It is a great honor to be involved in the community through the Wallaceburg & District Chamber of Commerce. I currently live in Dresden with my husband Carl, son Cameron while my eldest son, Justin has left the nest. My husband and I have been operating a business out of our home “CJ Window Tinting” in Dresden for 17 years. In addition to my business, I bring with me over 25 years of newspaper, radio advertising, and marketing experience in the Chatham- Kent area. I make it a priority to keep good standing, professional relationships with past customers, ensuring a successful business experience.
In addition to my previous industry work, I have volunteered for several non-profit organizations such as Dresden Minor Hockey Moms, The Canadian Cancer Society, Relay for Life, and the Dresden Community Food Bank. I take pride in giving back to the community in any way I can.
I am enjoying being involved with the businesses in the community of Wallaceburg. My plan is to continue to personally visit all the Chamber members. If there is anything you would like to happen or change please don’t hesitate to give me a call at 519-627-1443 and we will chat or drop by the office. The Wallaceburg & District Chamber of Commerce hours are Monday to Thursday 9 AM-4 PM 152 Duncan St, Wallaceburg.
Tina Fraleigh is a lifelong resident of Wallaceburg. She is a mother to one son, Mitchel, who is working towards his second diploma at Fanshawe College specializing in Animation. Tina is currently the Office Manager at E.R. Schepens Ltd. a multi-trade contractor located in Wallaceburg.
Board of Directors
Commercial and Agricultural Account Manager
Main St. Credit Union
I have been working in the Credit Union System for over 8 years. Throughout this time, I have had held numerous roles and learned an abundance of skills that I bring into my interactions with members. Over the last 5 years, I have been working with the Credit Union’s Agricultural and Commercial business members, and this by far has been the most satisfying. I enjoy learning about each new business operation and building relationships with the owners and operators. I have lived in the Chatham-Kent area for my entire life, and I enjoy assisting the local businessperson. I enjoy participating in the local community and using my skill set to support Chatham-Kent’s business community.
Tracey Jardine – Secretary-Director
Office Manager, Select Finishing
I would like to take a minute to introduce myself, my name is Tracey Jardine I was born and raised in Wallaceburg and continue to live here with my husband and boys. I currently work as the Office Manager/Human Resources for Select Finishing. I served on the Board of Directors for Multiple Births Canada where I have gained knowledge that I am sure with help with my new position on this Board. I am excited to begin this next chapter!
Emma King- Director
Retirement Living Consultant– Wallaceburg Retirement Residence
My name is Emma King and I am a lifelong resident of Wallaceburg. I live here with my husband and two sons and am eager to be more involved in our community. Professionally, I am the Retirement Living Consultant at Wallaceburg Retirement Residence. I handle all marketing and prospective residents, which allows me the opportunity to build trusting relationships with families and business owners. Through this profession, I am able to seek out additional resources for seniors in our community and ensure everyone involved in the process of choosing retirement living is as educated as possible about their decision. I am excited to start this new chapter with the Chamber of Commerce and am thankful to be on the Board of Directors!
Helen Northcott, RP, RPN, MA, CCC – Director
Psychotherapist, Choose A Lifestyle
As a Psychotherapist in private practice, I own my business called Choose A Lifestyle. Since 2015 I have been registered with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. Before the College opened, I was certified with the Canadian Counselling & Psychotherapy Association. I have worked with individuals, children, couples, and families. I teach classes for anger mgt, alcohol education, domestic violence, and family life education.
My addiction counseling helps those willing to be well to abstain from substances. My approach is holistic in nature and each person is provided with their own unique treatment plan. My therapy models are CBT – Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, CBT & Art, play therapy, forgiveness, grief work, conflict & resolution, pre-marital and Christian counseling.
I look forward to serving you in the Wallaceburg community.
Barbara McCaughrin – Director
Broker, Riversite Realty, Inc. II Brokerage
Barbara, originally from Brantford, Ont, has been a resident of Dresden since 2002. She is married to Dave and has 4 grown stepchildren. Barbara is a Real Estate Broker with Riversite Realty Inc II Brokerage in Wallaceburg & is President-Elect with the Chatham-Kent Association of Realtors. She has served on the Professional Development & Public Relations Committees with CKAR. She considers herself “a forever student”, committed to learning & bringing those skills forward to benefit her clients. She looks forward to another year, serving on the Board of Directors for the Wallaceburg Chamber
Donna -Jane Pollock– Director
Executive Director –Community Futures Development Corporation of CK
Since May of 2019, I have been the Executive Director of Community Futures Corporation of Chatham-Kent. A non-profit corporation under contract with the Federal Government, whose mandate is to assist small businesses with financing options and value-added programs to help small businesses in Chatham-Kent grow and flourish.
Prior to moving to Chatham-Kent, I lived in Dryden Ontario where I was the Executive Director of the Community Futures Corporation ~ PACE ~ for a region in NW Ontario for three years. Prior to that, I was the Business Development Coordinator for PACE for five years, where I travelled the region, directly assisting potential business owners, with their financing applications and presenting them to our Board of Directors for final approval or decline.
Before moving to NW Ontario, I owned my own business, in Southern Ontario, so I am well versed with the ups and the downs of small business ownership.
I love being able to help entrepreneurs realize a dream of owning or expanding their businesses. I work with an amazing staff of professionals and with a dedicated Board of Directors who volunteer their time to ensure that there is business growth in Chatham-Kent.
Business Administrator/Office Manager, Wallaceburg Museum
Seema Rameshwarsingh is the Business – Office Manager at the Wallaceburg & District Historical Society/Museum handling the day-day operations including financial administration, Human Resources/Payroll Administration, Health & Safety, and all other general business management aspects of the Museum and the Von Ayres Cultural Center.
Seema relocated to Chatham, ON – originally from Toronto, ON where she worked in Human Resources Management and Finance for many reputable companies within the GTA.
She is extremely grateful and thankful for all the new opportunities and possibilities here in Chatham. Since moving, she has had the opportunity to operate her self-employment business, raise her children in a safe community and build strong relationships with connections with many in the community.
With her experience, Seema brings to the board – leadership, organization, and management skills and a deep commitment to people and the associations that support them. Seema looks forward to being a Director at the Wallaceburg Chamber of Commerce and hopes to help continue to strengthen and support businesses and people within this great community.