Our Board of Directors play a key role in the Chamber. They advise, govern, oversee policy and direction, as well as provide leadership. They are our champions in the community.

Officers

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Faten Alshazly
WeUsThem

Chair of the Board

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Chris Cowper-Smith
Spring Loaded

Vice-Chair of the Board

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Mark Sidebottom
Nova Scotia Power

Past-Chair of the Board

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Roger Boutilier
Nova Scotia Association of REALTORS

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Ann Divine22

Ann Divine
Ashanti Leadership

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C Wolfe Stewart22

Caroline Wolfe Stewart
Nova Scotia College of Nursing

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Directors

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Andrew de Freitas
TMSI Ltd

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Christopher Googoo
Ulnooweg

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Captain (N) A.S. Williams, CD

Maritime Forces Atlantic

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Hon. Joanne Bernard
Easter Seals Nova Scotia

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D Rideout22

David Rideout
MetroWorks

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Martha Casey

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Paul Way
TD Private Wealth

K Staphens22

Kimberly Stephens
Acadian Seaplants

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Donna Harding
Engel & Völkers

H Moore22

Heath Moore
Grant Thornton

Katherine Risley22

Katherine Risley
KBRS & Meridia Recruitment Solutions

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Ifeanyi Emesih
My East Coast Experience Media Group Inc.

N Foran22

Nancy Foran
ESG Partners

W Keller22

Wade Keller
Labatt Brewing

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Patrick Sullivan
Halifax Chamber of Commerce
President & CEO

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Governors

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Gavin MacDonald
Cox & Palmer
Past Chair of the Board, 2020-21

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Margaret Chapman
Narrative Research
Past Chair of the Board, 2019-20

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Cynthia Dorrington
Vale & Associates Human Resource Management
Past Chair of the Board, 2018-19

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Carol MacMillan
The Shaw Group
Past Chair of the Board, 2016-17

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Mark Fraser
440park
Past Chair of the Board, 2017-18

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Profile Robert Batheson

Robert Batherson
Trampoline Branding
Past Chair of the Board, 2015-16

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Profile Francis Fares

Francis Fares
Fares Inc.
Past Chair of the Board, 2014-15

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Profile Andrew Boswell

Andrew Boswell
Rimot Io Inc.
Past Chair of the Board, 2013-14

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Profile Paula Gallagher

Paula Gallagher
Deloitte
Past Chair of the Board, 2012-13

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Profile Ian Penny

Ian Penny
Commercial Banking, CIBC
Past Chair of the Board, 2011-12

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Profile Jeff Forbes

Jeff Forbes
Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette
Past Chair of the Board, 2010-11

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Profile Bruce Russell

Bruce Russell
McInnes Cooper
Past Chair of the Board, 2009-10

The Board nominations for 2022-2023 are now closed.

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