KINGSTON, ON, December 12, 2019 – RTO 9, the leading strategic partner for tourism in South Eastern Ontario is pleased to announce that Sean Billing (Chair), Megan Knott (Vice-Chair), Trevor Norris (Treasurer) and Richard Allen (Secretary) and Kathrine Christensen (Past Chair), have been appointed as members of the organization’s Board of Directors Executive Committee, effective immediately.
The Board of Directors for RTO 9, provides leadership for carrying out the organization’s mission to support and grow the tourism industry in South Eastern Ontario.
“We are pleased to welcome Sean Billing as Chair to RTO9`s Board of Directors. Sean brings a myriad of skills to the position and we look forward to working with such an advocate for the Tourism Industry,” said Bonnie Ruddock, Executive Director of RTO 9.
“I am truly thrilled to collaborate with such a dynamic board and with the talented staff at RTO9 as we work to strengthen the great destinations and products in the region,” commented Sean Billing, Managing Partner of the Frontenac Club Inn.
RTO 9 Board of Directors 2019/2020
Sean Billing, Chair, Member At Large
Megan Knott, Vice-Chair, Kingston Position
Trevor Norris, Treasurer, Bay of Quinte Position
Richard Allen, Secretary, Member at Large
Kathrine Christensen, Past Chair, Gananoque Position
Elizabeth Pilon, Member at Large
Heather Ford, Kingston Position
Pam Robertson, Brockville Position
Kevin Lajoie, Cornwall and SDG Position
Rob Plumley, Land O’Lakes Position
Edward Shubert, Prince Edward County Position
Carol Sudds, Leeds and Grenville Position
Melissa Eapen, Kingston Position
Blair Harris, Advisor to the Board
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RTO 9 is a regional tourism organization established in 2010 that is funded by the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism, and Culture Industries. RTO 9 actively promotes tourism for the South Eastern Ontario region and works to support and grow the tourism industry through marketing, product development, investment attraction, and workforce development initiatives.
Steve Weir, Marketing and Communications Manager
RTO9 South Eastern Ontario
Region 9 Regional Tourism Organization
650 Dalton Ave, Suite 230
Kingston, ON K7M 8N7