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.

2020-2021 Board of Directors:

Chair – Nina Kressler, President & CEO, Shaw Centre Ottawa

Past Chair – Cathy Pugh, General Manager, Fredericton Convention Centre

Director – Lori Da Silva, General Manager & CEO, RBC Place London

Director – Michelle Eagles, Operations Manager, St. John’s Convention Centre

Director – Craig Lehto, General Manager, Vancouver 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

Ex-Officio – Clark Grue, President and CEO, Rainmaker Global Business Development

Executive Director – Barry Smith