Executive Committee:  
  President- Blair VanVeld (Twin Rivers Properties & Home Sales) - Blair is the current Chief Financial Officer and Director of Twin Rivers Properties and Home Sales, a residential rental company managing over 1000 units in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. Blair holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Majoring in Accounting) from Dalhousie University. Blair currently sits as a board member for East Coast Credit Union and has previously sat as the Vice President of the Manufactured Housing Association of Atlantic Canada. Blair is a lifelong resident of Lyon’s Brook, Pictou County.
  Treasurer- Peter Murray (Grant Thornton) -
  Murray Hill (management consultant) - Murray Hill is semi-retired with a management consultation business after a career in federal and provincial governments and a private sector industry association. His professional career involved roles with local to national to international in nature.
On a volunteer basis, he has headed several local foundations, served as Chair for
the former Health Authority, the former Regional Development Authority and the local
group who built the Wellness Centre. Working for our community is a passion he
continues to pursue. 
  Tyler MacLane (Crossroads Country Market) - Tyler is the owner and general manager of Crossroads Country Market, a rural general store, bakery and restaurant. Tyler and his wife Kristen decided to move from Western Canada to rural Pictou County, where Tyler was originally from. They currently reside in MacLellan’s Brook with their two boys, Jake and Levi. Tyler enjoys spending time supporting local events and helping out with youth sports.
  Trudy Teed (Michelin) - Trudy is the Personnel Manager for the Michelin Tire plant in Granton. She is a professional Industrial Engineer with a diverse background in manufacturing roles. Trudy currently volunteers with the Sutherland Harris Memorial Hospital Foundation along with supporting Michelin in the many organizations and programs that it supports such as Special Olympics of Nova Scotia, United Way, and Junior Bike. Trudy lives in Pictou with her husband, Harold, and daughter, Bella.
Bruce Chapman (Northern Pulp) - Bruce is the General Manager of Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation. He joined the Pictou mill operations as a Process Engineer in 1996, held a number of progressively responsible management positions, and was promoted to the position of General Manager in October 2014.
As GM, Bruce is responsible for the entire mill including operations, maintenance, engineering and other services, as well as timberlands operations.
Bruce received his BSc, Chemical Engineering degree from the University of New Brunswick and his MSc, Materials Engineering from the University of Illinois. Prior to joining Northern Pulp, Bruce was employed at Stone Container Canada in Processing Engineering, Quality Control.
Rick Gallant (Rick Gallant Wealth Management) - Rick has been involved in the Wealth Management business in both the UK and Canada for over 25 years. Throughout this period Rick has held roles as a Sales Manager for a national UK firm, a Tax and Estates Practitioner with a large national UK Bank, as well as a Private Client Stockbroker licensed and registered on the London Stock Exchange. Rick returned to Canada in 2010 and continued in private practice in Charlottetown, PEI until recently relocating to New Glasgow in 2018. Rick has previously been a member of the Chamber of Commerce of Dundee, Scotland as well as the Charlottetown Chamber of Commerce. In 2015 Rick was appointed and served his community as President of the Rotary Club of Charlottetown.
  Anne McDonah (NSCC)
  Roxanne Heighton (Harbour House Ales & Cafe)
  Lindsay Shaw (Tim Hortons)
  Reshmu Myers (Nova Scotia Works)
  Barry Francis (Pictou Landing First Nations) - Info to follow
  Diane Cameron (Sobeys Inc.)
  Kevin McKay (McKay Fuels) - info to follow