Karen Ronning has been appointed as manager of tourism and events and will head-up Kiama council’s new in-house tourism unit.
Chair of the Tourism Advisory Committee, Kiama councillor Matt Brown was pleased to have secured Ms Ronning’s tourism experience for the new position.
“Karen comes to us with experience championing iconic destinations such as the Great Barrier Reef as well as key NSW regions such as Albury-Wodonga and Cowra,” Cr Brown said.
“Importantly Karen has plenty of experience managing and marketing several vineyards, which is a critical part of our tourism industry.”
Cr Brown said Ms Ronning would also help develop key strategic partnerships. Ms Ronning will take up the position in August.