The Board of Directors comprises business leaders from multiple disciplines from throughout Atlantic Canada. As the governing body for the Atlantic Chamber of Commerce (ACC), they act in the best interests ACC, its stakeholders, member chambers and its corporate and affinity partners. The board is responsible for managing and supervising the activities and affairs of ACC to ensure it is delivering on its organizational goals and objectives.
The Board of Directors comprises up to eight directors elected by local chambers of commerce and boards of trade (two per province) and up to seven directors elected from the corporate membership. Elections take place annually at the Annual General Meeting (AGM).
The last AGM took place in on June 1, 2021 where Lee Winchester, Director, Regional Operations for Atlantic Canada and Head, Workforce Management for Canada with BMO, was elected as ACC's board chair for 2021-2022.
ACC Announces 2021 - 2022 Chair and Board Members (media release)
Dedicated to good governance and continuous improvement, in 2019 the Atlantic Chamber of Commerce board of directors proudly completed onBoard Canada's Governance Training Course: Board Governance Fundamentals delivered through Ryerson University's Chang School of Continuing Education.
onBoard Board Governance Fundamentals Certificate