Marie Oliva is the President & CEO of the Cape Cod Canal Region Chamber, a non-profit organization primarily serving the communities of Bourne, Sandwich, Wareham, parts of Cape Cod and Southeastern Massachusetts with over 500 business members. We provide services related to economic development, transportation, small business development, and operation of two visitor centers located at the base of the Sagamore Bridge and on Main Street, Buzzards Bay at the Railroad Station.

Marie served as the Co-Chair of the Cape Cod Canal Centennial Celebration, attracting over 150,000 people into the region during a week=long period. Over 3 years of planning went into the 100th Birthday of the Cape Cod Canal located in the backyard of the Chamber’s Business Office and Railroad Station.

Marie was a full time Elected Selectwoman in Bourne over 25 years ago and was the first women elected in Bourne’s 100-year history. She served for 10 years before moving to the Onset Bay Association as the Executive Director working on downtown revitalization projects.