Meet Our Directors

The Venture Norfolk Board of Directors is a talented and dedicated group of local community volunteers.

Venture Norfolk Board of Directors

Bill CulverPresident
Gail CatherwoodInvestment Committee Chair
Frank GelinasDirector
Dan HillDirector
Nancy RogersDirector
Les StedmanDirector
Jim PetersDirector
Nathan KolomayaDirector
Charlie LukeDirector
Gail BouwDirector

If you want to see some of the good that Venture Norfolk and its Board have been accomplishing, take a look at what we’re doing with Current Community Projects, and for what we’ve done see our Community Project Success Stories. To learn more about Venture Norfolk, take a look at our Blog or Meet Your Team pages.

Board Recruitment

Venture Norfolk is a not-for-profit Community Futures organization that stimulates economic development, diversity and employment opportunities throughout our catchment area of Norfolk County providing an array of community and business development, counselling and lending services. Venture Norfolk operates under a contribution agreement with the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) to provide Community Futures programming to these communities. We are led by our dynamic volunteer Board of Directors who direct the vision for the organization.

Continuing to build on its successes, Venture Norfolk remains open to interest from potential candidates on an ongoing basis. Generally, Venture Norfolk has a 12 member Board of Directors.

The Board of Directors generally meets monthly, on the last Wednesday of the month, from 4:15pm – 5:30pm. There may also be additional meetings for committee work.

Our ideal candidates are residents or are employed in our catchment area and have experience in two or more of the following:

  • Board Governance
  • Small Business Operations
  • Manufacturing
  • Research and Development
  • Market Development
  • Finance/Banking
  • Agribusiness
  • Retail
  • Technology
  • Digital Media/Social Media
  • Community Economic Development

If you are interested in volunteering on a dynamic Board of Directors and have a passion for nurturing prosperity in your community, we invite you to forward an Expression of Interest Form and resume to:

Board Recruitment
Norfolk District Business Development Corporation
4077 Hwy #3
Simcoe, ON N3Y 4K4
Or by email: [email protected]

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