Tamara Porter to remain acting business development officer

Effective immediately, Tamara Porter has been appointed as acting Business Development Officer and will continue in that capacity until further notice, Greg Herrett, CAO for the Town of Amherst, announced on Monday, Feb. 10, 2020.

Ms. Porter holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in marketing and small business entrepreneurship from Saint Mary’s University and is well known in the community having worked in her family business in downtown Amherst for many years.

She will work from her office in town hall and may be reached by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone at 902-694-2161.

Rebecca Taylor is no longer the Business Development Officer for the Town of Amherst. We wish her well in her future endeavours.