Niagara Parks Commission CEO Reegan McCullough Announces Departure

News from Ontario’s Niagara Parks Commission

Posted October 9th, 2018 on Niagara At Large

Niagara Falls, Ontario – Reegan McCullough, Chief Executive Officer of The Niagara Parks Commission, has announced he is accepting a position with an organization based in Alberta.

Reegan McCullough, Chief Executive Officer of The Niagara Parks Commission

Mr. McCullough joined Niagara Parks two years ago and has worked with the Commission to establish a well-researched 10 Year Strategic Plan, with clearly identified priorities and return on investment projections for initiatives that will sustain the operation and allow it to grow, further supporting tourism in Niagara and beyond.

“Reegan’s exceptional experience in executive management positions within both the public and private sector, focused on large scale operations, strategic policy and regulatory development, capital construction and financial accountability, has made him the ideal candidate to have served as CEO of The Niagara Parks Commission,” said Niagara Parks Chair, Janice Thomson

His thoughtful and analytical approach to developing comprehensive business plans has ensured the organization is moving forward on a solid foundation, with prudent opportunities to expand employment within Niagara Parks.”

“Reegan’s successes in pursuit of the Commission’s goals have been outstanding and we wish him well in his new position in Alberta,” added Thomson.

Effective November 5th, David Adames, Chief Operating Officer, will assume the role of Acting CEO as the Commission works through the next steps in the CEO succession process.

“We look forward to supporting David in the Acting CEO position as the organization continues to focus on its rich heritage, environmental significance, economic importance, contribution to tourism, culture and special events,” added Thomson.

The Commission will remain focused on providing leadership and strategic business direction that maintains positive growth, inspires and engages management and staff in the pursuit of the Commission’s goals and builds effective relationships with employees, local community members and businesses.

About Niagara Parks

Since its establishment in 1885, Niagara Parks has remained a self-financed agency of the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Sport, entrusted to preserve and protect the land surrounding Niagara Falls and the Niagara River.

Today, Niagara Parks boasts gardens, a horticulture school, recreation, golf courses, restaurants, heritage and historic sites, gift shops and, of course, Niagara Falls. In short, natural landscapes, history, family fun, hiking, culinary delights, attractions and adventure.

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