Board & Advisors


2021-22 Board of Directors

The Board of Directors governs RTO8, setting the strategy and overseeing organizational development. Board members are industry experts and leaders.

Colleen Collins 
Lindsay & District Chamber of Commerce

Montana DesJardins
The Market & Smor

Penni Holdham 
The Display Connection Inc.

Mindy Knott 
Curve Lake First Nation

Donna Galloway
746 Shop

Donna Bennett
Westben Theatre

Emily Martin 
Showplace Performance Centre 

Nikki Nelson 
SKH Catering 

Karen Rennie
City of Peterborough, Arts, Culture & Heritage 

Laurie Siblock 
Lang Pioneer Village Museum 

Steve Elmhirst
Elmhirst Resort 

2021-22 DMO Representatives

Laurie McCarthy
Economic Development Officer – Tourism
City of Kawartha Lakes
705.324.9411 Ext. 1233
lmccarthy@kawarthalakes.ca

Tracie Bertrand
Director of Tourism, Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism
705.743.0777 x. 2129
tbertrand@peterboroughed.ca

Eileen Lum
Manager of Tourism, Northumberland Tourism
905.372.3329 Ext. 6237
lume@northumberlandcounty.ca

Katie Crowley
Acting Regional Development Advisor-Tourism. Regional and Corporate Services Division.
Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries
343-996-6755 Mobile
katie.crowley@ontario.ca