SLDA Membership

Become a member

There are five classes of membership for the SLDA:

  • Municipality/Unincorporated Community
  • Business
  • Organization
  • Honorary Member
  • Individual

Individual: $10/year
Business or Organization: $100/year

APPLY TODAY! Local businesses, organizations and individuals are encouraged to join our Association and help build a better region. Use the button below to apply now:

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Current Directors & Members

Board of Directors

  • Dwight Howell, President, Director at Large
  • Terry Hancock, Secretary/Treasurer, Forteau Council Representative
  • Gilbert Linstead, 1st Vice President, Business Representative (LFUSCL)
  • Douglas Robbins, 2nd Vice President, Organization Representative (LSHDC)
  • Bonnie Goudie, L'Anse au Clair Council Representative
  • Randi Linstead, Pinware Council Representative
  • Suzette Marshall, West St. Modeste Council Representative
  • Hedley Ryland, L'Anse au Loup Council Representative
  • Catherine Pye, Director at Large
  • Shanti Samaroo, Business Representative (Atlantic Edge Credit Union)
Municipality Members
  • L'Anse au Clair
  • Forteau
  • L'Anse au Loup
  • West St. Modeste
  • Pinware
Business Members
  • Atlantic Edge Credit Union
  • Labrador Fishermen's Shrimp Company
Organization Members
  • Labrador Straits Historical Development Corporation
Honorary Members
  • Deb Barney
  • Chastity Butt
  • George Fowler
  • Joe Fowler
  • Aggie Cabot
  • Wanita Stone
  • Philip Bridle
Individual Members
  • Dwight Howell
  • Cindy Robbins
  • Bonnie Goudie
  • Stefanie Fowler
  • Cynthia Hancock
  • Peggy Hancock
  • Nancy Flynn
  • Steve Martin
  • Kendell Dwyer


More About Membership

All individuals, organizations and businesses within the area L'Anse au Clair to Red Bay are eligible for membership in the association. An application for membership is made to the office of the SLDA, and becomes effective upon approval by the Board of Directors and payment of the designated membership fee. Each business member and organization member appoints a representative to speak and vote on their behalf.

All municipalities, along with the unincorporated communities of L'Anse Amour and Captan Island, are eligible for membership in the association. Membership become effective upon payment of the designated membership fee. Each municipality/community appoints a representative to speak and vote on its behalf.

Honourary members are appointed by the Board of Directors from time to time, in recognition of their long term support and contributions to the association.

Every member is entitled to vote at general meetings. The SLDA holds at least one general meeting each year, an Annual General Meeting (AGM).

The association is governed by a Board of Directors that may include:

  • Eight community representatives.
  • Three representatives of businesses and organizations who are members of the assocation.
  • Two Directors at Large, who are individual members of the association.

Board members are elected at an AGM, and serve a term of two or three years. The Board meets on a monthly basis.