Presidents of The Guild

The following Innkeepers played important roles as the founding Board of Directors of the Innkeepers' Guild of Nova Scotia.

George Dechman
The Fairview Hotel, Bridgewater
Arthur Shatford
The Gainsborough, Hubbards
James Burton
The Braemar Lodge, Yarmouth
Harry Morris
The Norfolk Hotel, New Glasgow
Forbes Thrasher
The Lord Nelson Hotel, Halifax
Douglas Cossaboom
The Harbour View House, Smith's Cove
Mr. Robert Ellis
The The Pines Hotel ,Digby,
The Lakeside Inn, Yarmouth
The Cornwallis Inn, Kentville
Robert Pitt
The Nova Scotian Hotel, Halifax

Records between 1939 and 1951 are unavailable.
1951 Howard Elliot The Sword and Anchor, Chester, The Dresden Arms, Halifax, White Point Beach Lodge, White Point
1952 - 1955 Jack Freestone The Isle Royale, Sydney
1956 George Welsh The Norfolk Hotel, New Glasgow
1957 - 1958 George Armour The Royal George Hotel, Antigonish
1959 Jack Freestone The Isle Royale, Sydney,
resigned in June, H. Elliot Appointed
1960 - 1961 Howard Elliot The Sword & Anchor, Chester, The Dresden Arms, Halifax, White Point Beach Lodge, White Point
1962 - 1964 Robert Pitt The Nova Scotian Hotel, Halifax
1965 - 1966 Fred Irwin Keltic Lodge, Ingonish
1967 - 1968 Penny Gott The Hedley House, Smith's Cove
1969 Gordon Elman The Isle Royale, Sydney
1970 Dave Murdoch The Glengarry Motel, Truro
1971 Claude Sauve The Hotel Nova Scotian, Halifax
1972 Peter Herschorn The Lord Nelson Hotel, Halifax
1973 Neil Foster The Heather Hotel, New Glasgow
1974 - 1975 Gordon Price Mountain Gap Inn, Smith's Cove
1976 Christopher Gowers The Hotel Nova Scotian, Halifax
1977 Allan Bruce The Tideview Motel, Truro, resigned
The Palliser Resort, Truro
1978 Fred Repp The Citadel Inn (Halifax)
1979 Jordon Boone The Holiday Inn (Dartmouth)
1980 Lorne Nicholson The Glengarry Motel (Truro)
1981 John Bentley The Skye Motor Hotel (Port Hastings)
1982 Jean-Luc Forand The Avonside Motel (Falmouth)
1983 Bob Garron Rodd's Grand Hotel (Yarmouth)
1984 Doug Fawthorp White Point Beach Lodge (Hunt's Point)
1985 Maureen Banyard Best Western Aurora Inn (Kingston)
1986 Scott MacAulay Inverary Inn (Baddeck)
1987 Doug Fawthorp White Point Beach Lodge (Hunt's Point)
1988 Gary Cusack Colonial Motor Inns
1989 Bill McKeever Halliburton House Inn (Halifax)
1990 Mike Cancannon Marquis of Dufferin Lodge (Point Dufferin)
1991 Avril Betts South Shore Country Inn (Broad Cove)
1992 Mike Cancannon Marquis of Dufferin Lodge (Point Dufferin)
1993 Avril Betts South Shore Country Inn (Broad Cove)
1994 Jim Laceby &
Paul Stackhouse
Blomidon Inn (Wolfville) /Cambridge Suites (Halifax)
1995 Karl Webb Havenside B&B (Hackett's Cove)
1996 - 1997 Ralph LeBlanc Fairwinds Motel (Sheet Harbour)
1998 - 2005 David MacDonald King Edward Inn (Halifax)
2006 Terry Grandy Manor Inn (Hebron, Yarmouth)
2007 Peter Sheehan Ocean Haven Bed & Breakfast, Acres and Ocean Cottage, (Belle Cote, Cape Breton)
2008 Peter Sheehan Ocean Haven Bed & Breakfast, Acres and Ocean Cottage, (Belle Cote, Cape Breton)