Board & Staff

The people behind MDCC

The Morden Chamber of Commerce has been serving Morden since 1890.  We are the bridge that connects business community and government for the common goal of growing business.  We are a respected voice, a strong connection and a resource to business.


Executive Director

Candace Olafson

Phone: (204) 822-5630

Board of Directors


Scott Hoeppner

Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP, Partner

Vice Chair

Grant Nicholson

Rendezvous Brewery & Taproom, Co-Owner.
Decor Cabinet Company, Production Manager


Derek Hamilton

BDO Canada LLP, Senior Manager

Past Chair

Michelle Sawatzky

Co-op, Human Resource Manager

Jared Hildebrand

Morden Physiotherapy, Owner & Physiotherapist

Rich Harries

Access Credit Union, Chief Operating Officer

Heather Francis

Hive Development Group & Francis Family Homes, Owner

Susan Lee

Checker Signs, Office Manager

Brent Laverty

Crocus Real Estate, Realtor

Irma Maier

Floral Scents & Compass Canada Immigration & Settlement Services, Owner

Getting Down to Business.