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The Board of Directors provides strategic stewardship, effective risk management and reporting mechanism as well as monitoring, and supporting the President & CEO while providing direction and support.

The Discover Halifax Board is a governing board and has the fiduciary responsibility to: act honestly; act in good faith; give loyalty; exercise authority within the parameters of the position; disclose conflict of interest; avoid breach of confidence; and, hold in strict confidence all transactions and business affairs of transactions affecting Discover Halifax and its members.

Interested in joining our Board?

2021-22 Board of Directors

Angel Jennifer

Jennifer Angel, Chair of the Board

President & CEO
Develop Nova Scotia

Townsend Doug

Doug Townsend, Vice-Chair

Co-Owner
The Canteen on Portland

Clark David

David Clark, Secretary of the Board

General Manager
Atlantica Hotel Halifax

Brigley Paul

Paul Brigley, Treasurer of the Board

VP, Finance & CFO
Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA)

Jefferson Ross

Ross Jefferson, Ex Offico

President & CEO
Discover Halifax

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Chirag Patel

Director of Operations
Comfort Inn Halifax

Mac Donald Darlene

Darlene MacDonald

Acting Chief Executive Officer, Director, Sector Development
Tourism Nova Scotia

Schofield Denise

Denise Schofield

Executive Director, Parks & Recreation
Halifax Regional Municipality

Haynes Emily

Emily Haynes

Executive Director
Taste of Nova Scotia

Bagnell Ken

Ken Bagnell

President
Canadian Sport Centre Atlantic

Melanie Delaney

Megan Delaney

General Manager
Cambridge Suites Hotel Halifax

Savage Mike

Mayor Mike Savage

Halifax Regional Municipality

Cuttel Patty

Patty Cuttell

Councillor
Halifax Regional Municipality

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Ryan Murphy

President/Owner
Murphy’s Camping on the Ocean

Peggys Cove Lighthouse

Talha Khan

General Manager
Delta Hotels by Marriott Dartmouth

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Tareq Hadhad

Chief Executive Officer
Peace by Chocolate