Tourism Board

The Tourism board discuss, set and govern policy intended to improve and increase tourism to the City of Mississauga.

The board meets monthly, and notice of all upcoming meetings will be posted on the tourism website at All meetings are open to the public and are currently being held virtually, unless otherwise stated.

Board of Directors

The board consists of three City Councillors, as well as external stakeholders representing Mississauga’s tourism sectors. The current board is as follows:

  • Shari Lichterman, Commissioner, Community Services, City of Mississauga (CEO, Tourism Mississauga)
  • Toni Frankfurter, Waterside Inn (Chair, Tourism Mississauga)
  • Sam Kohli, BIA/Business Center/Appraiser (Vice Chair, Tourism Mississauga)
  • Lesley Boughen, Oxford Properties Group (Secretary, Tourism Mississauga)
  • Stephen Dasko, Ward 1 Councillor, City of Mississauga
  • Dipika Damerla, Ward 7 Councillor, City of Mississauga
  • Pat Saito, Ward 9 Councillor, City of Mississauga
  • Brad Butt, Mississauga Board of Trade
  • Ron Duquette, Retired Corporate Filmmaker
  • Allison Fraser, Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites
  • Trevor Graham, International Centre
  • Eileen Keown, Mississauga Symphony Orchestra
  • Lorrie McKee, Greater Toronto Airport Authority
  • Louie Manzo, Warrick Manzo & Dunn Inc. Advertising Agency
  • Terry Mundell, Greater Toronto Hotel Association
  • John Pappas, The Crooked Cue Restaurant
  • Frank Russo, Four Points Toronto Airport Hotel
  • Susan Stewart, Olympian, Coach & Author

2020 Tourism Board Meetings

  • June 15, 2020 - Tourism Mississauga Board Announced & First Board Meeting
  • June 22, 2020
  • July 6, 2020
  • August 10, 2020
  • September 21, 2020
  • October 26, 2020
  • December 14, 2020

If you would like to attend any of the upcoming board meetings as a viewer, please register in advance online. You can register online here

Contact us

If you have a question or want to speak to a member of the Tourism board, please contact:
Tej Kainth
Manager, Tourism
Tel: 905-615-3200 ext. 4601 |
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Related Links:
Meet the Board
Master Plan
Tourism Mississauga News & Updates
Mississauga Visitor Guide
Mississauga Made