Board of Directors


´╗┐Melanie Lang
University of Guelph,
John F. Wood Centre for

Business and Student Enterprise 

Past Chair
Stefan Wiesen
Intrigue Media 
1st Vice Chair
´╗┐Patrick Wieland


2nd Vice Chair
Kyle Hampson
Miller Thomson´╗┐


  Kimberly Aitken
  Brandy Douglas
Cultured HR
  Dan Lawson
Blount Canada

Shakiba Shayani
United Way Guelph

  Michele Mactaggart
Bensol Consulting
  Dan Penfold
University of Guelph
  Mark Stoddart
Linamar Corporation
  Kristen Tilley
Lakeside Hope House


Join a Dynamic Board of Directors

As an organization with almost 900 members representing more than 30,000 employees, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce has over 188 years of serving the local community. We have been recognized by the Chamber Accreditation Council of Canada (CACC) with its highest level of distinction. This distinction places the Guelph Chamber in an elite group of Chambers of Commerce in Canada that are demonstrating to the business community that our Chamber is run in a manner that reflects national standards of business excellence. The Board of Directors is the governance organ of the Guelph Chamber of Commerce. A copy of the Chamber's 2015-2018 Strategic Plan can be found by clicking here.

There are (6) vacancies on the Board of Directors.

Directors serve a (2) year term.

Directors will be elected by the membership at the Annual General Meeting on November 20, 2018. The nominees receiving the greatest number of votes at the Annual General Meeting shall be elected to the Board.

To be eligible for the Board of Directors, members must:

  • Be a member in good standing;
  • Be a person who is over eighteen (18) years of age;
  • Not be a person who has been found to be incapable in any court in Canada or elsewhere;
  • Not be a person who has the status of bankrupt;
  • Not be a person who has been convicted of an indictable offence

To complete your nomination, please email with the following:

  • Confirmation of your intention to be a nominee for the Board of Directors
  • That you fulfil the eligibility criteria
  • Full name & title
  • A high resolution jpg headshot

The deadline for applications is Monday October 4, 2018 at 4:30pm.

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