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About the Chamber

Burin Peninsula Chamber of Commerce

The Marystown-Burin Area Chamber of Commerce was established on the Burin Peninsula in 1991 and we served businesses in the Marystown and Burin area.  In December 2009 our boundaries were expanded to include the whole Burin Peninsula south of Swift Current.  To reflect the change in our boundaries our name has changed to the Burin Peninsula Chamber of Commerce.

We are excited about these new changes and look forward to serving businesses outside the Marystown and Burin areas!

Meet our Board of Directors

The Burin Peninsula Chamber of Commerce is governed by a 15 member Board of Directors.  Each member of the Board is elected by the members for a two year term.

The Election of Officers took place on February 3rd, 2012.  Please select Committees to the left to see our new 2012 Executive Committee.

The 2012 Board of Directors are:

Director - Mr. Stan Burt (Town of Grand Bank)

Director - Mr. Scott Coady (Keyin College - Marystown)

Director - Mr. Phonce Cooper (NewSpar)

Director - Mr Ian Edwards (Edwards and Associates)

Director - L Robert Lymburner (Marystown Lions Club)

Director - Mr. Don MacBeath (MacBeath and Associates)

Director - Mr Robert Mitchell (Grant Thornton)

Director - Mr. Russ Murphy (NewCap CHCM)

Director - Ms. Cindy Picco (MacBeath and Associates)

Director - Mr. Jerry Pike (Pike's Enterprises)

Director - Ms. Kay Riggs (Dynamic Air Shelters)

Director - Mr. Stephen Warren (College of the North Atlantic)

Director - Mr. Hanford Wong (Wong's Palace Restaurant)

Director - Vacant

Director - Vacant

Meet our Staff:

We are pleased to say that we currently have two full time staff members at our office.

Lisa MacLeod, Business Manager

Lisa joined the Chamber in July of 2012 however she has prior experience working with the Chamber, first as the Connections Coordinator then the Administrative Assistant. Since then Lisa completed a Labour Market Study for the Town of Marystown and spent two and a half years as the Economic Development Officer with Schooner Regional Development Corporation. She is a graduate of Memorial University (Bachelor of Arts Degree) as well as the College of the North Atlantic (Diploma in Business Administration). She is currently working toward a Certificate in Regional Policy and Development through Memorial University. The Certificate is designed for Economic Development practitioners and is the first of its kind in the province.

Margaret, Connections Coordinator

Margaret joined the Chamber as the Connections Coordinator on November 12, 2012. She is responsible for the coordination of participants in their work placement as well as for delivering bi-weekly half-day sessions on life skills and job maintenance.  Prior to joining the Chamber Margaret worked for the Town of Marystown as their Farmer's Market Coordinator and for the Heritage Run Tourism Association.

Paula Hollett, Administrative Assistant

Paula joing the Chamber on September 10, 2012 as teh Administrative Assistant. She is originallly from Burin Peninsula but spent a number of years working in Western Canada. She has a variety of work experience related to office, plannng and fundraising. Paula is the Chamber's go to person for events!


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