Our Sustainability Plan

Purpose: We Empower Local Businesses

We will:

  • Promote Local Business Mindset
  • Help Existing Business Thrive
  • Support Economic Development initiatives
  • Influence public policy for a healthy business climate

Board of directors

The Board of Directors of the St. Paul & District Chamber of Commerce guide the operations and the strategic direction through leadership, insight, and support. The Board is comprised of members (in good standing) who are elected by the membership at the Annual General Meeting, as well as an appointed representative from both the Town of St. Paul and the County of St. Paul. Our current Board of Directors as of February 22, 2023 are:


Executive Director

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Yvonne Weinmeier

Executive Director

Yvonne started with the St. Paul & District Chamber of Commerce in July 2022. 
She has over 30 years of experience in the risk management and financial securities industry.
Yvonne has a passion for bringing the community together, volunteers for several organizations and serves on many Boards. 
She is excited for the opportunity to be part of the future success of the community.

Debra Poulin

Twisted Fork

Experienced Executive Chef with a demonstrated history of working in the writing and editing industry. Skilled in Catering, Cooking, Food Preparation, Hospitality Industry, and Team Building.


1st Vice President


Aaron Reid

Ideal Carpets & Interiors Ltd.

Beyond Aaron's valued knowledge in the retail sector his greatest strength is his humour.  Whether at the Board or in his role with Ideal Carpets & Interiors Ltd., his energetic and inspiring manner are contagious.

2nd Vice President


Pam Warner

Boston Pizza

A busy lady juggling motherhood and managing her team at Boston Pizza, the Chamber is fortunate to have Pam join the Board.  She brings a multitude of experience with her in the restaurant and hospitality industry, as well as a background in marketing.



Cindy Geertsen

Canalta Hotel

Cindy brings a down to earth perspective to the Board that speaks to her experience managing her team at Canalta Hotel St. Paul.  Her ability to share insight on the hospitality industry helps round out the voices at the Board level.


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Yvon Caouette

Caouette and Sons

Yvon's solid understanding of the needs of our farming community as owner of the farm implement dealer Caouette & Sons is a great asset to our board.

Tom Wirsta

Ron Wirsta

St. Paul Municiapal Seed Cleaning Assoc.

Ron's extensive management experience as well as his years of farming bring a wealth of knowledge to the board.




Caeleigh Morrow

Morrow Tchir LLP

Caleigh is a former Crown Prosecutor, now working mainly in Business Law. She hopes that being a director will help her to meet other business leaders and give back to our community.



James Paull

The Landing Hotel & Conference Centre

James is the General Manager of The Landing Hotel. With over 27 years in the hospitality industry as well as Civic Administration, James brings a passionate voice to the table.


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Oralee Williams

TD Canada Trust

Oralee is a long-time community member with years of volunteer experience on multiple boards and associations. She is the Branch Manager for St. Paul TD Canada Trust.



Jaden Saik

The Co-operators

Jaden is a Financial Advisor at Saik Insurance Services. He is deeply involved in the community and serves on numerous boards.



Richard Sapieha

Richard Sapieha

St. Paul CO-OP Food Store

In addition to holding a Business Administration Certificate from the University of Saskatchewan, Richard has numerous years of experience for serveral large retailers.



Edna Gervais

Edna Gervais

Portage College

Edna has lived in the town of St. Paul for over 40 years. She is active in the community and has been involved with the St. Paul Chamber for several years in various roles. She has owned & managed various small businesses & believes in supporting local entrepreneurs.

Fun Fact:  Edna loves spending time outdoors, long walks, camping in the summer & curling in the winter.

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Kevin Bernhardt


Kevin has been a resident of St. Paul for 20 years now and he is happy to call it home with his wife and 5 pets. He has had a wide range of jobs during his time including driving school bus, working at the chicken plant, youth employment counsellor, liquor store manager and managing the local radio station. He currently works for MCSnet as their Business Development Manager.


Volunteer Opportunities

Looking to volunteer with St. Paul Chamber of Commerce? We are always seeking motivated individuals-entrepreneurs and go-getters-to join our Chamber of Commerce. Be fulfilled and make your voice heard as we work to achieve our mission at the St. Paul & District Chamber of Commerce. We are currently looking for volunteers in the following positions:






Each year the St. Paul and District Chamber of Commerce holds a number of events such as: Monthly Workshops, Golf Tournament, Rodeo Kick Off Supper, Community Christmas Parade, and more.  We're always looking for volunteers to staff these events.  Also, if you are a business student or looking for volunteer experience in administration we could use your help!

Do you want the opportunity to access unique chamber sponsor member benefits?