Patsy Chamberlain has been the Executive Director of Enterprise South East since 2010 and has been working in the Economic Development field for over 20 years. While her expertise is in rural regions, she has had the opportunity to work in urban areas throughout her career. Enterprise South East is one of fifteen Enterprise agencies in New Brunswick.
Its role is to lead community economic development from the ground up based on a partnership between various levels of government and the community. The goal is to help businesses and community organizations take their future in their own hands. The primary role of the agencies are to: provide leadership and partnership coordination , lead the development of strategic plans, create, integrate local, provincial and federal priorities offer business development assistance and counselling, support the development of strategic clusters, coordinate labour force development initiatives, facilitate management training for SMEs and support investment and export development activities.
Mrs. Chamberlain has been an active member of the New Brunswick Enterprise Network and an active member of the Economic Development Association of Canada since 1999. Most recently, she has joined the Provincial Steering Committee of Startup NB.
Mrs. Chamberlain has been with Enterprise South East for over eight years and has received her certification and designation in Economic Development from the University of Waterloo in 2001.