On May 1, 2019 Tourism Barrie held its Annual General Meeting and voted in the 11 Board of Directors.  As per the bylaws, Tourism Barrie has an Executive Committee of the Board of Directors, which is elected by the Board to deal with the day to day operation of the organization. The Executive Committee serves a one-year term. It is with pleasure that we announce the Executive Committee, of the Board of Directors:

Betsy Deane - President
Business Development Manager, Speedpro
Sector Representative: Retail/Marketing

Louise Jackson - Vice President
General Manager, Kempenfest
Sector Representative: Festivals & Events
Ken Montgomerie   - Secretary & Treasure
General Manager, Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Sector Representative: Accommodations

Peter Hanney - 2nd Vice President
Assistant General Manager, Snow Valley Ski Resort
Sector Representative: Attractions

The Directors at Large are as follows:

Michael Agema
Managing Director, Agema Hospitality
Sector Representative: Labour, Training & Recruitment

Mick Ahluwalia
Owner and General Manager of Travelodge Barrie on Bayfield and Super 8
Sector Representative: Accommodations

Cheryl Oram
Director of Sales & Marketing for the Holiday Inn Barrie Hotel & Conference Centre
Sector Representative: Accommodation

Jason Rizzuti
General Manager, Segway of Ontario
Sector Representative: Attractions

Denise Tucker
Owner, Barrie Olive Oil Company
Sector Representative: Retail & Food and Beverage

Michael Valiant
Owner of Valiant's Eatery
Sector Representative: Restaurant, Food & Beverage

John S. Webb
Co-Owner Owner, Creative Café
Sector Representative: Retail, Arts and Culture

On behalf of the tourism industry, we  would like to thank Board of Directors for volunteering their time and leadership in enhancing the tourism industry in Barrie.   Please feel free to reach out to any board member with your ideas or suggestions for furthering Tourism Barrie and the local tourism industry.  

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