Board of Directors

Convention Centres of Canada is a not-for-profit association led by volunteers from each of our member centres. The Board of Directors is elected from among the members to address critical issues or emerging trends.

Board of Directors:

Chair – Nina Kressler, President & Chief Executive Officer, Shaw Centre Ottawa

Director – Drew Fisher, President & Chief Executive Officer, RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg

Director – Craig Lehto, General Manager, Vancouver Convention Centre

Director – Brent Meade, Chief Executive Officer, St. John’s Convention Centre

Director – Greg Newton, General Manager, BMO Centre at The Calgary Stampede

Director – Laura Purdy, General Manager, Sales & Event Management, Enercare Centre | Beanfield Centre Exhibition Place

Director – Tammy Sweeney, Chief Executive Officer, TCU Place – Saskatoon’s Arts & Convention Centre

Executive Director – Barry Smith