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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

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
      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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