Directors & Staff

Board of Directors — 2022–2023

Executive officers

Logan Atkinson
Vice President
Al Smith
Paul Bogaard


Boultenhouse Heritage Centre Operations
Bill Snowdon
Campbell Carriage Factory Museum Operations
Michael Keech
Capital Campaign & Investments
Paul Bogaard
Collections & Exhibits
Kathy Bouska
Community Engagement
Susan Amos
Governance & Nominations
Logan Atkinson
Peter Hicklin
Al Smith
Research Centre
David McKellar
School Liaison
Christiana Steeves


Executive director
Karen Valanne

Volunteer positions

Layout & design
Leslie Van Patter


Strategic plan

At the September 14, 2016 meeting, the Tantramar Heritage Trust Board of Directors passed the following Strategic Plan for the Tantramar Heritage Trust:

  • Mission statement: to promote the preservation of heritage resources in the Tantramar Region
  • Vision statement: to stimulate public interest in the history of the Tantramar Region and its heritage resources


  • Value the history, people, places and heritage properties of the Tantramar Region
  • Contribute to the knowledge and understanding of the Tantramar Region
  • Bring about awareness through engaging and interactive programmes
  • Facilitate outreach and new membership opportunities
  • Engage community members and visitors of diverse and multi-generational backgrounds

The Board has asked each Committee to examine its existing policy statement in light of the Mission and Vision statements and the Principles adopted by the Board. Each Committee has also been asked to look at the following areas in order to develop strategic directions and priorities for the next five years:

  • Education and Outreach and Awareness
  • Finances and Fundraising
  • Collections and Exhibits
  • Capital Projects and Maintenance
  • Membership and Volunteers
  • Community Partnerships

History of Tantramar Heritage Trust