CHAMBER COUNCIL 2020 - 2021

The Chamber Council is made up of up to 17 members elected each year at the Chamber AGM. They represent a wide range of businesses and also include members from the large employes, education establishments and financial institutions.

Michael Margey

Michael Margey

President

Michael is Head of the Business Faculty at LYIT.

He joined the Chamber Council in 2013. 

Michael has a deep interest in the strategic development of Letterkenny Chamber and the positioning of Donegal within the North West City Region.

Jimmy Stafford

Jimmy Stafford

Past President

Jimmy is Operations Manager with Bank of Ireland for the Donegal Region.

Jimmy joined the Chamber Council in 2016. He served as President in 2020 he also plays an active role in promoting Letterkenny Chamber on social media.

He leads out on the Community & Civic Engagement Committee and is a member of the Governance & Sustainability Committee. 

 

Kristine Reynolds

Kristine Reynolds

Vice President

Kristine Reynolds is the Managing Partner of Reynolds & Associates – Financial Advisors, a leading local financial advisory services firm.

Kristine joined the Letterkenny Chamber Council in 2019.

She leads out on the Business & Enterprise Committee and is a member of the Governance & Sustainability Committee.  

Annette Houston

Annette Houston

Vice President

Annette is MD of FM Group. She is an experienced leader in the facilities services industry.

Annette joined Letterkenny Chamber Council in 2019.

She leads out on the Membership Engagement Committee and the Research & Development Committee. She is a member of the Governance & Sustainability Committee.

Patricia Hill

Patricia Hill

Treasurer

Patricia owns Stateside American Restaurant in Letterkenny serving American Style Food.

Patricia has been on the Chamber Council for 6 years.

She is a member of the Membership and Research & Development Committees as well as serving on the Governance & Sustainability Committee.  

Bernard Doherty

Bernard Doherty

Chamber Council

Bernard is Branch Manager for the Ulster Bank Branch in Letterkenny.

Bernard has been on the Chamber Council for 10 years.

He is a member of the Governance & Sustainability Committee, Infrastructure Committee and  Committee and the St.Patrick’s Day Committee.

Leonard Watson

Leonard Watson

Chamber Council

Leonard owns Watson Menswear located on Main Street, Letterkenny. 

Leonard been a member of the Chamber Council for eight years

He served as President in 2018 & 2019.

Chris Lynch

Chris Lynch

Chamber Council

Chris Lynch is Head of Professional Business Services (PBS) capabilities at Tata Consultancy Services.

Chris joined the Letterkenny Chamber Council in 2019.

He serves on the Research &Development Committee and also on Community & Civic Engagement Committee.

Clare McNickle

Clare McNickle

Chamber Council

Clare owns Clare Clothing, a ladies boutique.

Clare has been a member of the Chamber Council for eight years.

She is a current member of the Infrastructure Sub Committee and St.Patrick’s Day Parade Committee

Gerard McCormick

Gerard McCormick

Chamber Council

Gerard is the owner of Magees Pharmacy located on Main Street Letterkenny.

Gerard served as President of the Chamber in 2017.

He is a member of the ShopLK Committee and the Infrastructure Committee.

Karoline Sweeney

Karoline Sweeney

Chamber Council

Karoline is Operations Manager of Castlegrove Country House Hotel.

Karoline joined the Chamber Council in 2019.

She is a member of the Research & Development Committee, ShopLK and St.Patrick’s Day Parade Sub Committees.

Fionnuala Rabbitt

Fionnuala Rabbitt

Chamber Council

Fionnuala is Managing Director of Highland Radio, the No.1 Commercial Radio Station in the North West.

Fionnuala is a member of the ShopLK Committee as well as the Research & Development Committee.

 Bernard Dillon

Bernard Dillon

Chamber Council

Bernard is an Honoury and Founder Member of the Chamber He was President of the Chamber in 1969 – 1971 and he has served on the Chamber Council for many years. Bernard previously owned Dillon’s Supermarket on Letterkenny Main Street.
Brian McCormick

Brian McCormick

Chamber Council

Brian McCormick is owner of Brian McCormick Sports & Leisure, a sportswear and sports equipment retailer.

Brian was President of Letterkenny Chamber in 2006 and again in 2015.

He is a member of the ShopLK Committee and Christmas Lights Committee.

Declan Jordan

Declan Jordan

Chamber Council

Declan operates Snug 39  a pub in the Oldtown area of Letterkenny. 

Declan joined the Chamber Council in 2021.

He is a member Community Engagement Committee

Clare McDonough

Chamber Council

Clare McDonough is a qualified Interior Designer and owns La Maison.

Clare joined the Chamber Council in 2017.

She is a member of Research & Development Committee.