Board of Directors


The Cape Breton Partnership was formed with the idea of uniting businesses and communities across Cape Breton to drive the economy forward. The Partnership is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of community leaders from the public and private sectors.

Sandra Killam – Chair
Seaside Wireless Communications Inc.


Steve Parsons – Vice Chair
Eskasoni Corporate Division


Rob Wadden – Treasurer
Grant Thornton


Jennifer MacLeod – Secretary
MacLeod Lorway


Brian Purchase – Executive
Schwartz Furniture


Alex Paul – Past Chair
Mi’kmaw Economic Benefits Office of Nova Scotia


Allan Eddy
Port Hawkesbury Paper LP


Amanda Mombourquette
Strait Area Chamber of Commerce


Beth Mason
Cape Breton University


Blaire Martell
Lobsters ‘R’ Us Seafood


Dan MacDonald
CBCL Ltd.


Damien Barry
Louisbourg Seafoods


Fred Tilley
Nova Scotia Community College – Marconi Campus


Howie Doiron
Lindsay Construction


James Wooder
JBW Consulting Inc.


Jennifer Martin
Membertou First Nation


Jillian Janega-Connell
Cabot Links


Monica McCarthy
East Coast Credit Union


Osborne Burke
Victoria Co-op Fisheries Ltd.


Paul Breski
Nova Scotia Power


Tracey Boutilier
Vibe Creative Group