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Parliament Hill in Winter

Ottawa Tourism governance

Ottawa Tourism Board of Directors: 2020-2021

  • John Swettenham, Chair of the Board, Canadian Museum of Nature
  • Ross Meredith, Past Chair of the Board, The Westin Ottawa
  • Zubair Siddiqi, Chair of the Meetings and Conventions Committee, Delta Ottawa City Centre
  • Martin Lacelle, Chair of the Rural Tourism Committee, Tourism Development Consultant
  • David Smythe, Chair of the Marketing Committee, Lord Elgin Hotel
  • Colin Morrison, Vice Chair, Chair of the Travel Trade Committee, Ottawa Embassy Hotel & Suites
  • John Cosentino, Chair of the Municipal Accommodation Tax Management Committee, Albert at Bay Suites Hotel
  • Nina Kressler, Shaw Centre
  • Joel Tkach, Ottawa International Airport Authority 
  • Cindy VanBuskirk, City of Ottawa
  • Steve Ball, Ottawa Gatineau Hotel Association
  • Paul Akehurst, Intertask Group of Companies
  • Steve Wilson, Escape Manor
  • Kelly Eyamie, Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum
  • Peggy DuCharme, Downtown Rideau BIA
  • Stefanie Siska, C’est Bon Cooking
  • Michael Crockatt, President and CEO of Ottawa Tourism

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