Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association Board of Directors

TOTA’s Board Members
Are dynamic and experienced tourism professionals who represent many key sectors and areas of the Thompson Okanagan. They volunteer to help TOTA and stakeholders improve and grow the region’s tourism industry.

The Board’s Purpose
To sustain the Thompson Okanagan Region as a competitive destination by setting strategic direction for the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association and working as a policy board to ensure the long-term viability of the Association.

The following board members were elected in November 2016 at the TOTA Annual General Meeting:

Frank Antoine

Chair (2016-2018)

Cultural Co-ordinator, Quaaout Lodge, Chase

Michael Ballingall

Michael J. Ballingall

Vice Chair (2017-2019)

Senior Vice-President, Big White Ski Resort, Kelowna

Christine Latimer

Christine Latimer

Secretary-Treasurer (2017-2019)

General Manager, Best Western PLUS Valemount Inn & Suites, Valemount

Bryan Pilbeam

Bryan Pilbeam

Past Chair (2016-2018)

Vice President & General Manager, Hotel 540, Kamloops

Don Brogan

Don Brogan

Director (2017-2019)

General Manager, Walnut Beach Resort, Osoyoos

Erik Fisher

Director (2016-2018)

General Manager, Monte Creek Ranch Winery, Monte Creek

Glenn Grant

Glenn Grant

Director (2017-18)

General Manager, BC Wildlife Park, Kamloops

George Hanson

George Hanson

Director (2016-2018)

Owner, Seven Stones Winery, Cawston

Lyndie Hill

Lyndie Hill

Director (2017-2019)

Owner, Hoodoo Adventure Company, Penticton

Kevin Howlett

Kevin Howlett

Director (2016-2018)

Senior Vice President, Regional Markets, Air Canada

Brad Pelletier

Brad Pelletier

Director (2017-2019)

Seniro Vice-President, Okanagan, Wesbild Holdings Ltd. (parent of Predator Ridge Resort — Vernon)

Steve Rice

Steve Rice

Director (2017-2019)

Chair, Gold Country Communities Society

Andy Schwaiger

Director (2016-2018)

Managing Director, Kanata Adventure Specialists, Clearwater

Thom Tischik

Director (2017-2019)

Executive Director, Travel Penticton

Kathrin von Andrian

Kathrin vonAndrian

Director (2016-2018)

Owner, Myra Canyon Ranch B&B, Kelowna