Josie Osbourne

Josie Osborne

Mayor, District of Tofino

Josie has been Mayor of Tofino since 2013. She also serves as the Chair of the Board for the Island Coastal Economic Trust, and Vice-Chair of the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District.

Josie is a former registered professional biologist, and worked as a fisheries biologist for coastal First Nations. She also worked as Executive Director of the Raincoast Education Society, and has extensive experience serving on boards of arts, culture, tourism, and environmental non-profit organizations.

She and her husband collaborate on several tourism-related small businesses in Tofino.

Thursday, February 28, 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm – Concurrent Session C-1 Local Government and Tourism: working together on advancing destination development.

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