Board and Committees

NIAGARA CANADA

TPN BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The TPN Board consists of senior level representatives with the necessary authority to make decisions on behalf of their sub-region as it relates to the work of the TPN. Directors are appointed from the four (4) sub-regions, namely Niagara Falls, Niagara-on-the-Lake, St. Catharines/Twenty Valley (which include Thorold, West Lincoln and Grimsby) and Niagara’s South Coast (includes Fort Erie, Port Colborne, Pelham, Wainfleet and Welland). The Board of Directors is comprised of:
  • Eight (8) Directors as appointed by Niagara Falls Tourism, two (2) of which represent the Fallsview Casino Resort and The Niagara Parks Commission
  • Three (3) Directors as appointed by Tourism Niagara-on-the-Lake; one of which represents the Shaw Festival Theatre Foundation Canada
  • Three (3) Directors as appointed by The Corporation of the City of St. Catharines of Economic Development and Tourism Services and Twenty Valley Tourism, one (1) of which represents the Wine Council of Ontario.
  • One (1) Director as appointed by Niagara’s South Coast Tourism Association

TPN BOARD COMMITTEES

TPN Board members provide input through participation in the following committees:
  • Executive Committee
  • Finance & Audit Committee
  • Sub-Regional Partners Committee

BOARD MEMBERS

OFFICERS

Chair, Noel Buckley
President & General Manager, Scotiabank Convention Centre

Vice-Chair, Janice Thomson
President & CEO, Niagara Falls Tourism

Secretary, Sue-Ann Staff
President and Wine Maker, Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery Inc.

Treasurer, Scott Luey
CAO, City of Port Colborne

DIRECTORS

April Brunet
Vice President Marketing and Sales, Lais Hotel Properties

Noel Buckley
President & General Manager, Scotiabank Convention Centre

Tish DiBellonia
Owner, Americana Conference Resort & Spa

Mory DiMaurizio
Vice President & General Manager, Hornblower Niagara Cruises

Jennifer Ferguson
Director of Marketing Services, Fallsview Casino Resort and Casino Niagara

Jim Graham
Director of Marketing, Hilton Hotel & Suites Niagara Falls/Fallsview

Eduardo Lafforgue
President, Niagara-on-the-Lake Chamber of Commerce and Visitor & Convention Bureau

Scott Luey
CAO, City of Port Colborne

Ann Marie Nitsopoulos
Owner, Old Stone Inn Boutique Hotel

Lisa Serada
Senior Manager of Sales, Niagara Parks Commission

Sue-Ann Staff
President & Winemaker, Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery Inc.

Valerie Taylor
Director of Marketing, Communications and Sales, Shaw Festival Theatre Foundation Canada

Tina Truszyk
Brand Manager, VQA Wines, Andrew Peller Limited

Janice Thomson
President & CEO, Niagara Falls Tourism

Brian York
Director of Economic, Development & Government Relations City of St. Catharines

EX-OFFICIO DIRECTORS

President, Anthony Annunziata, The Tourism Partnership of Niagara

Committees

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Chair – Noel Buckley
Vice-Chair – Janice Thomson
Secretary – Sue-Ann Staff
Treasurer – Scott Luey

FINANCE & AUDIT COMMITTEE

Chair – Scott Luey
Mory DiMaurizio
Jim Graham
Ann Marie Nitsopoulos
Antoine Mallia – Appointed CA

SUB-REGIONAL PARTNERS COMMITTEE

Chair – Brian York
Ron Bodner
Noel Buckley
Paul Di Ianni
Karen Doyle
Andrea Kaiser
Eduardo Lafforgue
Scott Luey
Janice Thomson

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