Tourism Kamloops announces new Board of Directors led by Trish Morelli as Chair.

For Immediate Release 

Kamloops, British Columbia, December 15, 2022
 – Tourism Kamloops has announced a new Board of Directors tasked with leading the organization into 2023. The newly elected Board will be led by Chair Trish Morelli, Executive Director of the Kamloops Wineries Association. The Tourism Kamloops Board of Directors volunteer their time and are selected to contribute their extensive industry knowledge and experiences ensuring organizational accountability, and performance.

2023 Board of Directors

“The knowledge and experience of our Board of Directors is a vital contributor to the success of our organization and towards furthering Kamloops as a tourism destination,” says Monica Dickinson, CEO, Tourism Kamloops. “As tourism in Kamloops continues to redefine itself in a post-pandemic world, having the steadfast support and leadership of this accomplished group of industry leaders will ensure a stronger and more collaborative future for our organization, and all of our stakeholders moving forward.”

The newly appointed Tourism Kamloops Board of Directors Includes: 
•    Chair, Trish Morelli, Kamloops Wineries Association
•    Vice Chair, Steve Earl, Prestige Kamloops
•    Treasurer, Gary Yu, Holiday Inn & Suites 
•    Secretary, Angela Tasker, Coast Kamloops Hotel & Conference Centre & Chair, Kamloops Accommodation Association
•    Percy Amaria, Columbia Diner 
•    Jim Gudjonson, British Columbia Lottery Corporation
•    Sheila Minten, Vista Inn
•    Pav Moore, Thompson Hotel 
•    James MacDonald, Western Canada Theater 
•    Rob Mensinger, Rocky Mountaineer 
•    Mike O’Reilly, City of Kamloops 
•    Sarah Candido, City Liaison
•    Joshua Gottfriedson, Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc

“I am thrilled to be taking on a leadership role amongst this group of passionate industry leaders,” said Trish Morelli, Chair, Tourism Kamloops Board of Directors. “As a Board we are aligned in our belief that Kamloops must continue to grow as a tourism destination supporting our community and our local economy. I am looking forward to continuing to advance the strategic objectives of the organization alongside Monica and the talented team at Tourism Kamloops.” 

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About Tourism Kamloops
Tourism Kamloops leads strategic destination marketing, partners, and collaborates with stakeholders, and supports development to promote Kamloops as a distinct and desirable tourism destination. Their goal is to increase tourism revenues through the delivery of innovative, results-based marketing strategies.
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Media Contact: 
Christina Pilarski, Tourism Kamloops Board of Directors Liaison 
CIPR Communications
P: 403-836-8249