The Manitoba Hotel Association (MHA) came into being in 1927 and currently has the majority of the hotels located throughout the Province of Manitoba as its members. The Manitoba Hotel Association has one of the highest membership rates among hotel associations in North America.
The MHA is led by a Board of Directors. The Association has a Chair, three (3) Vice Chairs, and a Past Chair. The Board of Directors consists of four (4) Directors from the City of Winnipeg, three (3) Directors from the Western Zone, two (2) Directors from the Eastern Zone, and one (1) Director from the Northern Zone, thus ensuring that the Board of Directors is truly representative of the Province as a whole. In addition, the Board may appoint up to three (3) Directors-at-Large.
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Justin is the CEO of The Inn Keepers - a family owned and operated hotel company run out of Steinbach. The company operates the Days Inn by Wyndham Steinbach, Quality Inn Winkler, Super 8 by Wyndham Winnipeg East, Super 8 by Wyndham Winnipeg West and the Motel 6 in Headingley.
Bruce is the GM of the Holiday Inn Winnipeg Airport West. He has been in the hotel business for over 25 years, 10 of which has been his current property. Bruce has also been a Board member of the Manitoba Theatre for Young People for 10 years.
Naomi is the General Manager at Swan Valley Super 8 by Wyndham, Swan River. She has been GM since it opened in January 2003. Naomi is also very active in the community, volunteering for many community events.
Joel is the GM of the Inn at the Forks, and also oversees the ERA Bistro & Catering and WAG Catering for Sparrow Hotels. He has 21 years of experience in the hotel industry, 7 as GM. Joel is currently a board member at Manitoba Theatre for Young People and a member of The Associates with the Asper School of Business.
Leo is the Executive Chair of Canad Inns. He had served on the board of the Hotel Association of Canada for over 20 years. Leo has been an executive board member of the Manitoba Hotel Association for over 28 years.
Alan is the President of Boreal Management Ltd., which is a family owned company from The Pas which owns the Wescana Inn, over 300 apartment units as well as commercial properties. Alan also served on the MHA Board from 2006 to 2008 and from 2012 to 2014.
Gord is the Owner of the Alexandra Hotel in Virden. In 2010, Gord and Kim purchased the property where they have a successful bar, vendor and hotel business, earning them strong community patronage and business success.
Gaynor is the owner of the Keystone Motor Inn in Brandon. He served on the MHA Board for 6 years in the late 1970s. He was awarded a Life Membership in 2012. He continues to support the association through his active membership. Gaynor has over 40 years of industry experience.
Owen is the Owner/GM of the Arborg Hotel and Travelling Inn in Arborg. He is currently the President of the Arborg & District Chamber of Commerce. Owen is very active in many other community groups and willingly volunteers whenever needed.
Connor grew up in the hotel industry. He is extremely hands-on and involved in his two hotels, the Altona Hotel and the Howard Johnson Express Inn Winnipeg West, and in their respective communities.
Jeff is the GM of the Delta Hotels by Marriott Winnipeg. He has been in the hotel industry for 20 years with both Fairmont and Delta hotels. Served as member of the Hotel Association of Whistler for 3 years before his transfer to Winnipeg.
Tom is the GM/VP of the Four Points by Sheraton Winnipeg South. Tom began his career with the Astoria Hotel in 1990, working his way up from a low level manager to converting the property to a Four Points by Sheraton and becoming General Manager.
Mike is the Western Regional Manager with Genesis Hospitality Management Services. Mike was previously the General Manager of the Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre in Winnipeg, the Royal Oak Inn and the Keystone Centre in Brandon
The MHA is a not-for-profit corporation whose mission is to serve the needs and promote the common interests of the hotel and accommodation industry in Manitoba.
The MHA is dedicated to being the recognized leader in influencing the future direction, growth, and excellence of the hospitality industry.
The MHA upholds the values of Professionalism, Accountability, Service Excellence, Respect, Innovation, Honesty, Embracing our diversity, and Fair and ethical principles.
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