Our Board

Brian Sawyer
Director

Brian is recently retired after owning a successful local business for over 30 years. 

Brian is a dedicated volunteer within the local Arts community. 

Tom Hoffman
Chair

Tom is a RPF (Registered Professional Forester)  by profession and is one of the senior managers at Tolko Industries.

Tom also volunteers on two regional BC Boards. 

John Hack
Director

John presently owns and operates Onetrix Solutions, and has been the owner of several other successful businesses in the Cariboo. 

John is also a dedicated volunteer in our community. 

Alvin Gregory
Director

Alvin is now retired. His background was in commercial banking and property management.

Alvin is an active volunteer in the community. 

Trenisa Durfeld
Director

Trenisa currently owns and is the Sole Operator of Spa Bella which she opened in 2003. She has lived in Williams Lake her whole life and has been an active member in the community where her and her husband have raised their three children. Trenisa is also a dedicated volunteer in our community.

Stephen Pellizzari, CAIB

Originally form Prince George, I moved to 100 Mile House in 1996
I started my General Insurance career in 1989 where I specialized in
commercial Insurance. In 1991 I accepted a position with Barton Insurance Brokers, now HUB
International Insurance Brokers.  Since then I have continued to provide insurance solutions to a
wide variety of commercial and personal clients along with various branch management
responsibilities. In 2009 I received my commission as a Notary Public and for the past 10 years
have been operating my Notary practice in conjunction with my responsibilities with HUB International. 

Over the years I have been active as a volunteer for various organizations including Rotary,
RCMP Auxiliary, Restorative Justice, to name a few. 

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About Community Futures

For over 25 years, we’ve been fostering entrepreneurship in rural BC. We offer small business loans, business counseling and specialized programs to help you start or grow a business, and to help communities become more resilient and dynamic.

266 Oliver Street
Williams Lake, BC
V2G 1M1

Phone: (250)392-3626
Toll free: (888)879-5399
Fax: (250)392-4813