TOTA AGM Call for Nominations


Thompson Okanagan Tourism is calling for nominations for the TOTA Board of Directors. We are looking for you! TOTA voting stakeholders in good standing can be nominated by four (4) other voting stakeholders in good standing. Seven (7) positions on the TOTA Board of Directors are available (for a two year term).

The following list are the seven (7) Board approved and recommended nominees for the vacancies in the upcoming year (in alphabetical order):

  • Frank Antoine, Cultural Co-ordinator, Quaaout Lodge (CHASE)
  • Gene Covert, Co-Owner, Covert Farms and Covert Farms Family Estate Winery (OLIVER)
  • Glenn Grant, General Manager, BC Wildlife Park (KAMLOOPS)
  • Lyndie Hill, Owner, Hoodoo Adventure Company (PENTICTON)
  • Brad Pelletier, Vice President - Okanagan Region, Wesbild Holdings, parent company of Predator Ridge Resort (VERNON)
  • Steve Rice, Chair, Gold Country Communities Society (CACHE CREEK)
  • To Be Announced

We encourage you to consider nominating a fellow stakeholder or consenting to be a nominee yourself. Download and complete your nomination form - Nominations will be accepted until noon on Monday, September 14, 2015.  Please ensure the nominee and all nominators are on the current voting stakeholder list found on the AGM webpage.

The directors below are completing their 2 year term and are still on the board:

  • Chris Bower, President, Nk'mip Resort Association (OSOYOOS)
  • Robyn Cyr, Manger, Shuswap Tourism (SALMON ARM)
  • George Hanson, Owner, Seven Stones Winery (CAWSTON)
  • Kevin Howlett, Senior Vice President, Regional Markets, Air Canada
  • Christine Latimer, General Manager, Best Western Inn & Suites Valemount (VALEMOUNT)
  • Kevin Pearce, President & Co-Owner, Landsea Okanagan Tours & Charters (OSOYOOS)
  • Bryan Pilbeam, Vice-President/General Manager, Hotel Five540Forty (KAMLOOPS)
  • Michael J Ballingall, Senior Vice President, Big White Ski Resort (BIG WHITE) - as TOTA Past Chair

For complete details, please visit the AGM webpage