Changes at the Helm of the Penticton Western News


After two years at the helm of the Black Press’ Penticton Western News Group Shannon Simpson has resigned to pursue other interests. Simpson is also the Chair of the O.S.N.S. Board.


Kevin Schilter has been appointed Chief Operations Officer for Windward Software in Penticton. Schilter has been with Windward since 1995 . Windward has its Head Office in Penticton and competes in the ERP space in over 35 countries. They proudly fly flags on their home office building for every country the have clientele.

Kim Kirkham has been appointed Executive Director of the Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce. She takes over immediately and replaces Brandy Maslowski who went on to head Emergency Operations at the R.D.O.S. Kirkham is also the Co-Chair of the 2018 Scotties Tournament of Hearts to be held late January in Penticton.

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