Chief Executive Officer, Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce
A seasoned leader with a proven track record in board operations, organizational leadership, policy and program development, as well as government and stakeholder relations, Leslie Courchesne has nearly 30 years of experience in the public sector.
The former Executive Director, British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) Alumni Association and Director, Alumni Relations, BCIT, Courchesne has also held the roles of Executive Director, University Relations, and Director, Marketing and Communications with the University of the Fraser Valley, in addition to spending the first decade of her career in BC Government communications.
With a diverse background, Courchesne has a strong passion for building community and developing relationships around meaningful conversation.
As Chamber CEO, she works closely with the Chamber’s Board of Directors, members, government officials, and stakeholders to advocate for and prioritize the needs of the Tri-Cities business community.
Courchesne holds a Bachelor of Arts (Communication) from Simon Fraser University, and a Master's in Marketing from Heriot Watt University. She has lived in Port Moody for 20 years with her husband and two children.