2017 Board Of Directors

Jane Black – President / Membership

Cool One | janeb@newcastle.on.ca | (905) 987-5184
Jane Black – Vice-President / Membership35 year resident of Newcastle and retired teacher from DDSB. Co-owner of “Cool One” – portable instacold beverage systems. Committee member for Newcastle Canada Day, Newcastles of the world conference and Santa Parade.

Eager to welcome new members to be a part of our growing community.

John Thistle – Secretary

Newcastle Hearing Solutions | johnt@newcastle.on.ca | (289) 356-6010
John Thistle – SecretaryJohn Thistle has lived in Clarington for four years and can be found at Newcastle Hearing Solutions in Newcastle as a Hearing Instrument Specialist.

Being hard of hearing himself he values opportunities to give back wherever he can.

He has joined the Chamber to become more involved in the community and help local businesses prosper.

Jim Norwood – Director of Marketing \ Treasurer

Norwood & Associates | jim@newcastle.on.ca | (905) 723-0336
Jim Norwood - Director of Marketing \ TreasurerRetired from TD Bank and currently operating the Clarington Small Business Development Group in Bowmanville.

We assist small business owners with day to day operations of running their businesses, as well as providing affordable advertising, print and graphic design needs. Very eager to remain involved in the Newcastle Community.

John Blackburn – Director at Large

Brightstar Newcastle Corporation | johnblackburn@newcastle.on.ca
John Blackburn - Director at LargeBuilder of Brookhouse Gate Condominiums in Newcastle. John brings over 35 years of experience and awards in marketing, sales and public relations.

Brian Rutherford – Website, Communication

368 Durham | brian@newcastle.on.ca | (647) 215-9408
Brian Rutherford

Brian serves as the webmaster for the Newcastle & District Chamber of Commerce website and took up the position of director in 2016.

Brian operates 368 Durham, a Website Design & Development company in Clarington specializing in working with budgets and developing a plan to help local businesses grow while providing a functional, and effective Website.

Terry Lynch – Director

The Mortage Group | terrylynch@rogers.com | (905) 425-1048
Terry Lynch - FinancesTerry has over 35 years in business and is a licensed agent with The Mortgage Group, specializing in: Challenged Credit, CHIP Reverse Mortgages and Merchant Capital financing for retail businesses and restaurants.

Terry looks forward to an ongoing community involvement and to help local business prosper.

Kevin Cancian – Director at Large

OTE – Construction | kevinc @newcastle.on.ca
Kevin Cancian – Director at LargeKevin moved to Newcastle after finishing his degree at Carleton University. He’s an owner of a local business, OTE Construction, which specializes in new home builds and residential renovations.

Since moving from a big city to Newcastle, Kevin wanted to get more involved in the community and help other local businesses grow.

Victoria Sautner – Marketing

ConsumerView Remote Marketing | vsautnerdec@rogers.com | (905) 449-0256
Victoria Sautner, owner of ConsumerView Remote Marketing Services, has lived in Clarington for almost 30 years and enjoys volunteering for community groups and events with her family.

Volunteering for the Newcastle & District Chamber of Commerce will be a great new challenge in 2016, helping to promote small businesses on their Social Media platforms.