BIA Board Members

Kevin Loughery – Vice President and Chair of Marketing
Kevin represents the City of Saint John along with the Saint John City Market. Kevin has been a member of the Uptown Saint John board for five years. When it comes to Uptown Saint John, Kevin loves the array of offerings; be it housing, retail or dining. He loves how Uptown Saint John offers a beautiful, scenic and historic footprint integrated with a supportive and welcoming community.

Suzanne Tucker – Secretary/Treasurer and Chair of Finance
Suzanne represents Fundy Bay Organics, a local natural and organic personal care retailer in the City Market. Suzanne is one of this year’s newest members of the Uptown Saint John board, joining in April of 2017. Some of the things I love about Uptown Saint John are the local flair – it is very “boutique-y”.  It is not a commercial strip, but a personalized adventure each time you go through the uptown core.  There’s a lot you can do in the Uptown, there is so much diversity, and plenty of events to enjoy.

Stephen Smith – Director
Stephen represents Ammon Bay Ventures Inc. Stephen is a relatively new member of the Uptown Saint John board, joining about one year ago in April of 2016. When asked what he loves about Uptown Saint John, Stephen mentioned his love of the architecture, the lifestyle, the sense of community and the entertainment such as bars and restaurants.

Cathy Hutchinson – Director and Chair of Governance
Cathy represents Manchester Shoe Salon located in Market Square. Cathy has been a member of the Uptown Saint John board for five years now. When asked what she loves about Uptown Saint John, Cathy responded “what’s not to love?” Cathy lives and works in the Uptown area, she loves the vibrancy, walkability, the character of the architecture, the convenience to the art community and the entertainment.

Andrew Costin – President
Andrew represents Gorman Nason, the law firm at which he practices. Andrew has been a member of the Uptown Saint John board for three years. When asked what he loves about Uptown Saint John, Andrew expressed his love for the vibrancy and energy offered by the Uptown core.

Nancy Tissington – Executive Director (Staff – Uptown SJ)
Nancy is the Executive Director at Uptown Saint John. Nancy has been with the business improvement association since Fall of 2014. When asked what she loves about Uptown Saint John, Nancy expressed her love for the walkability and the fact that Uptown Saint John is nestled next to the Bay of Fundy.

Kelsey Ingersoll – Operations Manager (Staff – Uptown SJ)
Kelsey is the newest staff member to join the Uptown Saint John team. Kelsey is a recent honor graduate from the NBCC Business Administration Marketing program and was also the recipient of the Academic Excellence Award. When asked what she loves about Uptown Saint John, Kelsey expressed her love for the vibrant streets, the sense of community and the fantastic shopping/dining/nightlife.

Keith Brideau – Director and Chair of Urban Design & Development
Keith represents Historica Developments, a company that focuses on managing and developing properties in the Uptown core. Keith has been a member of the Uptown Saint John board for four years. When asked what he loves about Uptown Saint John, Keith expressed his love for the walkability, the community, the convenience and the character.

Dermot Collins – Director
Dermot represents both the Hilton Saint John along with the Trade and Convention Centre and has been an Uptown Saint John board member for five years. When asked what he loves about Uptown Saint John, Dermot expressed his love for the streetscapes, the architecture, the pedway system and the working port.

Stephanie Turner – Director
Stephanie represents Partners Global Corporate Real Estate. Stephanie is one of this year’s newest members of the Uptown Saint John board, joining in April of 2017. When asked what she loves about Uptown Saint John, Stephanie raved about the architecture, the water, the walkability/the internal pedway system, the city market, and the restaurants/pubs/wine bars/micro-breweries/outdoor patios.

Tracy Hanson – Marketing & Communications (Staff – Uptown SJ)
Tracy looks after the marketing and communications at Uptown Saint John. Tracy has been with the business improvement association for eight years. When asked what she loves about Uptown Saint John, Tracy expressed her love for the urban vibe, the restaurants, the live music on the streets and the rich history. Saint John is the best Maritime city, hands down.

Chris Boudreau – Director and Past President
Chris represents LTC (Levelling The Curve) Energy. Chris has been a member of the Uptown Saint John board for eight years. When asked what he loves about Uptown Saint John, Chris raved about the sense of community and the convenience. Chris loves the restaurants/bars, the markets, the parks and how Uptown living connects you to your community like no other place.

Donna Reardon – Director and City of SJ Rep
Donna and her husband represent 122-144 Prince William Street, a renovated building containing commercial and residential units. Donna has been a member of the Uptown Saint John board for 8-10 years. Being both a resident and business owner in the Uptown Urban Core, Donna expressed her love for many aspects of Uptown Saint John. Donna loves the walkability, the design and the ability to get to know your neighbors.

Craig Wilkins – Director
Craig represents Delta Hotels by Marriott Saint John along with Brunswick Square Shopping Center. Craig is one of this year’s newest members of the Uptown Saint John board, joining in April of 2017. When asked what he loves about Uptown Saint John, Craig stated that his list could go on and on. Craig expressed love for how incredibly kind the people are, the history that is evident when walking the streets and the ability to experience 85 different restaurants or bars within a 4 block radius.