New Tourism HR Canada Board of Directors

OTTAWA – Tourism HR Canada held its Annual General Meeting at the Ted Rogers School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Ryerson University in Toronto on June 19, 2017, where its new Board of Directors was elected and confirmed. Tourism HR Canada would like to formally welcome the new Board of Directors, and looks forward to working with this diverse and talented group.

Tourism HR Canada Board of Directors

Vince Accardi

Director, Policy and Stakeholder Relations, Tourism Industry Association of Canada

Joe Baker

Dean, School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts, Centennial College 

Victoria Behune

President and CEO, OTEC – Ontario Tourism Education Corporation

Jim Bence

President and CEO, Saskatchewan Hotel & Hospitality Association

Frederic Dimanche

Director, Ted Rogers School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Ryerson University

Shannon Fontaine

Chief Executive Officer, Manitoba Tourism Education Council

Darlene Grant Fiander

President, Nova Scotia Tourism Human Resource Council

Susie Grynol

President, Hotel Association of Canada

Keith Henry

President and CEO, Aboriginal Tourism Association of Canada

Shanna Munro

President and CEO, Restaurants Canada

Bill Pallett (Chair)

President, WJ Pallett & Associates

Ivan White

Tourism Development and Marketing Officer, No’kmaq Village – Flat Bay Band Inc.

Christine Willow

Partner, Chemistry Consulting

Mehmet Yunli (Treasurer)

Director of Finance, Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick

Tourism HR Canada would also like to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of its outgoing Board of Directors. We look forward to continuing our work together to promote progressive tourism HR practices and build a professional, sustainable Canadian tourism workforce.