Board of Directors

2020 Board of Directors

Dave Carnegie, Chair
Senior Environmental Consultant,
Malroz Engineering Inc.

John Sheridan, Vice Chair
Retired CEO,
Ballard Power Systems & Bell

Gillian Watters, Secretary/Treasurer
Program Director,
KEYS Job Centre

Judith Pineault, Past Chair
Chief Executive Officer,
Eastern Fluid Power Inc.

Don Aldridge
Director

Ryan Boehme
Councillor,
Pittsburg District

Bill Durnford
Director

Wayne Hill

Wayne Hill
Councillor,
District 4 (Lakeside)

Yafan Huang
President & Chief Scientific Officer,
Performance Plants Inc.

Gary Oosterhof
Councillor,
Countryside District

Bryan Paterson
Mayor,
City of Kingston

Lyndsay Wise
Director of Market Intelligence,
Information Builders

Lanie Hurdle, Ex-officio
Chief Administrative Officer,
City of Kingston

Megan Knott, Ex-officio
Executive Director,
Tourism Kingston

Board Member Recruitment Process

Each year, Kingston Economic Development conducts a recruitment process to fill vacant volunteer Board positions.  We work closely with the City of Kingston to recruit qualified community members to fill those vacancies.

Applications are received by the City of Kingston.  For more information, please visit the City's recruitment website.

Below is a diagram that explains the recruitment process:

Board nomination process diagram

Workshops + EventsView All

Jul 6

Reputation Management – building trust in times of crisis: In this session Beattie Tartan’s Managing Director, Deirdre Campbell, will talk through the steps tourism and hospital

Jul 7

If you’re thinking about starting a business, conducting market research is a great place to start.

Jul 7

Social media can be a very powerful tool for business growth, but first you need to know what it is and how it works.

Jul 9

Join RTO 9 and Nancy Arsenault, Managing Partner at Tourism Cafe for an informative and timely presentation addressing what "traveller value" in the current COVID 19-era means. 

Jul 14

Did you know that adopting social and environmental objectives in your core business opens opportunities for growth while making the world a better place?

Jul 14

Social Media for Business – Advanced
Ideal for businesses who already have social media presence