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Board of Directors

Hamilton Halton Brant Regional Tourism Association's (HHBRTA) Board of Directors is comprised of a multi-disciplined group with extensive experience in the tourism sector. Included in the wide skill-set are professionals, operators, business owners, from hotel management and marketing, event staging, destination development, attractions, the education sector, governance and finance. We look to our Board for strategic guidance, policy development, fiscal approval and active engagement in HHBRTA project deployment. Tenure with the Board of Directors and Chair is three years. 

In addition to their responsibilities, our directors participate in a variety of committees that include:  Governance and Nominating, Finance and Audit, HR & Compensation, Board Outreach, Board Education and Development (Board Committees), and Marketing & Experience Development Industry Exchange Forum (Operational Committee - Executive Director Chairs).

These Board Committees advise and support Directors in applying corporate governance principles, assist in evaluating potential board candidates, review and advise annual objectives, HR policies, plans and processes, including succession, compensation and benefit plans, and oversee the administrative investment activities and financial reporting. 

If you are interested in becoming a member of our Board of Directors or one of the Committees, please review the Call For Nomination criteria and complete the Board of Director Application ,or the Committee Application with your expression of interest.

Bridget Saulnier


Bridget Saulnier is the co-founder of NUVO Network, Halton Region’s largest broadcasting and co-working facility. With a particular focus on partnership building, community engagement and… More

Kelly Harris

Vice Chair

Kelly Harris is the Manager of Marketing & Special Projects for Tourism Burlington and previously worked in Marketing and Events for a local craft brewery.  Kelly… More

Tracey Nurmi


Tracey is a seasoned Travel and Tourism professional with almost 30 years of distinctive experiences in multiple disciplines. In her current Senior Management role at… More

Carly Anderson

Carly Anderson is the Manager of Cultural Service with the Town of Milton. She manages the FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton, which supports theatre programming, events,… More

Rebecca Edgar

Rebecca Edgar is the executive director of Visit Oakville, where she leads a small but mighty team in building partnerships, supporting product development and marketing Oakville… More

Trish Gerth

Trish Gerth is the General Manager at the Africian Lion Safari, with a demonstrated history of working in the leisure, travel & tourism industry. Trish… More

Jacquie Jamieson

Jaquie started off her career in Tourism as a summer student at Chiefswood National Historic Site in 2011. Since then she has worked with historic… More

Fawad Khan

Mr. Khan has over 20 years of hospitality management experience and is currently the Assistant General Manager of Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton, Brantford.… More

Julian Kingston

As Head of Education and Programs at the Royal Ontario Museum, Julian Kingston oversaw public programming, school programs, hands-on and digital galleries, and outreach. As… More

Lisa La Rocca

Lisa La Rocca is currently Director of Operations at local independent record label Sonic Unyon Records, which includes working with local musicians, as well as… More

David Miller

Tourism and events have been part of Dave’s career whether a professional or volunteer role for most of his life. Most recently he was Executive… More

Angela Paparizo

Angela Paparizo is the Manager of Arts and Culture with the City of Burlington. She brings to the board over 15 years of experience in… More

Damian Szybalski

Mr. Damian Szybalski is the Manager of Economic Development, Innovation and Culture at the Town of Halton Hills.  Damian provides strategic direction for this division… More

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