Directors and Staff


Meagan Preston

Executive Director

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Meagan brings to the Merritt and District Chamber of Commerce a wide variety of skills and education, including over 15 years of Marketing, Fundraising and Public Relations experience. She also posesses her CCDP designation (Certified Career Development Professional) and serves her community as paid on call Firefighter with the Merritt Fire Rescue Department. She has studied both at the University of the Fraser Valley and the Justice Institute of British Columbia.
Meagan believes in her community and the value of a strong business economy through a solid Chamber network, and knows that it takes everyone’s collective effort to make it better. Her commitment to her family and community is what continues to drive her success.


Louise Genier


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 Louise currently serves at the Branch Manager at RBC in Merritt and brings years of experience as a business professional in financial services, project management and emergency services, with her most prominent strengths are building relationships, communication and leadership. 

Louise currently holds her Elder Planner Counselor designation, and is in good standing with the Canadian Initiative for Elder Planning Studies. She is also an accomplished adn distringuished Toastmaster in good standing with Toastmasters International.


 Brandy Sekhon


Brandy is the Owner and Manager of the Merritt McDonald's, which generously supports several initiatives in the Merritt community through charitable work. In 2018, Brandy joined the board of Directors and was appointed as Treasurer. Brandy's extensive business experience and education at Thompson Rivers University has made her a valuable asset to the Merritt and District Chamber of Commerce board.


Kim McLean



Kim was raised in Okanagan Falls, BC, and began working in the Property Management industry in 2016. Coming from a rodeo background, the move to Merritt was an easy one. Since moving to Merritt, Kim has joined a number of volunteer groups in town. NVRA, Little Britches and the Hockey with Heart Food Drive with the BCHL Merritt Centennials. Kim works at Merritt Property Management Ltd. She is currently writing for her Strata Management and Property Management license.


Chandelle Agar



Chandelle is a long time resident of Merritt is the owner of Spaner and Webb Clothing, a long established on trend clothing store here in the heart of downtown Merritt, BC. Chandelle joined the Merritt Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors in 2018, and brings with her Owner/Operator business experience in the downtown core.



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