Jack is a graduate of Acadia University and the University of Western Ontario and spent 35 years in senior management in Nova Scotia’s pulp and paper industry. He is former executive director of the Pictou Regional Development Agency and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Efficiency Nova Scotia. He has served on the Atlantic Regional Board of the Nature Conservancy of Canada, the Pictou County Environmental Protection Project and the Aberdeen Health Foundation. He has been Executive Director of the Pictou County Chamber since 2013.
Heather has been with the Chamber since 2010. She is a graduate of StFX with a Bachelor of Arts (psychology and sociology majors, minor in criminology). Before joining the Chamber, Heather worked with the Department of Community Services, as well as taught at St. Joseph’s Academy.
She has been an active member of the community, having sat on the Board of the Westside Community Centre for a number of years. Heather, and her husband Earl MacKenzie have 2 daughters, Ally and Abby, and proudly live in New Glasgow.