AMCHAM AWARDS HONORARY LIFETIME MEMBERSHIP to Departing U.S. Commercial Service Minister-Counselor Rich Steffens

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

AmCham Canada's National Chairman, Rick Tachuk and U.S. Ambassador to Canada, Bruce Heyman presented Rich Steffens with an honorary AmCham Canada lifetime membership at a summer reception held at the Canadian Aviation and Space Museum in Ottawa on July 21st.  

According to AmCham's Chairman, Rick Tachuk, "Rich Steffens has played a critical role facilitating U.S.- Canada trade and investment over the past four years and has been instrumental in fostering the growth and success of Amcham Canada ."         

Steffens will be leaving Canada this August after four highly productive years as the top U.S. Department of Commerce diplomat in Canada.   He returns to the U.S. Commercial Service in Washington where he will have responsibility for the Western Hemisphere.

"We will miss Rich's creativity, vision and support" says Tachuk. "He's made an immeasurable contribution to the growth of our organization across Canada."