Tourism Red Deer has announced its 2012-13 board of directors.
Newly appointed are Eric Katrenicz of the Red Deer Lodge, RJ Steenstra of the Red Deer Airport, Lindsey Knudson of the Red Deer Chamber of Commerce, Diana Anderson of the Red Deer Arts Council and Jim Robertson of the Waskasoo Environmental Education Society. Returning to the board are Vicki Raines of AMA Travel Red Deer, Lisa Francoeur of the Sheraton Red Deer Hotel, Bob Van Someren of Red Deer College and Coun. Dianne Wyntjes of the City of Red Deer. There will also be a representative from Red Deer County.
Raines will chair the board, with Katrenicz the vice-chair, Francoeur the past chair and Steenstra the treasurer.
The Tourism Red Deer board and staff help promote and develop the area’s tourism industry.
Recently, Tourism Red Deer launched a new website (TourismRedDeer.com), which highlights events, holiday packages, trip planning and industry resources. It’s also publishing The Summer Magazine — a visitor’s guide to Red Deer and area.