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DCBA Board of Directors

Destination Cape Breton Association is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors comprised of key partners, municipal representatives, cultural representatives, and industry.

Board Members

Debbie Rudderham – Chair
Chief Information Officer, Cape Breton University

Rodney Chaisson – Vice Chair
Director, Baile nan Gàidheal | Highland Village

Robert McNeil – Treasurer

Graham Hudson – Secretary

Brenda Chisholm-Beaton
Mayor, Town of Port Hawkesbury

Lisa Boudreau
Owner, La Goélette à Pépé Café
Representative, Municipality of Richmond County

Ida Deveau
Public Outreach Education Officer, Parks Canada Cape Breton Field Unit

Donna MacDonald
Director of Recreation and Tourism, Municipality of Inverness County

Tracey Menge
Manager of Economic Development, Eskasoni First Nation

Bruce Morrison
Warden, Municipality of Victoria County

Blair Pardy
Cape Breton Field Unit Superintendent, Parks Canada

Marlene Usher
Chief Executive Officer, Port of Sydney

Marie Walsh
Chief Administrative Officer, Cape Breton Regional Municipality

Tom Plumridge – Observer
Director, Communities and Inclusive Growth, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

Board Meetings 2019

February 20 – Sydney

April 24 – Port Hawkesbury

June 19 – Whycocomagh

August 21 – Iona

October 23 – Arichat

December 13 – Membertou

* Dates and locations are subject to change.