2015 Tourism Kelowna board of directors announced

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KELOWNA - Tourism Kelowna announced their new 2015 board at their recent annual general meeting held at the Delta Grand Resort, Wednesday

There were 100 people in attendance Dec. 3. The event provided attendees with an overview of Kelowna’s 2014 tourism indictors and key Tourism Kelowna results for the 2013-2014 fiscal year, as well as announcing the Board of Directors for 2015.

The Board of Directors consists of representatives of the Greater Kelowna tourism industry. Three re-elected and two newly elected Directors will be joining the Board for 2014.

At the AGM, Tourism Kelowna thanked departing Directors Ian Robertson, André Blanleil, and Rita Pluta for their exceptional contribution to Tourism Kelowna.

The 2015 Board of Directors is as follows with Executive Committee positions identified:

Returning Directors:

Katie Balkwill, Big White Ski Resort

Nathan Flavel, Kelowna Actors Studio Dinner Theatre

Thom Killingsworth, Four Points by Sheraton Kelowna Airport, Treasurer

Donna Markin, Orchard Park Shopping Centre

Stan Martindale, Ramada Hotel & Conference Centre, Chair

Rosemary Paterson, Best Western Plus Kelowna Hotel & Suites

Heather Schroeter, Manteo Resort Waterfront Hotel & Villas

Returning as appointed Directors:

Daniel Bibby, Kelowna Hotel Motel Association, Vice Chair

Kelowna City Council – to be determined

Penny Gambell, District of Lake Country Council

Sam Samaddar, Kelowna International Airport

Re-elected:

David McFadden, Okanagan Lavender & Herb Farm, Secretary

Heather Schaub, Casa Loma Lakeshore Resort

Tony Stewart, Quails’ Gate Winery

Newly Elected:

Dan Matheson, Okanagan Golf Club

Tanya Stroinig, Prestige Hotel Kelowna

Tourism Kelowna is the official not-for-profit tourism industry association marketing Kelowna as a tourism destination. It's in partnership with over 300 businesses and is tasked with increasing demand through strategic sales, marketing and visitor servicing to fulfill its mandate to increase overnight visitation and economic impact of tourism within Kelowna and area.

 


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