Ottawa Tourism


Ottawa Tourism Board of Directors: 2016-2017

Paul Akehurst
Managing Director, Intertask Group of Companies

Steve Ball
President, Ottawa Gatineau Hotel Association (appointed)

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

John Cosentino
Past Chairman of the Board, TDC Chair
General Manager, Albert at Bay Suite Hotel

Michael Crockatt
President & CEO, Ottawa Tourism

Peggy DuCharme
Executive Director, Downtown Rideau BIA

Jasna Jennings 
Membership Committee Chair
Executive Director, ByWard Market BIA

Nina Kressler
President & CEO, Shaw Centre (appointed)

Martin Lacelle
Rural Tourism Committee Chair
Executive Director & Supervisor, Tourism Marketing, Prescott Russell Tourism

Ross Meredith
Meetings and Conventions Committee Chair
General Manager, The Westin Ottawa

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

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

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