Roseanna SAMANTHA ISTANCE has been a resident of Black Diamond since 2019, having moved to the Foothills specifically to manage the Black Diamond Gallery.
With a career in film production spanning 25 years, as well as specialized knowledge of earthworks projects and certified septic system planning and installation, she brings an energetic and proactive attitude to her new role as the President of the Diamond Valley Chamber of Commerce.
MURRAY RODGERS recently moved to Black Diamond after having lived in Bragg Creek for 28 years. Having raised over $1.5 Billion in capital for his various energy ventures, he is a CEO, founder, board member and advisor, working with talented entrepreneurs across sectors in which he has passion and knowledge. He is an accomplished musician and songwriter, author of the breakthrough book “The Psychedelic CEO” and a co-producer of a new documentary series on masculinity and mental health. Murray currently is the Chairman of Golden Era Music, based in Los Angeles/Nashville, and a Board member of ATMA Journey Centre, one of Canada’s leading psychedelic therapy clinics.
A transplant from Ontario, Ryan moved to Turner Valley 4 years ago and has been involved with the Diamond Valley Chamber of Commerce since his arrival. As Adjunct Media Services, Ryan brings over 20 years of diverse media and marketing experience to our area and can help local businesses navigate the complicated world of advertising at any level.
CHELSEA VOGEL is a 15 year resident of Turner Valley, and a serial entrepreneur working in the Foothills region supporting small businesses with her digital marketing company, Image Marketing. Along with owning and running two businesses supporting community growth, and keeping tiny humans alive, Chelsea sits on multiple boards and committees including the Diamond Valley Chamber, PTA, Foothills Lions Club, and OSA. “Supporting business growth is my passion, and to get to do that every day in the community I reside in, is nothing short of amazing"
I have 15 years of sales experience in the Financial Services and Mortgage Settlement industry, and my passion for real-estate stems from my love of interior design and my own experience of flipping properties. I am a wife and proud mother of 4 wonderful kids (2 girls and 2 boys). Living in the Foothills over the last 5 years I enjoy exploring the hiking trails around my home and meeting new people in the area.
Wayne Hill grew up in Black Diamond & Turner Valley, attending Oilfields High School in the early 90s, and is now raising his family in the area. Professionally, Wayne has been a sprinkler ftter for 16 years, and currently works here in the Diamond Valley with Platinum Fire & Security. Wayne was also a 2021 Turner Valley Councilor candidate..