John and Janis Bell

Mrs. and Mr. Janis and John Bell have lived in Gloucester for decades dedicating their “free time” to family and full support of numerous local charitable causes and events. In addition to serving as a founder and CEO of CPS Direct for 38 years, Mr. Bell served as both Gloucester City Council president and Gloucester Mayor. John is also a founder and serves as current voluntary chair of the Northeast Seafood Coalition. Mrs. Bell is a former teacher and real estate agent as well as Tourism Coordinator for Gloucester. She currently is an active City Hall Restoration Committee member.

Mr. and Mrs. Bell are both passionate about Gloucester and its people. They are active in their community support in many ways. The Bells are proud parents of three children and five grandchildren.