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New York State Tourism Industry Association 2020 Board of Directors Elections: Candidate Profile


NYSTIA's Nominating Committee is seeking individuals interested in serving on NYSTIA's Board of Directors. Harness your expertise, enthusiasm and experience and put it to work for the advancement New York State's tourism industry and your NYSTIA colleagues.

There are five (5) board openings available to new board candidates in the 2020 election:

  • Directors serve a three-year term and are eligible for re-election for a second term.
  • Under NYSTIA Bylaws requirements, three (3) of the open positions must be filled by Tourism Promotion Agency (TPA) members. Two (2) of the positions are unrestricted and open to all categories of membership.
  • Bylaws also mandate that no more than 25% of the board can be from any one tourism region in New York State.

Board members should be prepared to actively engage with one (or more) NYSTIA committee as well as participate in programs and events. An excerpt of NYSTIA Board of Directors' elections process, terms, governance, role and responsibilities as detailed in NYSTIA's Bylaws and Policy & Procedures documents is available for your review by clicking HERE.

If you are interested in being considered for one of the NYSTIA Board openings, I urge you to complete the Candidate Profile below by August 14, 2020. The Nominating Committee will review the applications and develop a recommended slate of candidates to present to general membership at the Annual Meeting.

Please direct any questions, concerns or comments to Bob Provost - email; text or call (518) 956-1241.

Thank you very much,

Ron Ofner
Committee Chair
NYSTIA Nominating Committee



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