Richmond City Council has appointed Wayne Duzita as vice-chair Richmond Tourism Association Board of Directors.
The Board of Directors focuses on policy and program development, over sees the management of Tourism Richmond, monitors organizational performance, and ensures that the mandate of the organization is carried out.
Tourism Richmond is the city’s exclusive tourism destination marketing services provider.
In his 45-year career, Duzita has held a variety of positions within many business sectors prior to joining Aeroterm as associate vice-president Western Region.
Duzita continues to be an active volunteer in the Richmond community, currently serving as chair of the Richmond Christmas Fund, co-founder YVR for Kids, board member of the Olympic Oval Corporation and co-chair for Trinity Western University Richmond Advisory Council.
In the past, Duzita was chair of Canuck Place Children’s Hospice, chair of Canuck Place Foundation, co-chair of the 2010 Richmond Olympic Oval Steering Advisory Committee, and Board member on the 2010 Games Operating Trust.
Duzita has received the Richmond Chamber of Commerce Award of Excellence, Volunteer Richmond Star of Richmond and the Queens Diamond Jubilee Metal.