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Chamber Reveals New Board at 2022 AGM

Nov 16, 2022

Guelph, November 16, 2022:  The Guelph Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce its incoming 2022-2023 Board of Directors – approved at the Chamber’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) held virtually on Tuesday November 15.


The Guelph Chamber’s incoming 2022 - 2023 Board of Directors are:

  • Jonathan Cohen – Benmet Steel & Metal
  • David Mullock – University of Guelph
  • Catherine Shearer – McKenzie Lake Lawyers LLP
  • Curtis Tomlinson – SV Law


Executive Committee:

  • Brandy Douglas, CulturedHR – Chair
  • Sarah Haanstra, Guelph Community Health Centre – 1st Vice Chair
  • Scott Barbison, RBC Commercial Banking– 2nd Vice Chair
  • Kim Aitken, RLB LLP – Treasurer
  • Michele Mactaggart, Bensol Consulting – Past Chair


Returning Board Members:

  • Matthew Aho – Linamar
  • Ray Stultz – Scotiabank


“Although the current business landscape and economic outlook suggests a challenging year ahead, the Chamber Board and team are dedicated to ensuring that our members continue to be supported” says Shakiba Shayani, President & CEO of the Guelph Chamber. “We’re looking forward to continuing to carry out the goals and activities outlined in our Strategic Plan and look forward to providing innovative and solution-generating conversations, events, and programming to serve the business community.”


The Guelph Chamber would like to recognize outgoing Past Chair, Kyle Hampson, for his dedication and service to the Board. During his five-year tenure, Kyle proved to be a driving force in ensuring the organization’s continued success.


For more information, please contact Shakiba Shayani, President & CEO, Guelph Chamber of Commerce   E: