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One of the keys to the success of Community Futures Strathcona is its independent Board of Directors. Our Directors are volunteers, generally from the business community, that dedicate their time and energy to the commitment of supporting entrepreneurial activity.

Campbell River Community Foundation

Carly Pisterzi, Chair – Campbell River & Region 

Carly is the CEO and co-owner of Island Ready-Mix, a concrete and aggregate supply company serving the North Island. Carly is also a Real Estate Agent with the Pisterzi Real Estate Group – Sutton WestCoast Realty and a member of the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board (VIREB). 


Ben Lanyon, Treasurer – Campbell River & Region

Ben is a partner with Roset Lanyon, a Certified Professional Accounting firm that specializes in tax and consulting for closely held businesses and incorporated professionals.


Maureen Fritz-Roberts, LAC –  Comox Valley & Region 

Mo is the practice manager of Old House Law & Notary Public, an office that focuses on real estate and financial contracts, business incorporation and estate planning. Prior to this Mo was a partner at two insurance agencies.  


Arnold Harasymchuk, LAC – Comox Valley & Region

Arnold is a partner in BMC Business Management Consultants Ltd. Prior to retirement, he worked 27 years in economic development at various positions in all three levels of government. Prior to government, he worked 15 years in banking.


Gregory Batt, Director – Campbell River & Region

Greg is the owner and operator of Ledgers; an accounting and bookkeeping company that assists small businesses with payroll, taxes, business plans and incorporation.


Holly Grant, LAC –  Comox Valley & Region 

Holly is the owner of Eastridge Enterprises Ltd, an investment holding company. For 17 years Holly and her husband Tom, owned and operated a flooring and window covering business in the Comox Valley before selling to new owners. Holly is an active member and Past President of the Rotary Club of Comox.


Bridget Orsetti

Bridget Orsetti, Director – Comox Valley & Region

Bridget is on the management team at Spirit Bear Lodge, an Indigenous owned lodge located in Klemtu BC. She previously owned and operated 2 local businesses for 12 years.

Chris McPhedran

Chris McPhedran, Director – Comox Valley & Region 

Chris is a CPA and runs his own accounting / business consulting practice that focuses primarily in the natural resource and First Nation sectors.


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