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Ottawa Convention Centre Corporation

Ministry
Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries
URL
ottawaconventioncentre.com/about-us/board-of-directors
Address
55 COLONEL BY DRIVE
OTTAWA
K1N9J2
Phone
(613) 563-1984; 1-800-450-0077
Fax
(613) 563-7646
Background
Ottawa Convention Centre Corporation Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. O.45, ss. 2(1) (opens a new window)
Function

The Centre operates, maintains, and manages an international class convention centre facility in the City of Ottawa that promotes and develops tourism and industry in Ontario.

Membership

The members of the Centre form and are its board of directors. The board is composed of not less than seven and not more than twelve members of whom not more than nine are appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council and not more than three are appointed by resolution of the council of the City of Ottawa. The Lieutenant Governor in Council shall designate one of the directors as chair of the board. The Lieutenant Governor in Council may fill any vacancy among the members of the Centre.

Term

Each member holds office for a term not exceeding three years and until his or her successor is appointed and is eligible for reappointment.

Meetings
There are at least five board meetings a year. Two to three hours of preparation is required on average per meeting.
Remuneration

Appointees are remunerated according to Schedule A, Level 1 of the Agencies and Appointments Directive

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Chair (Part-Time) JO-ANNE POIRIER
21-Mar-2021 - 20-Mar-2022
ottawa
2. Member (Part-Time) SEAN WEBSTER
12-Dec-2018 - 11-Dec-2021
ottawa
3. Member (Part-Time) JIM ARMOUR
06-Jun-2019 - 05-Jun-2022
kemptville
4. Member (Part-Time) JAGDEEP PERHAR
07-May-2020 - 06-May-2023
ottawa
5. Member (Part-Time) FRED SHERMAN
09-Jul-2020 - 08-Jul-2023
ottawa
6. Member (Part-Time) JINSHENG XUE
23-Jul-2020 - 22-Jul-2023
ottawa
7. Member (Part-Time) KAY (KATHLEEN) STANLEY
11-Mar-2021 - 10-Mar-2024
ottawa
8. Member (Part-Time) DAVID MUIR
16-Sep-2021 - 15-Sep-2024
ottawa
9. Member (Part-Time) CYNTHIA BLAND
07-Oct-2021 - 06-Oct-2024
ottawa