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Tourism Association of Vancouver Island
501 – 65 Front Street
Nanaimo, BC, Canada V9R 5H9

Phone (250) 754-3500
Fax (250) 754-3599
info@tourismvi.ca

Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm

Not sure who to contact? Select a category:

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  • Media Interviews
  • Financial Services
  • Office Operations
  • Board of Directors
  • Contracts and Proposals
  • Community Development
  • Events
  • Marketing Programs
  • Social Media
  • Executive Office

    • Anthony Everett

      President & CEO
      Anthony Everett
      250-740-1211 / 250-640-1604
      Contact for news media interviews, issues, corporate policy and governance.

      EQ Type - Authentic Experiencer
    • Sharon Scott

      Financial Services & Operations
      Sharon Scott
      250-740-1223 / 250-245-7158
      Contact for bill payments, invoice inquiries, credit card payments, or to discuss terms of repayment on your account.

      EQ Type - Gentle Explorer
    • Lana Cheong

      Corporate Services
      Lana Cheong
      250-740-1213 / 250-802-0929
      Contact for inquiries related to the Board of Directors (how to get involved, elections, nominations, etc.), office policies/procedures, and industry development workshops.

      EQ Type - Authentic Experiencer
    • Lauren Semple

      Corporate Communications Specialist
      Lauren Semple
      250-740-1212 / 778-269-0831
      Contact for all non-travel trade media inquiries, newsletter submissions, communications support, storytelling, and assistance amplifying your success! Lauren is also the key contact for emergency preparedness and crisis communications.
  • Industry & Community Services

    • Calum Matthews

      Director, Destination Development
      Calum Matthews
      250-740-1224 / 250-619-2569
      Contact for information related to destination development and cooperative marketing programs, outreach programs, regional research inquiries, value of tourism presentations and special industry projects.

      EQ Type - Authentic Experiencer
    • Jolleen Dick

      Indigenous Tourism Specialist
      Jolleen Dick
      250-740-1214 / 250-731-9876
      Contact for responsive and respectful tourism and destination development support for Indigenous Nations, organizations, operators, and entrepreneurs; engagement, training, and information on Indigenous Tourism, connecting communities and fostering collaboration between Indigenous and non-Indigenous stakeholders.
  • Marketing Department

    • Darsey Batchelor

      Travel Trade & Media Manager
      Darsey Batchelor
      250-740-1217 / 250-816-5450
      Contact for connecting with media and travel trade, itinerary suggestions, and familiarization or press trip assistance for Nanaimo and other Vancouver Island regions.

      EQ Type - Free Spirit
    • Hannah Grant

      Director, Digital Strategy
      Hannah Grant
      778-269-0656
      Contact for questions about social media and content for Tourism Nanaimo and Tourism Vancouver Island channels, as well as digital strategy support and opportunities.

      EQ Type - Authentic Experiencer
    • Karen Bannister

      Director, Destination Marketing
      Karen Bannister
      250-740-1222 / 250-616-3444
      Contact Karen for questions about marketing programs and strategy on Vancouver Island.

      EQ Type - Rejuvenator
    • Dana Wacker

      Digital Strategist
      Dana Wacker
      250-740-1219 / 250-709-7301
      Contact Dana to discuss content marketing opportunities and to learn more about our current program offerings.
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