OEA Board Director
Jordi Morgan was elected to join the OEA Board of Directors in April 2015, representing the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). Jordi is the Vice-President for the Atlantic Region of CFIB and joined the organization in 2014. Founded in 1971, the CFIB represents over 109, 000 member companies across Canada and over 5200 in Nova Scotia. Jordi oversees all legislative activities and communications for the Atlantic region’s four provinces.
Born and raised in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, Jordi has a diverse background – from being a well-known media personality in radio and television, to working in legislative affairs and even running a small media business in Halifax.
Jordi brings to CFIB a passion for helping the Atlantic region become prosperous. After 13 years in private radio, Jordi spent 10 years as a national anchor with CBC Television News. Locally, Morgan became well known as host of the popular regional radio program Maritime Morning, winning an Atlantic Journalism Award and two RTDNA Awards. Morgan has also worked at the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies, and as Director of Parliamentary Affairs for the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada.
Jordi firmly believes that small businesses and entrepreneurs make up the single most important sector of the economy. He is dedicated to ensuring the collective will and voice of CFIB’s members is consistently front and centre on the public agenda. Jordi is the father of three teenage children and lives in Chester.