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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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  • Darren Irving
    Sales Manager
    Toll Free: 1 (800) 719-9555


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  • Lawrence Sami
    Assistant Sales Manager
    250-287-9555

    Lawrence was born and raised on the mainland and has lived on the island for 12 years now. He has a family of 6 (4 kids) and loves being in beautiful Campbell River.

    Lawrence has been in the industry for a total of 5 years with a total of 10 years sales experience. He has a background in social work and received his diploma through North Island College.

    Lawrence is a massive sports fan (mainly football and hockey) and a huge competitor who refuses to lose. He comes to Bill Howich Chrysler with the YES WE CAN attitude and is excited to be part of our great team.

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  • Kim Abbott
    Accounts Payable
    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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  • David Bastock
    Service Manager
    Toll Free: 1-866-938-0143

    Dave has been in our Service Department since October 2004.


    He started at Bill Howich Chrysler as a Service Advisor after two years of training at North Island College and Nanaimo Chrysler.

    Fun Fact: Dave loves sports, the outdoors, and even fishes a bit!

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

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

    Kayla is a full time sales representative celebrating her 4 year anniversary with Bill Howich Chrysler. She specializes in customer service and recently received the Ram Specialist Award presented by FCA Chrysler, which demonstrates a Sales Representative's exceptional commitment to continued training.

    Kayla is proud to say she was raised on Quadra Island and has lived in Campbell River since her early teens. She is a Mother to two young boys, hockey players Cole (11) & Kash (9). She loves to explore off-road in her 2015 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited when she's not at work or hockey.

    If you are looking for friendly sales experience, Kayla Greenwood is your Local Go2Girl! . She is proud to work for Bill Howich Chrysler representing products she believes in and demonstrating a "YES WE CAN" attitude with all her customers.

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  • Rob Priestley
    Sales Representative
    250-895-1555

    Rob has been with Bill Howich Chrysler since September 2015.


    He started in the sales business on May 14th, 2004, in Edmonton, Alberta. Rob has only ever worked with Chrysler brands, specializing in our renowned line of Ram trucks. Rob is always happy to help in any way he possibly can, ensuring that his customers know that he is available to them on his cell phone 24/7.

    Fun Fact: Rob loves the great outdoors, specifically fishing and camping. When he's not here at Bill Howich Chrysler,you will find him out fishing with his wife and two-year-old son. That, or pursuing his passion of nature and wildlife photography.

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  • John Owens
    Sales Representative

    John is our newest Sales Representative at the moment, having started in June of 2016.


    In 1992, John moved to Campbell River from Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from CariHi in 1995, and now has a beautiful wife and four children (all girls!). John himself comes from a huge family of nine siblings!

    Fun Fact: John loves his wife and kids more than basketball. Really, he does!

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  • Brant Peniuk
    Sales Representative

    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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  • Tyson Holbrook
    Sales Representative
    1-866-938-0143

    Tyson is our newest sales rep. He joined our team in February 2017.

    Tyson is a Campbell River local. He started his career in the heavy duty logging truck and equipment industry in parts. He then moved over to the marine industry working in service and sales which got him missing the automotive side of things. Tyson prides himself on customer service.

    Fun Fact: Tyson loves riding his BMX and just being outdoors.

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  • Rob Wright
    Detail Manager
    Toll Free: 1 (800) 719-9555

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

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  • Eric Brockman
    Detailer
    Toll Free: 1 (800) 719-9555

    Eric Brockman is on his first year back with Bill Howich Chrysler's Detail Team. In total, he has over 7 years of experience in the Automotive Industry!


    Fun Fact: Eric's boyish charm and rugged good looks should make him an obvious choice for the BHC Annual Calendar!

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  • Ryan Howich
    Detailer
    Toll Free: 1-866-938-0143

    Ryan has always been around cars and trucks - it comes with the name! He is very knowledgeable of Dodge, Cummins and Jeep products, as well as older muscle cars.


    Fun Fact: Ryan's favourite thing to do is driving around and having a good time!

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  • Chris Cline
    Auto Technician
    Toll Free: 1 (800) 719-9555

    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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  • Joseph Regner
    Fast Lane Technician
    Toll Free: 1 (800) 719-9555

    Joe has worked with Bill Howich Chrysler for almost 3 years.


    From 2006-2010, Joe worked as a sign fabricator and service technician. He then completed the Automotive Service Technician Foundations program at North Island College in 2011, but went back into the sign business from 2011-2012. Unfortunately for him (but fortunate for us!)  a knee injury put a halt to his signage career, and upon completion of ACL reconstructive surgery and rehabilitation, Joe moved on to start his career at Bill Howich Chrysler.!


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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 (800) 719-9555

    Jim has worked in Bill Howich Chrysler's Service Department for going on two years.


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

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  • Ken Stillin
    Automotive Technician
    Toll Free: 1 (800) 719-9555

    Ken has been here the longest of any of our employees - including Bill Howich himself - going on 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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  • Kiel Yablonski
    Automotive Technician
    Toll Free: 1-866-938-0143


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  • James Rolland
    Apprentice Service Technician

    James has been with Bill Howich Chrysler since November 2016.


     He was born in Surrey and raised in Courtenay!

    James has had previous experience at Destination Chrysler in North Vancouver, Mister Transmission in Burnaby  and Sorat Wheels and Tires in North Vancouver as a Wheel and Susp. Tech

    Outside of work James enjoys mountain biking, video games, air soft & paintball and has joined two car clubs in the past few years

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