Ministry of Tourism names new chair for Niagara Parks Commission

Sandie Bellows is the new chair of the Niagara Parks Commission.

She is set to begin her four year term immediately.

Bellows is currently serving her first term on Niagara Regional Council for St. Catharines.

The Ministry of Tourism made the announcement in a new release late Tuesday. 

"The Niagara Parks Commission plays a significant role in the region's economy and vitality. No one knows that better than Sandie," said Michael Tibollo, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport.  "Born and raised in St. Catharines, Sandie has extensive volunteer experience, is actively involved in the community and has considerable expertise in sales and development. I am looking forward to her bringing those skills and insights to the table as Chair of the Niagara Parks Commission to support and advance the Commission's mandate."  

She takes over from Janice Thomson whose 7 year tenure as chair ended in November of 2018.