2016 Call for Nominations

Position of Director, Board of Directors Regional Tourism Organization 12 (RTO 12)

The deadline for nominations and applications to fill vacancies on our Board of Directors is 12 p.m. April 15, 2015.

RTO12 is seeking volunteers to sit on the Board of Directors and contribute to the development and supervision of its strategic vision and support the tourism interests of Algonquin Park, Almaguin Highlands, Muskoka and Parry Sound. The Board of Directors invites volunteers who have a commitment to regional tourism efforts, a knowledge of and passion for the tourism industry, and an interest in becoming an active participant in RTO12 matters.

To complete the online application CLICK HERE.


The 2016 Nomination Committee has the responsibility to review all the nominations.

The Nomination Committee is guided by a set of principals while selecting the 2016-2017 Board of Directors. The Nomination Committee guiding principles are as follows, the slate of nominated 2016-2017 Board of Directors for Explorers’ Edge should:

  • Be split 50/50 between males and females.
  • Have geographical representation from the regional zones; Almaguin Highlands, Algonquin Park, Loring- Restoule, Muskoka and Parry Sound
  • Encompass the top 7 identified key tourism components of RTO12. These include Accommodations & Spas, Arts & Entertainment, Attractions & Events, Culinary, Golf and Outdoor Adventure.
  • Have skills including: Legal, Accounting, Marketing, Human Resources, Technology Communications, Public Relations
  • Be business owners or their key GMs or Presidents with a vested interest in the development of tourism receipts.

The 2016 Nomination Committee will report to the Board of Explorers’ Edge the outcome of the nomination process 30 days prior to the Annual General Meeting. The board will then bring the approved slate of directors forward at the Annual General Meeting June 2016 (Specific date and location TBD).

Questions should be directed to:

Explorers’ Edge
Nomination Committee Chair
Anthony Rizzo
3 Taylor Road
Bracerbidge, ON P1L 1S6