2020 Board of Directors

The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC), is pleased to announce its 2020 Board of Directors:


Representing Corporate Brands:

  • Jonathan Lund, IHG (Chair)
  • Sara Glenn, Accor Hotels (Vice-Chair)
  • Brian Leon, Choice Hotels
  • Roz Winegrad, Marriott Hotels of Canada
  • Ally Wesson, Realstar Hospitality
  • Scott Duff, Wyndham Hotel Group


Representing Ownership Companies:

  • Lydia Chen, InnVest Hotels
  • Didier Obeuf, Groupe Germain
  • Melissa French, Silver Hotel Group
  • Robert Pratt, Sandman & Sutton Place Hotels
  • Marc Staniloff, Superior Lodging


Representing Management Companies:

  • Ian McAuley, Aimbridge Hospitality
  • Philippe Gadbois, Atlific Hotels
  • Tony Cohen, Crescent Hotels & Resorts 


Representing our Provincial Associations:

  • Ingrid Jarrett, British Columbia Hotel Association
  • Steven Watters, Alberta Hotel & Lodging Association
  • Scott Jocelyn, Manitoba Hotel Association
  • Tony Elenis, Ontario Restaurant, Hotel & Motel Association
  • Xavier Gret, Association hôtellerie Québec
  • David Clark, Nova Scotia Hotel Association

And, Past Chair, Vito Curalli, Hilton Worldwide


In 2020, HAC welcomed a record of 6 women to the Board table – representing 27% of the HAC Board of Directors – moving HAC closer to our goal of 30% by 2022.


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