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 two seats from the accommodations sector and five seats from tourism-related businesses; all seats are two-year terms (May 2022 to May 2024).

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, 2022. A voting stakeholder is a 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 1-15, 2022. Nomination packages must be received by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15, 2022. The Board Development Committee will prepare a ballot showing all nomination submissions, which may include a Board-endorsed slate.

Click Here to Access the Nomination Form


Election Process: 

Voting will take place electronically via e-mail to all voting stakeholders. Voting opens April 5, 2022, and closes at 5 p.m. on April 19, 2022. Successful candidates will be notified following the Board meeting on April 27, 2022. Successful candidates will be publicly announced at the virtual Tourism Kelowna Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday, May 11, 2022. 

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