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About the BIA

Board of Directors

Bettering Our Community Together

The Board of Directors is a local board of the Municipality nominated by the general membership and appointed by Council, of whom, two may be members of Council. The remaining members consist of businesses, property owners, and/or persons voted in by rate-paying members, elected every four years in conjunction with Municipal elections. The Board represents the BIA membership and advocates on their behalf. The BIA holds an Annual General Meeting, at which point annual budgets are approved by the membership and other items of interest are presented.

If you are a property owner or business owner in Downtown Cambridge and are interested in joining any of our committees or our Board of Directors, please contact the BIA office; 519-622-3510 or [email protected]

We encourage our members to become active participants in the Downtown Cambridge BIA and have a say in how we maintain, develop and promote Downtown Cambridge as a safe, healthy and prosperous place to live, work and play.

2023-2026 Board of Directors

A new Board of Directors is elected every four years, in conjunction with each Municipal election. Boards members are requested to attend monthly meetings, participate on one of the BIA’s committees and possess a keen interest in the evolution of Downtown Cambridge.

At the Downtown Cambridge BIA, we welcome community involvement and feedback. If you'd like to speak at a Board meeting, you can request to appear as a delegation. Submit request to [email protected] at least 14 business days prior to the meeting. Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of every month from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm.

Shane Murphy


Owner of Clippers Hair Salon

Matt Rolleman


Owner of 13 Food + Beverage

Mano Duggal


Owner of Phidon Pens

Patrick Simmons


Partner of Martin Simmons Sweers Architects

Kayla Zawiski


Real Estate Developer / Entrepreneur

Simon Holley


Co-Owner of The Witty and Co

Steve Falco


Owner of Grand River Inflatables and Games

Donna Gelinas


Owner of nowords

Ross Earnshaw

Ward 4 City Councillor

City of Cambridge

Laura Pearce

BIA City Liaison

City of Cambridge

Brian Kennedy

Executive Director (non-voting)

Downtown Cambridge BIA