The Board of Directors of Saint John Port Authority recently elected a new Chair and Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors. At a recent meeting of the Board of Directors, Peter Gaulton, who had held the position of Interim Chair since November 9, 2012, and was former Vice-Chair of the Board, is now Chair of the seven-member Board of Directors for a two-year term.

Mr. Gaulton has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2008 and has also served as Chair of the audit committee for several years. Peter has been a Saint John-based chartered accountant for the past 34 years, has also owned his own firm for the past 23 years and has been an avid community volunteer for over 3 decades.

The position of Vice-Chair was filled by Phil Brewer during the same meeting. The position of Vice-Chair is also a two-year term. Mr. Brewer has been the owner and president of Cox Electronics & Communications for over 30 years and has a strong background in business leadership and financial management. Phil has also served on many corporate and community boards and has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2011, serving both as committee chair for the human resources and audit committees during that period.