2023 – 2024 Event Atlantic Board of Directors Announced

(St. John's, NL – June 14, 2023)

The 2023 Event Atlantic Annual General Meeting was held during the 2023 Event Atlantic Summit on June 14, 2023 at the St. John’s Convention Centre.  The AGM provided members and other event industry leaders with insights into Event Atlantic’s ongoing work in the industry as well as determined the incoming board of directors.
The Event Atlantic Society is governed by a board of directors of twelve (12), with a make-up of two representatives for each of the four (4) Atlantic Provinces, and one from each of the four founding partners acting as advisory ex-officio representatives. Each provincial seat is held for a two-year term with one term expiring from each province every year. During the 2023 Annual General Meeting the following members were elected:

Chair: Jeff MacTavish – Director of Economic Development and Tourism – City of Miramichi
Vice-Chair: Erin Skinner – Tourism and Events Supervisor – City of St. John’s
Treasurer: Charlotte Nicholson – Civic Engagement & Events Coordinator – City of Charlottetown
Lindsay Smith – Sales Manager – Envision Saint John
Tara Lynch – Recreation Operations Manager – Town of Paradise
Chris Gosse – Manager of Events, Sport & Culture – Discover Halifax
Paul MacDonald – General Manager – Centre 200
Emma MacKenzie – Manager of Operations – PEI International Shellfish Festival

Founding Partner Advisors:
Shane Porter – Manager, Venues –  City of Moncton
Jason Collins – Chair – STEP St. John’s
Mike MacSween – Senior Event Advisor – Events Nova Scotia
Wayne Long – Acting Manager of Economic, Tourism, and Cultural Development – City of Charlottetown

 Information released at the AGM, including a recording of the meeting, will be found on the Event Atlantic website beginning on June 21, 2023.