Board of Directors

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Strong leadership and guidance is provided to Tourism Vancouver by its 15-member Board of Directors, representing a broad spectrum of Greater Vancouver's tourism industry. These board members volunteer their time and contribute extensive knowledge and experience to ensure that the organization is accountable and performance-driven.


Chair:
Bob Lindsay
Owner/Operator
Lift Bar Grill View

Past Chair:

R. Gordon Johnson
Regional VP & General Manager
Delta Hotels & Resorts

 


First Deputy Chair (Chair 2015-16):
Jonas Melin
General Manager
Inn at False Creek, Quality Hotel Downtown Vancouver

Second Deputy Chair (Chair 2016-17):
Michael Cameron
General Manager
Grouse Mountain Resorts


Directors:


George Bartel
President
Cantrav Services

Ken Cretney
President & CEO (Interim)
BC Pavilion Corporation

Marion Harper Treskin
General Manager
The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver

Nicholas Gandossi
General Manager
Opus Hotel Vancouver

Robert Safrata
Owner
West Coast Sightseeing

Catherine Runnals
President
brand.LIVE Management Group

Peggie Terry
Publisher
WHERE Vancouver

Nancy Stibbard
President/Owner
Capilano Suspension Bridge

Philip M. Barnes
Regional Vice President, Pacific Northwest
General Manager, Fairmont Pacific Rim
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

Hal Wake
Artistic Director
Vancouver Writers Fest

Johnny Tsang
General Manager
Empire Landmark Hotel

John Korenic
Director, Aviation Marketing
Vancouver Airport Authority


Support to Board of Directors:

Ty Speer
President, CEO
Tourism Vancouver
Suite 210, 200 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 3L6
Direct Phone: (604) 631-2888
Direct Fax: (604) 631-2848
Email: tyspeer@tourismvancouver.com

Patti Smolen
Director, Industry Relations
Tourism Vancouver
Suite 210, 200 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 3L6
Direct Phone: (604) 631-2810
Direct Fax: (604) 631-2848
Email: psmolen@tourismvancouver.com

 


 

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