Board of Directors

The Cape Breton Regional Chamber of Commerce is led by a volunteer Board of Directors, nominated from within the Chamber membership. Our board is made up of local business people that offer a wealth of knowledge from a diverse set of professional backgrounds and provide the Chamber with support in our advocacy efforts.


Our Chamber: 

-Is a catalyst for business growth by listening to and advocating for our members’ needs

-Creates a stronger business community through collaboration, networking, advocacy and education

-Cultivates positivity by changing the conversations about business in the CBRM

-Challenges the status quo and encourages innovation amongst our membership



To empower private businesses to thrive in the CBRM. 



For every business within the CBRM to be a valued member of our Chamber and to work together to build a thriving, confident community where business needs to be. 



-We always act in the best interest of our members.

-We are unwavering in our commitment to supporting business growth.

-We embrace change and welcome proactive ideas that nurture our economic future.

-We demonstrate non-partisan, objective leadership.

-We know collaboration is integral to our future and create forums for our business community to connect.

Michelle Wilson

Michelle Wilson


Sydney Downtown Development Association (Chair)

Ian Parker

Ian Parker


LaFosse MacLeod Law Offices (Past Chair)

Darren Chaisson

Darren Chiasson


MNP LLP (Treasurer)

Todd Mercer

Todd Mercer


Mercer Fuels Ltd.

Glenn Turner (1)

Glenn Turner


Nova Scotia Community College – Marconi Campus

Paula MacNeil

Paula MacNeil


Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation

Craig Boudreau

Craig Boudreau


J. Francis Investments (Vice-Chair)

John_MacNeil (1)

John MacNeil


Grant Thornton (Past Chair)

Cindy MacDonald

Cindy MacDonald


CMAC Consulting

Peter Kerr

Dr. Peter Kerr


Cape Breton University

Sean MacDonald

Sean MacDonald


Portside Law