Our staff is committed to providing friendly, efficient service. We pride ourselves in our positive approach to our customers. The Chamber is an action oriented non-profit business association that meets the needs of our member community.

Colleen Collins

Executive Director

Colleen has been with the Lindsay & District Chamber of Commerce for over 7 years, first as the Membership/Administrative Officer and most recently, has recently celebrated her first year as our Executive Director.  Having amassed over 25 years of strategic marketing, sales, and communications experience, she is a Regional Tourism Ambassador with Kawarthas Northumberland (RTO8) and also sits on their Board of Directors. In her role as Executive Director with the LDCC she is also a Summer Company mentor with the KLSBEC Office in City of Kawartha Lakes Economic Development and a member of both the Omemee and Lindsay Downtown Revitalization Working Groups. Colleen brings to the Chamber a wealth of knowledge and passion for the Kawartha Lakes Community.

Charlene Shirk

Administrative Assistant

Charlene has lived in the Kawartha Lakes her whole life. While raising her family Charlene worked for 28 years as a school bus driver. She also honed her customer service skills working for Tim Hortons. She completed courses in Office Administration and found a placement at the LDCC through VCCS. For the past two and a half years Charlene has proven to be invaluable to the LDCC, taking on the role of Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant.


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