CHAMBER COUNCIL 2019 - 2020

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.

Jimmy Stafford

Jimmy Stafford

President

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

Jimmy joined the Chamber Council in 2016 and as well as being President he plays an active role in promoting Letterkenny Chamber on social media.

 

Leonard Watson

Leonard Watson

Past President

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.

Eoghan Walsh

Eoghan Walsh

Treasurer

Eoghan Heads up the Business Banking Team for AIB in Co Donegal.

Eoghan joined the Chamber Council in 2018.
He is currently serving as Treasurer and is on the Chamber Executive Committee

 

Michael Margey

Michael Margey

Vice President

Michael is Head of the Business School at LYIT.

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

Gerard McCormick

Gerard McCormick

Secretary

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.

Clare McNickle

Clare McNickle

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

Annette Houston

Annette Houston

Annette is MD of FM Group. She is an experienced leader with a demonstrated history of working in the facilities services industry.

Annette joined Letterkenny Chamber Council in 2019 and heads up Letterkenny Chamber Strategy Growth Sub Committee

Patricia Hill

Patricia Hill

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

Patricia has been on the Chamber Council for 5 years.

She is a member of the Infrastructure Committee and is playing a leading role in The Chamber’s Emerging Donegal Action Group.

Bernard Gallagher

Bernard Gallagher

Bernard is owner of CBM Signs specialising in signage, branding, number and vehicle graphics.

He is a member of the ShopLK and Christmas Lights Sub Committees.

Chris Lynch

Chris Lynch

Chris Lynch is Head of Professional Business Services (PBS) capabilities at Pramerica

Chris joined the Letterkenny Chamber Council in 2019  and serves on the Strategic Growth Committee

Karoline Sweeney

Karoline Sweeney

Karoline is Operations Manager of Castlegrove Country House Hotel.

Karoline joined the Chamber Council in 2019.
She is a member of the ShopLK and St.Patrick’s Day Parade Sub Committees

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 ShopLK Sub Committee and serves on the Strategic Growth Committee

 Bernard Dillon

Bernard Dillon

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

Position

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, Christmas Lights Committee and St.Patrick’s Day Committee.

Austin Reynolds

Austin Reynolds

Austin Reynolds is a Director of Property Partners Paul Reynolds, that specialises in Commercial & Residential sales, lettings and valuations.

Austin Joined the Letterkenny Chamber Council in 2019. 

He serves on the Infrastructure Sub Committee

Bernard Doherty

Bernard Doherty

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

He is a member of the Executive  Committee and the St.Patrick’s Day Committee.

Fionnuala Rabbitt

Fionnuala Rabbitt

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 and Communications Committee.