Tourism SkillsNet Ontario Provincial Advisory Council

The Tourism SkillsNet Ontario Advisory Council brings industry leaders together to provide strategic direction to OTEC and our project partners with the objective of determining how the network can best address labour and skills shortages through inter-provincial collaboration within the Tourism SkillsNet Ontario framework.

This multi-stakeholder group consists of core corporate partners, regional tourism organizations, provincial and national associations, employment and training providers, and community service coordination and communications partners tasked with providing strategic guidance and governance to regional working groups.

Adam Morrison (Chair), Ontario Tourism Education Corporation (OTEC), President & CEO

Kim Marshall, Ontario Tourism Education Corporation (OTEC), Vice President, Workforce Solutions

Sherry Sibio, Ontario Tourism Education Corporation (OTEC), Vice President, Client Solutions

David Enriquez, Ontario Tourism Education Corporation (OTEC), Director, Workforce Strategies

Shelagh O’Donnell, Ontario Tourism Education Corporation (OTEC), Director, Marketing Communications

Jane Rowan, Ontario Tourism Education Corporation (OTEC), Design and Evaluation Project Manager

Joe Baker, Ontario Tourism Education Corporation (OTEC), Systems Leadership and Integrated Strategy Advisor

Rosy Blaggan, Ontario Tourism Education Corporation (OTEC), Assistant Project Manager

Silvana Romero, Ontario Tourism Education Corporation (OTEC), Assistant Project Manager

Alicia Lynch, Ontario Tourism Education Corporation (OTEC), Manager, Tourism & Hospitality Response Project

Jenni Bolton, Ontario Tourism Education Corporation (OTEC), Manager, Learning and Development Projects

Akosua Alagaratnam, First Work, Executive Director

Barb Miller, Career Edge, Employment Services Coordinator, PEC

Bonnie Ruddock, Regional Tourism Organization 9 (RTO9), Executive Director

Carla Benedetti, YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region, Director of Y Employment Access Centre

Carol Greenwood, Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO), Vice President, Membership & Business Development

Carrie Grant, City of Toronto – TESS, Supervisor, Tourism Services

Cecilia Ortega, Hospitality Workers Training Centre, Project Manager

David Peacock, RTO4, CEO

Deanna Villella, Job Gym, Manager of Employment Services

Doona Digpaul, YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region, Program Supervisor, Destination Employment

Fatima Finnegan, Ontario Restaurant Hotel & Motel Association (ORHMA), Director of Corporate Marketing & Business Development

Gail Jordan, Conestoga College, Director, Workforce Development and Corporate Training

Gemma Mendez-Smith, Four County Labour Market Planning Board, Executive Director

Gillian Watters, KEYS Job Centre, Program Director

Gladys Ahovi, Canadian Council for Youth Prosperity, Executive Lead

Isabelle De Bruyn, Société économique de l’Ontario, Project Manager, Tourism

Jane Yrenaya, Larco Hospitality, Corporate Director, Talent & Learning Development

Judy Doige, Social Capital Partners, Director, Partnerships

June Muir, Unemployed Help Centre of Windsor Inc., CEO

Keesha Bell, Canadian Council for Youth Prosperity, Director, Communications

Kevin Eshkawkogan, Indigenous Tourism Ontario, President & CEO

Mandie Abrams, Hospitality Workers Training Centre, Executive Director

Mark Patterson, Magnet, Executive Director

Maxine Deleersnyder, Unemployed Help Centre of Windsor Inc., Assistant CEO

Melissa French, Silver Hotel Group, Vice President, Operations

Sean Billing, Brace Hospitality and Frontenac Club, Executive Director

Sonia Brock, Silver Hotel Group, Corporate Director Of Human Resources

Sue Sadler, ACCES Employment, SVP, Services & Program Innovation

Tashlyn Teskey, Workforce Windsor Essex, Manager of Research and Projects