The Ian Anderson Committee Chair of the Year award recognizes an exemplary leader who demonstrates an ongoing commitment to the Chamber by taking an active leadership role in policy committees, and advancing the advocacy of the Chamber, on of our most important roles.
This year’s recipient, Ben Van Sant, President of Whitehall Energy, leads one of the most active and effective Chamber policy committees, and the work of his committee this year had a tremendous positive impact on the business community in Calgary. It included key successes on the small business job credit and
securing funding for Alberta infrastructure through the Building Canada program. He also helped led the Chamber’s work on influence Premier Prentice’s first budget in a challenging economic climate, and working diligently to craft a policy resolution calling for the implementation of an Alberta Investor tax credit to incent private investment in Alberta Small businesses.
Thank you Ben!
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