Wednesday • June 8, 2016
Thank you for a successful AGM and Networking event!
Held on the morning of June 16th at Park Place Lodge, Tourism Fernie hosted their Annual General Meeting. Anyone with an interest in tourism was welcome to attend. 57 members and stakeholders came and enjoyed the event that included a breakfast networking session, the formal AGM including elections for available Board of Director positions, presentation of the Tourism Fernie Annual Report & Strategic Plan, and a keynote speaker.
A big thank you to Scott Gilmet and staff at Park Place Lodge for helping sponsor the event, and to our guest speaker Kymberley Hill from Press + Post. The Social School
As per the minutes, Tourism Fernie's fiscal year has now officially changed to be a calendar year. As such the current fiscal year which started April 1st, will end December 31st, 2016, to initiat this change.
Board of Directors until the 2017 AGM:
Accommodation, less than 30 rooms: Mike McPhee, Island Lake Resort Group
Accommodation, more than 30 rooms with rental management: Mike Delich, Fernie Lodging Company
Accommodation, more than 30 rooms: Shelley L’Estrange, Best Western PLUS Fernie Mountain Lodge
Accommodation at Large: Scott Gilmet, Park Place Lodge
Professional Services: Laura Oleksow, Spa 901
Retail, Food & Beverage: Kurt Saari, Nevados
Attractions, Activities, Transportation: VACANT
Director at Large: Lance Edwards, Elevation Industries
City of Fernie: Jon Levesque
Resorts of the Canadian Rockies: Tom Rosner
Resorts of the Canadian Rockies: Andy Cohen
Designated Representative to the Board, non voting: Patty Vadnais, Chamber of Commerce