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 local community. We have been recognized by the Chamber Accreditation Council of Canada 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.



Patrick Wieland

RBC Royal Bank

Past Chair

Melanie Lang

John F. Wood Centre for Business and Student Enterprise

1st Vice Chair

Kyle Hampson

Miller Thomson

2nd Vice Chair

Michele Mactaggart

Bensol Consulting


Kimberly Aitken



Brandy Douglas


Dan Lawson

Blount Canada

Dan Penfold

University of Guelph

Mark Stoddart

Linamar Corporation

Kristen Tilley

Simplify Co.

Sarah Haanstra

Guelph Community Health Centre

David Halls

Royal Lepage Royal City Realty