ITAC’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held December 15, 2016 in Membertou, Nova Scotia following the 2016 IATC and celebrated our success and achievements from the past year. During the AGM 13 Board of Directors, one from each province and territory, and 3 Executive Committee members were instated.

ITAC Board of Directors

The 2016/17 ITAC Board Members represent each of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada leading the way in economic and tourism development across Canada, with new members joining from British Columbia, Newfoundland & Labrador, Nunavut, and the Northwest Territories.

The Board will take on the responsibility of providing oversight and recommendations on implementation of the ITAC five-year strategy, as well as regularly reviewing and discussing as a Board updates on ITAC strategic implementation progress.

The 2016/17 Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada Board of Directors:

The position of treasurer will be confirmed in January.

British Columbia – Mike Willie (new)
Sea Wolf Adventures

Alberta – Lori Beaver
Independent Consultant

Saskatchewan – Dana Soonias
Wanuskewin Heritage Park

Manitoba – Jeff Provost, Secretary
Eastside Aboriginal Sustainable Tourism

Ontario – Kevin Eshkawkogan
Great Spirit Circle Trail

Quebec – Dave Laveau, Vice Chair
Tourisme Autochtone

New Brunswick – Patricia Dunnett
Metepenagiag Heritage Park

Nova Scotia – Robert Bernard, Chair
Wagmatcook Culture & Heritage Centre

Prince Edward Island – Charlie Sark
Indian Art & Crafts of North America

Newfoundland & Labrador – Jillian Larkham (new)
Director of Tourism, Nunatsiavut Government

Yukon – Charlene Alexander
Yukon First Nations Culture & Tourism

Northwest Territories – Kylik Taylor (new)
Tundra North Tours

Nunavut – Gene O’Donnell (new)
Arctic Bay Adventures

For additional information on our Board of Directors please visit the ITAC Board of Directors page. To review the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada’s By-Laws click here.