The CEO of Myriad Corporation, Jason Lum, will be our guest for this month's fireside chat. We'll walk through Jason's business career managing a local technology consulting firm plus his diverse history of public service and volunteerism in our community. As a Chilliwack City Counsellor, Jason is an influential advocate for the tech and creative business sectors. We'll discuss lessons learned along the way plus the benefits of public service.
Dinner and drinks included
Your ticket includes beer or wine and pizza!
Cowork Chilliwack, 12-8465 Harvard Place, Chilliwack, BC V2P 7Z5
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Jason is the CEO of Myriad Corporation, a Chilliwack technology consulting firm, and has been involved in the Chilliwack business community for several years. He has a diverse history of volunteerism and public service and currently serves as a Chilliwack City Councillor.
Jason is the CEO of Myriad Corporation, a Chilliwack technology consulting firm, and has been involved in the Chilliwack business community for several years. In 2007, he was voted on to the board of the Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce, eventually taking over as one of the youngest Presidents in the Chamber’s 108 year-old history.
In addition to Jason's work with the Chamber of Commerce, he has also had a diverse history of volunteerism in the community. He has been a board member of the Chilliwack Economic Partners Corporation, Downtown Chilliwack BIA, Chilliwack Museum, Chairman of the Lower Mainland Economic Sustainability Panel, the Stó:lo Development Corporation, as well as Vice Chairman of the Fraser Valley Healthcare Foundation. Jason has also volunteered as a Youth Mentor with the Phoenix Program, and CYBF, and he is a member of the Mount Cheam Rotary Club.
In 2011, Jason was elected to Chilliwack City Council and re-elected in two subsequent elections. He currently serves the City of Chilliwack as the Chairman of the Public Safety Advisory Committee, Vice Chairman of the Transportation Committee, Vice Chairman of the Lower Mainland Local Government Association, and an appointed Director with the Fraser Valley Regional District, and Acting Chairman of the Fraser Valley Regional Hospital District.
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Tim McAlpine is the President and Creative Director of Currency Marketing. He is best known for developing the Young & Free Marketing Program and the "It's a Money Thing" Financial Education Program that credit unions from around North America are using to connect with new young adult members. Locally, he is the owner of Cowork Chilliwack, a CEPCO board member, co-organizer of TEDxChilliwack, board chair of Mt. Lehman Credit Union and a former board chair of the Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce.