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TIAC ADVISORY COMMITTEES

Introducing our Distinguished Committee Members

We are proud to present the esteemed individuals who make up TIAC's dynamic and dedicated committees. TIAC is grateful to have such accomplished professionals who bring a wealth of experience, expertise, and passion to the table, making them an integral part of our organization's success. Get to know our committee members, each of whom is vital in driving our mission forward and ensuring our projects and initiatives thrive.

DIGITAL READI ADVISORY COMMITTEE

The DIGITAL READI Advisory Committee supports TIAC in providing education and training opportunities for Canadian tourism businesses and organizations to be certified as DIGITAL READI.

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  • Brenden Branscombe - Industry Development Consultant, Tourism Saskatchewan

  • Carol Alderdice - President of Board of Directors, New Brunswick Aviation Museum

  • Jessica Ng - Director, Research & Government Affairs, TIAO - Tourism Industry Association of Ontario

  • Sushant Trivedi - CEO, Fresh Tracks Canada

  • Tanya Bennett - Owner, Vancouver Mysteries Inc.


EXPORT READI ADVISORY COMMITTEE 

The EXPORT READI Advisory Committee supports TIAC in providing education and training opportunities for Canadian tourism businesses and organizations to be certified as EXPORT READI.

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  • David MacLachlan - Executive Director, Destination Northern Ontario

  • Kathrine Christensen – Executive Director, 1000 Islands Accommodations Partners

  • Kimo Linders - Director | Business Development, ERTCU Travel Group

  • Marilyn Désy - General Manager, Agences Réceptives et Forfaitistes du Quebec

  • Martin Lacelle - Directeur général, Tourisme Laurentides

  • Mathieu Roy - Vice President, Chief Trail Experience Officer, Trans Canada Trail

  • Roseanne Longo - VP, International Travel Trade Sales, Destination Toronto

  • Sherry Mayer - VP, Operations, Indigenous Tourism Ontario


INVESTOR READI ADVISORY COMMITTEE

The INVESTOR READI Advisory Committee supports TIAC in providing education and training opportunities for Canadian tourism businesses and organizations to be certified as INVESTMENT READI.

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  • Andrew Siegwart - President & CEO, TIAO - Tourism Industry Association of Ontario

  • Erin Crane - CEO, Tourism Lethbridge

  • Gord Knowles - Senior Coordinator, Investment Attraction & Economic Development, Destination Northern Ontario

  • Jaquie Jamieson - Manager of Tourism & Community Development, Six Nations Tourism

  • Patti Balsillie - Founder, PBMC Inc.

  • Paul Nursey - President & CEO, Destination Greater Victoria

  • Victoria Clarke - CEO, Tourism Mississauga


SUSTAINABLE & REGENERATIVE READI ADVISORY COMMITTEE

The SUSTAINABLE & REGENERATIVE READI Advisory Committee supports TIAC in providing education and training opportunities for Canadian tourism businesses and organizations to be certified as Sustainable & Regenerative READI.

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  • Angela Nagy - President & CEO, GreenStep Solutions Inc.

  • Carol Greenwood - VP, Operations & Partnerships, TIAO - Tourism Industry Association of Ontario

  • Isabelle de Bruyn - Vice-President, Labour Market Intelligence, Tourism HR Canada - RH Tourisme Canada

  • John Gunter - President & CEO, Frontiers North Adventures

  • Marilyn Désy - General Manager, Agences Réceptives et Forfaitistes du Quebec

  • Sherry Mayer - VP, Operations, Indigenous Tourism Ontario

  • William Hogg - Account Manager - Travel Trade, International & Emerging Markets, Destination Sherbrooke


MEMBERSHIP ADVISORY COMMITTEE

The MEMBERSHIP Advisory Committee supports TIAC in developing effective membership engagement initiatives and strategies that contribute to the growth and diversification of the association's membership.

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  • Aude Lenoir - Éclaireuse en intelligence touristique, TouriScope

  • Carol Alderdice - President, New Brunswick Aviation Museum

  • Cathy Kirkpatrick - Partner, Alphabet

  • Catherine Ed - Director, Marketing, Best Western Hotels & Resorts

  • Jay White - General Manager, Brewster Mountain Lodge

  • Krista LeClair - Kingston Accommodation Partners (KAP)

  • Minerva Ward - President & CEO, Niagara-on-the-Lake Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Niagara-on-the-Lake

  • Nicole Ford - VP, Communications, Sustainability & Stakeholder Relations, Rocky Mountaineer

  • Nizar Moosa - Business Manager - DMC, Destination Markham Corporation

  • Patrick Doyle - Chief Commercial Officer, Flight Claim

  • Richard Innes - President, Brain Trust

  • Sara Anghel - President & CEO, Greater Toronto Hotel Association