Board of Directors and Committees

Tourism Kingston Board of Directors

Members of Tourism Kingston’s Board of Directors are the fiduciaries who guide the organization’s future by adopting sound, ethical, and legal governance, and financial management policies. In addition, the board ensures that the organization has adequate resources to advance its vision.

Working in collaboration with key partners such as the City of Kingston, Kingston Economic Development Corporation, Kingston Accommodations Partners, RTO9, and the Downtown Kingston! BIA, and others is essential to Tourism Kingston’s mandate and impact.

Sivani Vinayaga

Sivani Vinayaga, Chair

Jeff Downie

Jeff Downie – Past Chair

PJ Lee

PJ Lee, Treasurer

Brad Greenwood

Brad Greenwood, Secretary

Jac Macdonald

Jan MacDonald

Councillor Vincent Cinanni (City of Kingston appointed)

Councillor Vincent Cinanni (City of Kingston appointed)

Gregory Ridge

Councillor Gregory Ridge (City of Kingston appointed)

Mayor Bryan Paterson (City of Kingston appointed)

Mayor Bryan Paterson (City of Kingston appointed)

Lanie Hurdle (Ex Officio)

Lanie Hurdle (Ex Officio)

Marijo Cuerrier (Ex Officio)

Marijo Cuerrier (Ex Officio)

Krista LeClair (Ex Officio)

Krista LeClair (Ex Officio)

Bonnie Ruddock (Ex Officio)

Bonnie Ruddock (Ex Officio)

Jesse Gagner (Kingston Accommodation Partners appointed)

Jesse Gagner (Kingston Accommodation Partners appointed)

Lucy Liu (Kingston Accommodation Partners appointed)

Lucy Liu (Kingston Accommodation Partners appointed)

Scott Follwell (Kingston Accommodation Partners appointed)

Scott Follwell (Kingston Accommodation Partners appointed)

Jai Bhatti (Kingston Accommodation Partners appointed)

Wayne Buller

2024 meeting dates:

  • January 22
  • February 26
  • March 28
  • April 22
  • May 27
  • June 17
  • September 23
  • October 21
  • November 18

Committees

Attractions Committee

Committee lead: Ashley Bradshaw, Destination Development Manager

Melanie Banks

Patrick Bujold

Michelle Clarabut

Guillaume Courcy

Doug Cowie

Krista Doyle

Simge Erdogan-O’Connor

Eric Ferguson

Heather Ford

Kevin Gibbs

Steve Greentree

Andrea Gunn

Liam Karry

Melissa Eapen

Andrew Kelm

Megan Knott

Krista LeClair

Jamie Mackenzie-Naish

Alison Migneault

Val Routledge

Glen Shackleton

Andre Soucy

Mike Stiell

Tamara Van Dyk

Geoff Waycik

Karen Young

Kate Yuksel

2024 meeting dates:

  • March 5
  • June 12
  • September 11
  • December 11

Sales Committee

Open invitation to tourism sector sales colleagues. Meetings take place at Tourism Kingston’s office: 177 Wellington St, suite 200.

Committee leads:

  • Emma Lambert, Manager, Sport Partnerships, Wellness, and Culture
  • Noelle Piche, Travel and Tourism Development Specialist
  • Ted Robinson, Business Events Specialist

2024 meeting dates:

  • February 27
  • May 14
  • September 10
  • December 2

Kingston Destination Marketing Committee

Committee lead: Alison Migneault, Chief Marketing Officer

Heather Ford – Chair

Ashley Bradshaw

Melissa Bell

Emily Carlson

Krystal Carter

Abbie Crane

Faith Casselman

Denner Corrales

Krista Doyle

Erin Finucan

Andrea Gunn

Cathy Kirkpatrick

Marley Kirkpatrick

Megan Knott

Nour Mazloum

Jamie McKenzie-Naish

Debbi Miller

Marc Rand

Skylar Reid

Lauren Riddell

2024 meeting dates:

  • January 31
  • February 28
  • March 27
  • April 24
  • May 29
  • June 26
  • September 25
  • October 30
  • November 27

Creative Committee for Digital and Visual Communicators

Committee lead: Derek Rowcliffe, Senior Graphic Designer

Sadie Babcock

Michelle Clarabut

Sarah Deacon

Alyssa de Hoop

Melissa Eapen

Simge Erdogan O’Connor

Rosalyn Gambhir

Lesley McDougall

Claire Notman

Skylar Reid

Anna Ruck

Paul Whittingham

Kate Yüksel

2024 meeting dates:

  • March 6
  • June 5
  • September 4
  • December 4

Cruise Committee

Committee lead: Noelle Piche, Travel and Tourism Development Specialist

Daniel Beals

Sandy Berg

Stephen Burnett

Jason Clarke

Amy Elgersma

Ryan Evoy

Eric Ferguson

Maarten Groot

Gillian Kent

Megan Knott

Megan Whitehead

2024 meeting dates:

  • January 23
  • March 5
  • May 28
  • September 24
  • October 29
  • November 26

Kingston Music Advisory Committee

Committee lead: Moira Demorest, Music Officer

As part of the strategy’s rollout, Tourism Kingston, in partnership with the City, is seeking community members to join the Kingston Music Advisory Committee. Comprising musicians, industry experts and community advocates, this Committee will oversee the implementation of the Strategy, help develop annual music work plans, and advise on ongoing needs in the music community.

Community members who want to get involved are invited to submit a letter of interest to music@tourismkingston.com by March 29.

The Kingston Music Advisory Committee will be comprised of musicians, industry experts and community advocates and will oversee the implementation of the Kingston Music Strategy in partnership with the City of Kingston, help develop annual music work plans, and advise on ongoing needs in the music community.

Kingston Music Advisory Committee Terms of Reference