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Notice of TIAC Annual General Meeting and Call for Nominations

The Tourism Industry Association of Canada's (TIAC) Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 9:00 am at the Westin Hotel, 11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario.

In accordance with TIAC's By-laws, this will serve as the official notice of the AGM and the Call for Nominations for the 2015-2016 TIAC Board of Directors.

Working on behalf of TIAC's members, Board members play a pivotal role in guiding Canada's national tourism organization towards a clear vision for the industry's future.

TIAC's Bylaws allow Directors to serve for three two-year terms. The Nominating Committee wishes to put forward the following names of Board Directors entering their second terms and seeking re-election: 

  • Cathy Duke (Destination)
  • Robert Pratt (Accommodation)
  • Marina James (Destination)
  • Steve Sammut (Attraction) 

In addition to the above Directors seeking re-election, there are three (3) Board vacancies. All TIAC members in good standing are permitted to stand for nomination or nominate candidates who are TIAC members in good standing for a two-year term of office which will run from December 2015 to November 2017 in any of the following categories:

  • Destinations
  • Accommodations
  • Transportation
  • Travel Trade
  • Industry Suppliers
  • Convention/Incentive Travel
  • Attractions/Events 

Please find attached the following documentation to assist you in the nomination process:  

Click here for the 2015 Annual General Meeting Agenda  


AGM and Board nominations are exclusive to TIAC members. Your nominations must include a biography or resume of the candidate and a letter of interest from the candidate and must be received at the TIAC Office no later than noon on Monday, November 16, 2015 

Nominations will be reviewed by the Nominating Committee who are mandated to ensure an appropriate, balanced, cross-sector representation, regional representation and other skills-based representation. The final slate of candidates to be elected at the Annual General Meeting will be sent to members by November 17, 2015.

If you require additional information, please contact Laura Hutchinson at or 613-238-7887. 

Tourism Industry Association of Canada