Ottawa Tourism

Governance

Ottawa Tourism Board of Directors: 2016-2017

Paul Akehurst
Managing Director, JPdL Ottawa, a Hosts Global Member


Steve Ball
President, Ottawa Gatineau Hotel Association (appointed)


Michèle Canto
Director, Marketing and Business Operations, Canadian Museum of History


Michael Crockatt
President & CEO, Ottawa Tourism


Mariève Desmarais
Rural Tourism Committee Chair
Interim E.D. & Membership Coordinator, Tourism Marketing, Prescott Russell Tourism (appointed)


Jasna Jennings 
Membership Committee Chair
Executive Director, ByWard Market BIA


Nina Kressler
President & CEO, Shaw Centre (appointed)


Ross Meredith
Chairman of the Board, Meetings and Conventions Committee Chair
General Manager, The Westin Ottawa


Colin Morrison
Travel Trade Committee Chair
General Manager, Ottawa Embassy Hotel & Suites


Geoff Publow
Past Chairman of the Board
Director of Strategic Development, Ottawa Senators Hockey Club


John Smit
Director, Economic Development and Long Range Planning, City of Ottawa (appointed)


David Smythe
Leisure Committee Chair
General Manager, Lord Elgin Hotel


John Swettenham
Director, Marketing and Corporate Advancement, Canadian Museum of Nature


Joel Tkach
Vice President of Business Development and Marketing, Ottawa International Airport Authority (appointed)


Cindy VanBuskirk
General Manager, CF Rideau Centre


Steve Wilson
VP, Sales and Marketing and Co Owner, Escape Manor