Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association Board of Directors

TOTA’s Board Members
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
The purpose of the board is to sustain the Thompson Okanagan Region as a competitive destination by setting the 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 2018 at the TOTA Annual General Meeting:

Frank Antoine

Chair (2018-2020)

Co-Owner, Moccasin Trails Inc, 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 (2018-2020)

Vice President & General Manager, Hotel 540, Kamloops

Kathrin von Andrian

Kathrin von Andrian

Director (2018-2020)

Owner, Myra Canyon Ranch and Adventure Park, Kelowna

Don Brogan

Don Brogan

Director (2017-2019)

General Manager, Walnut Beach Resort, Osoyoos

Beverley DeSantis

Director (2018-2020)

CEO, Tourism Kamloops, Kamloops

Erik Fisher

Director (2018-2020)

General Manager, Monte Creek Ranch Winery, Monte Creek

Glenn Grant

Glenn Grant

Director (2018-2020)

General Manager, BC Wildlife Park, Kamloops

Lyndie Hill

Lyndie Hill

Director (2017-2019)

Owner, Hoodoo Adventure Company, Penticton

Kevin Howlett

Kevin Howlett

Director (2018-2020)

Senior Liaison Representative – Western Canada, Air Canada

Liz McKinney

Director (2018-2020)

President, Sip Happens Wine Tours, Lake Country

Brad Pelletier

Brad Pelletier

Director (2017-2019)

Senior 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 (2018-2019)

Managing Director, Kanata Adventure Specialists, Clearwater

Thom Tischik

Director (2017-2019)

Executive Director, Travel Penticton