Staff


Click on one of the people below to find out more information.

  • Bill Howich
    President
    Toll Free: 1-866-938-0143

    Bill began working for us in April 1987 when he started as the Sales Manager for Warren Burd Motors.

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  • Kim Abbott
    Controller
    Toll Free: 1-866-938-0143


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  • Darren Irving
    General Sales Manager
    Toll Free: 1 (866) 938-0143

    Darren started with Bill Howich Chrysler in 1992

    He  spent 13 years in the Service Department, 8 years at Bill Howich RV before becoming Sales Manager and now General Sales Manager!

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  • Al Wall
    Sales Manager
    Toll Free: 1 (866) 938-0143


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  • Norm Coté
    Parts Manager
    Toll Free: 1-866-938-0143

    Norm has been with us for 16 years, and has been the Parts Manager since May of 2010.

    In his spare time, he is an avid curler, involved previously in the Comox Valley and now the Campbell River junior curling programs for the past 8 years.

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  • Seth Avitan
    Service Manager
    Toll Free: 1-800-719-9555


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  • Geordie Canart
    Business Manager
    Toll Free: 1-866-938-0143

    Geordie began working for us in April 2005 as our Business Manager.

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  • Judy Douglas
    Business Manager
    Toll Free: 1-866-938-0143

    Judy joined our Sales Department in 2013 as our new Business Manager. She has many years of knowledge in the automotive industry. Judy has worked as a Business Manager for over 10 years.

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  • Ron May
    Sales Representative/Asst. Sales Manager/Fleet Manager
    Toll Free: 1-866-938-0143

     

    Ron has close to 20 years of sales, leasing, and fleet experience and has earned the Chrysler Sales Excellence Award every year he has been with Bill Howich Chrysler. This award demonstrates a Sale Representative's exceptional commitment to training, product knowledge, and customer service.

    Married with 5 adult children, Campbell River has been home to Ron for over 25 years now. Ron stays active in the Campbell River Fish & Wildlife Club where he serves as the Treasurer and is also actively involved in the ATV Club. He spends a lot of his free time outdoors riding his quad or shooting his bow and arrow at 3D Archery Shoots. For your next vehicle, RV, boat, or cargo trailer, call Ron May
    "Your Friend in the Car Business."

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  • Rob Priestley - "Red Jacket Rob"
    Sales Representative
    Toll Free: 1-866-938-0143

    Rob started in the sales business at another FCA dealership in Edmonton in 2004 before he came to us in 2015. Rob specializes in FCA brands, including our renowned line of Ram trucks. Rob is always happy to help and stays committed and available to his customers 24/7.

    Rob loves the great outdoors, specifically fishing and camping with his wife and two wonderful sons. He also has a passion for nature and wildlife photography.

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  • Brant Peniuk
    Sales Representative
    Toll Free: 1-866-938-0143

    Brant had spent 15 years as Sales Manager at Bill Howich Chrysler from 1991 to 2006. He took some time away working at other stores but is back now and looking forward to helping you find your next new or used vehicle!


    Brant has a Sports Fishing company in Campbell River and enjoys the water immensely. 

    Brant has 4 daughters and 5 grandchildren which keeps him very busy

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  • Erica Fast
    Sales Representative
    Toll Free: 1-866-938-0143

    Erica is pleased to be a part of the great sales team here at Bill Howich Chrysler. She specializes in customer service and satisfaction, delivering excellent product knowledge and stress-free deliveries right to your door in Campbell River and beyond.

    Erica is proud to be raised in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Living in Campbell River since 2011, Erica and her husband continue to invest in several key community events and charities in Campbell River. She loves interior design, photography, and playing the piano in her spare time.

    Erica would like to make a friend and customer for life by making it easy to put a your chosen vehicle in your driveway and the keys in your hand.


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  • Cody Pickering
    Automotive Sales Representative
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  • Adam Hales
    Sales Representative
    1-800-719-9555


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  • Arron Summerfelt
    Sales Representative
    1-800-719-9555


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  • Tanya Mahalek
    Accounts Payable
    Toll Free: 1 (866) 938-0143


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  • Jalisa Huebschwerlen
    Account Receivable
    Toll Free: 1-800-719-9555


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  • Shylo Peterson
    Department Support Coordinator
    Toll Free: 1 (800) 719-9555


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  • Emily Kapelo
    Receptionist
    1-800-719-9555


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  • Jessica Thulin
    Parts & Service Fixed Ops
    Toll Free: 1 (866) 938-0143

    Jessica started with Bill Howich Chrysler Ltd in September 2017. She has 12 years of customer service experience with a degree in early childhood education and special needs.

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  • Eileen Wilson
    Parts & Service Advisor
    Toll Free: 1 (866) 938-0143


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  • Halee Olsson
    Fixed Ops Advisor
    1-800-719-9555


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  • Rob Wright
    Detail Manager
    Toll Free: 1 (866) 938-0143

    Fun Fact:You'll find Rob out playing baseball or shooting pool as often as he possibly can.

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  • Mary Lloyd
    Detailer/Shuttle Driver
    Toll Free: 1 (866) 938-0143


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  • Colby Ladret
    Detailer
    Toll Free: 1 (866) 938-0143


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  • Teresa Roberts
    Detailer
    1-800-719-9555


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  • Lee Aubertin
    Lot Manager
    Toll Free: 1 (866) 938-0143


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  • Ken Stillin
    Automotive Technician
    Toll Free: 1 (866) 938-0143

    Ken has been here the longest of any of our employees - including Bill Howich himself - over 40 years!!!


    He started with AMC/Jeep, and became Red Seal Certified in January of 1982. Before starting at the dealership back when it was owned by Warren Burd, he pumped gas starting at the age of 16. Some of his other experiences include drywalling and glass cutting/installation.

    Fun Fact: Ken is known around here for his sense of humour!

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  • Chris Cline
    Auto Technician
    Toll Free: 1 (866) 938-0143

    Chris Cline has been with Bill Howich Chrysler for just over 7 years.


    Prior to coming to Campbell River, he worked for 7 years as Skookum Dodge's Service Manager and 10 years as an Auto Tech at Richmond Chrysler. Chris received his training through BCIT.

    Fun Fact: Chris works admin for the Comox Valley Jeep Club!

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  • Lawrence Embury
    Automotive Technician
    Toll Free: 1 (866) 938-0143


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  • Jim Leach
    Automotive Service Technician
    Toll Free: 1 (866) 938-0143

    Jim has worked in Bill Howich Chrysler's Service Department since April 2014.


    He is a retired member of our Canadian Forces and been from one end of the country to the other.

    In total, Jim has over 30 years in the Automotive Industry!

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  • James Ernst
    Automotive Technician
    Toll Free: 1 (866) 938-0143


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  • Kiel Yablonski
    Automotive Technician
    Toll Free: 1 (866) 938-0143


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  • Shawn Hartley
    Automotive Technician
    Toll Free: 1 (866) 938-0143


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  • Dennis Leavitt
    Service Technician
    Toll Free: 1 (866) 938-0143


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  • Josh Murphy
    Express Lane Lead Hand
    Toll Free: 1 (866) 938-0143

    Josh started with Bill Howich Chrysler in October of 2017. He has previous experience as a lot attendant and several years as a lube tech in Calgary. He first started as our shuttle driver but quickly moved into the Express Lane.

    Josh has a (un)healthy obsession with cars.

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  • Mellisa MacLeod
    Shuttle Driver/Wash Bay
    Toll Free: 1 (866) 938-0143


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  • Randall Groth
    Shuttle Driver/Wash Bay Attendant


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