The Transportation Committee is mandated to monitor transport policy that affects the region and, in doing so, affects the business environment for members of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce, such as the Port of Halifax.
This committee is also tasked with: assessing the impact of such policy and influencing policy decisions at the federal, provincial and municipal level on behalf of members of the Chamber as directed by the Executive; liasing with transportation policy and research organizations within Atlantic Canada; and taking leadership positions on issues of importance to Atlantic Canada.
Current Committee Members:
Chair: Merrell Moorhead, Merrell H. Moorehead Consulting
Ken Ellis, Chair Port & Rail Sub-Committee
Jerry Staples, Halifax International Airport Authority
Kieu Lam, Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia, TIANS
Roxane MacInnis, Halifax Regional Municipality
Alison MacDonald, Halifax Harbour Bridges
Ron Furlong, EPR Resources Ltd., Chair Air Sub-Committee
Ryan Ernst, Deloitte, Co-Chair Surface Sub-Committee
Gordon Duke, Halifax International Airport Authority
Jon Quinton, WestJet
Brad Doell, NSLC
Roberta Dexter, Plan Ahead Events
Dave McCusker, Halifax Regional Municipality
Curt LaMontagne, Stragility Consulting Ltd.
Pat d'Entremont, Nicom IT Solutions
Rob McInnes, Halifax Port Authority
Troy Scott, Sperry and Partners Ltd.
Kevin Burke, Cox & Palmer
Colleen O'Toole, LTS Transportation Inc./Lighthouse Logistics Ltd.
Bob Jolliffe, Novus Consulting Group Ltd.
Charles Cirtwill, AIMS
John Heseltine, Stantec
Jens Hansen, Kuehne & Nagel
Julie Senecal, CN
Andrea Daniels, Cole Logistics
Charles Mackenzie, Department of Transportation
Mary Brooks, Dalhousie University
Dan Lynch, Dalhousie University
Jim Frost, CPCS Transcom
Jen Powley, Ecology Action Group, Co-Chair Surface Sub-Committee
John Robinson, Delphi MRC
Sean Williams, Williams Marketing
Paul Brigley, Halterm
Andrew Regan, Armco Capital
Derrick Berry, UPS Freight
Kent Woodside, CanJet
Robert Keddy, Icelandair
Tim Roberts, Ecology Action Centre
Pam Cooley, CarShare Halifax
Christina Annese, Iceland Air
Rob Batherson, Color
Steve Olmstead, Insurance Bureau of Canada