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Yorkshire Coast Tourism Advisory Board

Sarah Ward:

Established in 2011, the primary objective of the 'Welcome To Yorkshire Coast Tourism Advisory Board' is to promote the development and promotion of the Yorkshire Coast as a tourism destination through recommendations presented to Scarborough Borough Council and Welcome to Yorkshire in relation to public sector support to the tourism industry; tourism policy; the marketing strategy for promoting tourism; attracting public and private sector investment into tourism; creating an efficient, open, robust and diverse tourism sector; improving engagement with private sector businesses and public sector bodies as well as making recommendations on any matter which affects the 'tourism experience'.

Discover more about the background, scope and objectives of the Coastal Tourism Advisory Board, including how board members are elected via the WTYC Terms of Reference (PDF).

An up-to-date list of the current board members is outlined below. You may also be interested in our section dedicated to publishing updates and minutes from previous Advisory Board meetings.

 

BOARD DIRECTORS

Chairman

Clive Rowe-Evans

Vice Chairman

John Senior

 

Welcome to Yorkshire Area Director/SBC & DYC Tourism Manager

Janet Deacon

SBC Nominated Councillor

Cllr. Andrew Jenkinson

 

ACCOMMODATION

Board Member

Shirley Smith

Nominated Substitute

Edward Blakeley

 

ATTRACTIONS

Board Member

Charles Forgan

Nominated Substitute

Debbie Seymour

 

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Board Member

Wendy Clews

Nominated Substitute

Andrew Clay

 

RESTAURANTS/FOOD

Board Member

Adrian Fusco

Nominated Substitute

Richard Marcroft

 

RETAIL

Board Member

Janet Jefferson

Nominated Substitute

Victoria Mitchell

 

CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT

Board Member

Tony Peers/ Stephen Freeman

Nominated Substitute

VACANCY

 

RENAISSANCE/FORUM

Board Member

Graham North

 

BUSINESS TOURISM

Board Member

Tom Hendry

Nominated Substitute

Diane Uhalde

 

DIGITAL MARKETING

Board Member

Richard Askew

Nominated Substitute

Sarah Ward

 

PRESS/PR

Board Member

Ed Asquith

Nominated Substitute

Chris Sigsworth

 

NORTH YORK MOORS NATIONAL PARK

Board Member

Catriona McLees

Nominated Substitute

Richard Gunton

 

HOLIDAY PARKS

VACANCY

 

Funding & Development

Mike Wilkinson

 

ARTISAN

Paul Johnston

VACANCY

 

OTHER PARTIES

Trevor Watson

Nick Taylor

Jo Agar