLP

James Chambers, Director
General Manager, Chez Angela Bakery and Cafe

Alison Kelland, Director
Owner & Broker – Integral Realty Ltd. 

Cam Wirch, Director
Owner, A & L Cycle

Sunday Frangi, Director
Owner – People’s Place Cafe & Hookah Lounge

Kris Desjarlais, Director
Rosser Ward Councilor

Jeff Fawcett, Ex-Officio Member
Mayor, City of Brandon

Ron Bowles, Ex-Officio Member
City Manager, City of Brandon

In accordance with the Brandon Downtown Development Corporation’s Organizational By-law, the Board shall consist of one (1) Member of Council for the City of Brandon who shall be appointed annually, and six (6) citizens-at-large for a total of seven (7) voting Directors. The Mayor, and City Manager of the City of Brandon shall be considered an ex-officio, non-voting members of the Board. Directors are appointed by City Council and shall serve a term of three (3) years. No Director, save and except the member of Council of the City of Brandon, shall serve more than two (2) consecutive full terms as a Director. The Board meets on the third Monday of each month at 11:45 a.m

Board Members

Jay Buizer, Chair
Manager-MNP

Ron Shaluk, Vice-Chair
Business Account Manager, RBC

Drew Caldwell, Secretary-Treasurer
Private Citizen

James Chambers, Director
General Manager, Chez Angela Bakery and Cafe

Stephen Branigan, Director
Lawyer, Meighen Haddad LLP

Cam Wirch, Director
Owner, A & L Cycle

Brent Campbell, Director
Downtown Business owner

Sunday Frangi, Director
Team Lead – Case Manager, WIS

Kris Desjarlais, Director
Rosser Ward Councilor

Jeff Fawcett, Ex-Officio Member
Mayor, City of Brandon

Ron Bowles, Ex-Officio Member
City Manager, City of Brandon

In accordance with the Brandon Downtown Development Corporation’s Organizational By-law, the Board shall consist of one (1) Member of Council for the City of Brandon who shall be appointed annually, and six (8) citizens-at-large for a total of seven (9) voting Directors. The Mayor, and City Manager of the City of Brandon shall be considered an ex-officio, non-voting members of the Board. Directors are appointed by City Council and shall serve a term of three (3) years. No Director, save and except the member of Council of the City of Brandon, shall serve more than two (2) consecutive full terms as a Director. The Board meets on the third Monday of each month at 11:45 a.m.

Board Responsibilities

  • governing the organization by establishing broad policies and objectives;
  • selecting, appointing, and supporting the Executive Director;
  • making decisions on program administration and funding applications;
  • ensuring the availability of adequate financial resources;
  • approving annual budgets;
  • accounting to the stakeholders for the organization’s performance;
  • utilizing personal and professional skills, relationships, and knowledge for the advancement of the Brandon Downtown Development Corporation and revitalization of downtown Brandon.

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What we do for Brandon

We are continually striving to make downtown Brandon a place of progress while preserving it’s rich history.