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Board of Directors

In the past years, the Chamber has been dominated by business owners focused on making Hinton a business-friendly community. This Board understands how challenging it is to run a business and has maintained a consultative relationship with the Town of Hinton. This has allowed our business community a voice in municipal decision-making as we have successfully implemented an Offsite Levy Bylaw to really clarify development risk and have had input on the new Land-Use Bylaw to ensure a forward-looking law.

If the Hinton & District Chamber of Commerce or any of our board members can be of any assistance whatsoever please contact us!

Phone: (780) 865-2777

Paul Lovsin


I moved to Hinton in 2021 and I am the Store Manager at Freson Bros on the hill. Being new to town, I wanted to get more involved in my community and understand the local business landscape. Being a board member is important to me as it allows me to interact with other business leaders and share insights into ways of helping the small business community.

Nathan Schneider Hinton Chamber of Commerce

Nathan Schneider

Past President

I am a graduate from Grant MacEwan business program, a Red and Blue Seal Journeyman Electrician from Red Deer College, and former level 2 volunteer firefighter from Fox Creek. I have called Hinton my home for over the past 20 years, and most important to me is that I am a husband, and father of 3 wonderful children we have raised here.

Royal Bank's Commercial Account Manager for Hinton & Edson

Jessica Zimmer

Vice President

I am a lifelong Hintonite who joined Royal Bank in 2012. Over my nearly 10 years of working at RBC I have had the pleasure of experiencing several different roles and job opportunities within the company, and have most recently become the Branch Manager here in Hinton. My biggest passion over the years has been helping people grow their financial literacy.

Natalie Charlton, Owner of The Old Grind, Hinton Chamber of Commerce

Natalie Charlton

Executive Director

I was born and raised in Hinton, and my family has run small businesses off and on in Hinton over the years. I worked as a Travel Agent for 21 years before I took a leap of faith and became an entrepreneur. This is when I became the owner of The Old Grind. I received a lot of support from my family and friends and enjoyed the journey for 14 years.

Operations Manager for McStrong Safety Services

Robyn Frizzell


I am the Operations Manager for McStrong Safety Services. We are a family run business that offers safety services, including traffic control, security, road monitoring and many other safety support services, like COR and NSC consulting. I have been a member of the business (and the family), for the past 9 years.

RE/MAX 2000 realty

Curtis Anderson

Chamber President

Throughout school, I had a passion for marketing, negotiations, strategy, and management, and I have found real estate to be the perfect blend of all these passions. Where I get the most job satisfaction is from the ability to help people. Every day I have the opportunity to meet the most incredible people, help them with one of the biggest transactions of their lives, and develop lifelong relationships with them.

NAVANA Labs Hinton


I moved to Hinton with my husband and three children to start up Hinton’s very first commercial laboratory in 2019 offering coal quality testing services. Most recently the laboratory, NAVANA Labs Hinton, was ISO 17025 accredited for several wastewater/drinking water parameters in addition to being accredited for many coal quality testing services.