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Board of Directors

TIAA 2023 Board of Directors

Alisha Reynolds, Vice President (TIAA Board Chair)

Sandman Hotel Group

Sector Represented: Member at Large  


Dan DeSantis, Area General Manager, Calgary (TIAA Vice Chair)

Calgary Airport Marriott In-Terminal Hotel, Delta Hotels Calgary Airport In-Terminal, Westin Calgary Downtown

Sector Represented: Accommodation


Jace Anderson, Executive Director (Treasurer)

Tourism Medicine Hat

Sector Represented: Destination Marketing/Management Organizations


Renèe Williams, Senior Vice President

Fort Edmonton Management Company

Sector Represented: Attractions & Events


Arlindo Gomes, Vice President, Venues

Edmonton Convention Centre, Edmonton EXPO Centre

Sector Represented:  Meetings, Conventions & Incentive Travel (MCIT)


James Overall, Dean, School of Hospitality & Tourism

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)

Sector Represented:  Post Secondary Institutions


Dan Arndt, President

ZZA Hospitality Group

Sector Represented:  Food and Beverage 


Stuart Back, Chief Operating Officer

PURSUIT Banff Jasper Collection 

Sector Represented:  Travel Trade  


Brett Ireland, CEO

Bearhill Brewing

Sector Represented:  Retail 


Matricia Bauer, CEO

Warrier Women

Sector Represented:  Indigenous