Craig Mills, HACC President
General Manager of Hampton Golf Course
Craig moved to Canada in 2007 from the UK. Employment experiences include business administration, financial accounting, auditing, and is also a qualified PGA golf professional, currently a member of the Canadian PGA.
Craig has been living in Hampton with his family since 2012, after living in Cobourg, Ontario for 6-years. He has helped his wife establish a new modern Veterinary Hospital. Craig has sat on the Board of Directors since 2013, while heading the membership committee, and currently sits as President of the Chamber.
Doug Surette, Vice President
Royal LePage Atlantic
Doug Surette’s real estate career is fueled by his relentless pursuit to deliver the highest level of client service in the industry. He is uncompromising in his commitment to conduct business in a professional and concise manner; “the right way”. Doug provides his clients a seamless and guided experience from start to finish and his clients love him for it!
A dedicated family man, Doug enjoys every waking minute of living in the beautiful Town of Hampton. You will always find him singing the praises of New Brunswick and the many neighborhoods in which he’s represented his satisfied clients. Spark up a conversation with Doug and he may even share some of his “useful” facts, as he is a trivia fanatic.
Friends and clients (in most cases, both!) agree that one of Doug’s best assets is his ability to relate to others. Sit down and talk to Doug and you will find he wants to make a difference in the lives of the people in the community. It’s why he decided to build a career in real estate.
Royal LePage Atlantic
506 609 4540
Carley Parish, HACC Past President
Lutz Longstaff Parish (Partner)
Experienced Trial Lawyer (Family Law, Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Wills and Estates and Property) with 24-hour Bilingual Service Offered 7 days/week. Deputy Clerk of the Court of New Brunswick, designated to perform weddings. Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce Board Member- 2012- Present Vice Chair of Children’s Wish Foundation of New Brunswick- 2012 -Present Mindcare Boardmember 2012 to present NB Law Society- Active Committee Member, Bar Course Committee Member and Criminal Law Head Instructor Course for English Bar Course 2008 present.
Sheryl Moore, Board Member
Sheryl has sat on the Board for more than 6 years. She currently sits on the Santa Claus Parade Committee, Chairs the Golf Tournament Committee as well as the Nomination Committee.
Sheryl feels that volunteering time to the Chamber is a great way to give back to the business community in Hampton, while allowing her to support local businesses and increase the profile of her own.
Sheryl has worked for Fundy Mutual Insurance since 1996, taking ownership of her own brokerage in 2005.
8 Centennial Road, Unit 1 Hampton NB E5N 6N2 506 832 5925
Lowell Jones, Board Member
Security Holdings Ltd.
Lowell started in the Life and Group Insurance industry in 1977, and earned his CLU designation in 1986.
He became an Associate of Security Holdings Ltd. in Hampton in 1995. With Security Holdings being the exclusive marketing agent for the Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan for the Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce, Lowell got involved with the local chamber and was soon after asked to sit on the board of directors.
He has always been a strong believer in giving back to the community that he or his family have benefited from (ie. Serving on the executive of the Fredericton LUA (president in 1983), Volunteering as an assistant coach in minor hockey, Scout leader, etc.,) so saying yes to the Board of HACC was a given. After a few years as a board member, he was asked to take on the role and responsibility of being the Treasurer of our Chamber, and has held that position until May 2016.
Lowell is married, with 2 children and 4 grandchildren.
Peter Behr, Board Member
Counsillor, Town of Hampton
Peter Behr, moved to Canada from Germany in 1960. He worked for the SJ Shipyard as a manager until 2000.
Peter has called Hampton, home since 1970 and was elected to Council in 2008.
This led him to be the Town Representative on the HACC Board, sit on the Sussex Health Board of Directors, become Co-Chair of the Joint Health and Safety as well as Co-Chair the Environment Committee. Peter was re-elected to Council in 2012, and has kept the same Portfolios.
Andrea Watling, Board Member
Saint John Regional Foundation
Andrea Watling was born and raised in Hampton and recently returned back to the small town with her husband and daughter. She obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Acadia University and has a background in marketing and communications. She has worked the last 5 years for the Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation as a Philanthropy Specialist. She believes it’s important to support local and to give back to the community that has given her so much!
Trudy Kelly Forsythe, Board Member
Trudy Kelly Forsythe is an award-winning journalist with nearly three decades of professional writing experience. She has written for magazines, radio, newspaper and the World Wide Web as well as for corporate and government clients, putting the power of words to work in news stories, feature articles, web content, brochure and newsletter copy, radio ads, PSAs, media releases, speeches, advertorial and more. She is also the author of Chip and Crystal Experience Energy, a children’s book about the history of New Brunswick. Trudy has worked as a co-editor and editor on a variety of publications and is co-owner of Cultivating Communications, a full-service communications company serving the agriculture industry. An English honours graduate from the University of New Brunswick (Fredericton), Trudy also has a diploma in radio broadcasting. She is the Atlantic Regional Director for the Professional Writers Association of Canada, President of the Atlantic Canada Farm Writers’ Association and a member of the Canadian Farm Writers’ Association, the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists and the Cassell Network of Writers FFWA/FWR (CNW).
Locally, Trudy is a long-time member of the Town of Hampton’s Economic Development and Tourism Committee’s Tourism Subcommittee, the Hampton Regional Public Library Committee and the Hampton High School PSSC.
Office & Communication Coordinator
Sara is a happily married mother of three young boys. She grew up on the Kingston Penninsula, graduated from Mount Allison University and has called Hampton home since 2004. Sara worked for Family Plus Life Solutions, School District 6 and Lockhart’s Weddings and Special Occasions before becoming a stay at home mother in 2006.
She became a part time employee for the HACC in 2011 to look after updating the website, Facebook page, Twitter account, creating monthly newsletter and event planning. Sara has recently assumed the office administrator role as well.