TIAC Appoints New Board Members

TIAC has announced the appointment of five new members to its Board of Directors: Matthew Jelley, President, Maritime Fun Group; Philip Mondor, President, Tourism HR Canada; Jean-Francois Cote, Quebec City Tourism; John Wilson, President, Chief Executive Officer, Wilson’s Transportation, BC; and Laura Pallotta,Vice President Sales and Distribution, Marriott International.

Elected at TIAC’s recent Annual General Meeting, the new Board members will begin serving immediately. Each of these new Board members brings with them a unique perspective and the same unyielding drive to contribute to the recovery of the sector.

Commenting on the appointments, TIAC president and CEO, Beth Potter said: “I am excited to welcome these five incredible leaders as new colleagues on TIAC’s Board of Directors. These individuals will add tremendous value to the organization with their particular expertise at this pivotal time of rebuilding.”

TIAC is also announcing its new all-female Board executive team:

Chair: Nina Kressler, Shaw Centre

Vice Chair: Michelle Caine, Centennial College

Vice Chair: Teresa Ryder, Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada

Said Potter: “With the election of these new members on the Board, TIAC is working hard to ensure gender parity and advance the role of women in positions of leadership within the industry. The future is female.”

TIAC’s Board of Director’s now has nine female directors and seven male directors.

As TIAC’s Board continues to serve and influence the organization, its membership is developing in its diversity of backgrounds and skills to reflect the industry and the members it serves.

Said Potter: “I am thrilled at the level of expertise the new members to our Board of Directors hold and am looking forward to the work we will do together in the coming weeks and months to ensure the most robust recovery possible for the industry. I thank all 17 candidates who took the time to apply.”

Go to www.tiac-aitc.ca for more.