The Great Waterway announces new Board of Directors

submitted by Libby Smith, Executive Director, The Great Waterway, 945 Princess Street, Suite 202, Kingston, Ontario

(KINGSTON, ON) – The Great Waterway elected a new Board of Directors for 2013–2014 at its Annual General Meeting held on September 17 at the recently renovated National Air Force Museum of Canada in Trenton. The newly elected Board is committed to the continued development and achievements of The Great Waterway.

“I am thrilled to welcome four new Directors to The Great Waterway Board of Directors and I am looking forward to working together to build The Great Waterway brand and grow tourism in the region”, says Stephen Paul, Chair of The Great Waterway and Economic Development Manager for Lennox and Addington County.

“I’m really excited about the opportunity to work with The Great Waterway Board promoting our unique and outstanding region.” said Peter Dunn, Director of The Great Waterway.

The Great Waterway 2013 – 2014 Board of Directors:

– Stephen Paul – President – Land O’Lakes
– Ann Weir – Past Co-Chair – Leeds & Grenville
– William J.H. Swan – Past Co-Chair – Kingston
– Pam Robertson – Director – Brockville
– Anne Marie Forcier – Director – At Large
– Heather Ford – Director – Kingston
– Hugh Mackenzie – Director – Kingston
– Kathrine Christensen – Director – Gananoque & 1000 Islands
– Linda Wilson – Director – Cornwall and the Counties
– Neil Carbone – Director – Prince Edward County
– Peter Dunn – Director – Brockville
– Jaclyn Grimmon – Director – Bay of Quinte
– Tom Lawler – Director – At Large

The Great Waterway is excited to have a wonderful compliment of experienced, passionate individuals from the tourism industry on its Board of Directors.

The Great Waterway was established in 2010 to promote and invest in tourism along Lake Ontario, from Prince Edward County in the West, up the Rideau Canal to the North and to the Quebec border in the East. The Great Waterway region includes unique towns, villages and cities of Quinte West, Belleville, Kingston, Gananoque, Brockville, and Cornwall.

Visit http://www.thegreatwaterway.com or http://www.region9tourism.ca

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