Are you a Tourism Kelowna voting stakeholder? Are you interested in being part of a dynamic team of community leaders representing a broad spectrum of Kelowna’s tourism industry? Then you might be eligible for election to the Tourism Kelowna Board of Directors. 

The Board is currently seeking to fill four seats from the accommodations sector and one seat from a tourism-related business; all seats are two-year terms (May 2021 to May 2023).

Tourism Kelowna Directors are volunteers from diverse professional backgrounds who are elected to the Board in order to establish the strategic direction for Tourism Kelowna.


Board Eligibility: 

Nominees must be a Tourism Kelowna voting stakeholder in good standing as of February 1, 2021. A voting stakeholder is the primary contact for a Central Okanagan tourism-related business that has a Base or Enhanced Advertising Package with Tourism Kelowna. Please see the Nomination Form for the specific skills and background we are currently seeking. 


Nomination Process:    

Call for nominations and reminders are issued by email to all voting stakeholders between March 1-12, 2021. Nomination packages must be received by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 12, 2021. The Nominations Committee will prepare a ballot showing all nomination submissions, which may include a Board-endorsed slate.

Click Here for Nomination Form


Election Process: 

Voting will take place electronically via e-mail to all voting stakeholders. Voting opens April 6, 2021, and closes at 5 p.m. on April 16, 2021. Successful candidates will be notified following the Board meeting on April 28, 2021. Successful candidates will be publicly announced at the virtual Tourism Kelowna Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. 

For further information, please contact Cheryl van den Bold at cheryl@tourismkelowna.com or (250) 861-1515 ext. 213.