About Us

The Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce is the only professional organization representing the entire depth and breadth of the Cranbrook business community. With over 500 members spanning the entire cross section of the local economy the Chamber is in a strong position to Build Business & Community

With clarity and an enhanced focus the Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce can strategically direct policy and lobby to ensure a successful and sustainable future for the economy of Cranbrook.

Mission Statement

Leading a healthy business climate in Cranbrook

Vision Statement

A valued and respected champion of business and a positive contributor to our community

Goals and Key Performance Indicators

Relevant Services to Members

  • Number of Members and Retention Rate
  • Participation Rates
  • Member Satisfaction

A Successful Advocate for Business

  • Achievement of Desired Outcomes
  • Member Satisfaction

Effective Relationships and Partnerships

  • Achievement of Desired Outcomes
  • Member Satisfaction

A Sustainable Organization

  • Number of Members and Retention Rate
  • Strong Balance Sheet
  • Risk and Liability Assessment and Mitigation
  • Succession Plans for Board Staff

Guiding Principles

  • Ethical
  • Representative
  • Innovative
  • Non-partisan and Non-sectarian

The Board of Directors of the Cranbrook of Commerce in comprised of 12 members; Chair, Vice Chair, Immediate Past Chair, Treasurer, and Eight Directors.

At the 2019 Annual General Meeting the Board President, Vice President, and Treasurer will be elected for one-year term. Four directors will be elected for a two-year term. The Immediate Past President is and automatic succession. There are four directors with one year remaining on their term.


Under the Carver Governance Model that the Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce has adopted, a Director’s work is governance and policy. It is incumbant upon those seeking nomination to Board positions to understand the basic underlying pronciples of this system. More information is available from the Chamber Executive Director.

Legislative and Fiscal Year

The legislative year for the Chamber runs from April 01 to March 31

The fiscal year for the Chamber runs from January 01 to December 31