Meet Our Dynamic Board of Directors

Our distinguished Board of Directors at Tourism Burnaby brings together a wealth of experience from various sectors within the tourism and hospitality industry. Committed to steering our strategic direction, they play a pivotal role in shaping policies, devising innovative programs, and ensuring effective management and performance.

Get to know the individuals behind the vision as they lead us towards a vibrant and prosperous future for tourism in Burnaby.

Chris Browne (Board Chair)

Accents Inn Burnaby

Doug Spindler (Treasurer)

Director – Treasury Services, City of Burnaby

Lara Johnson (Secretary)

VP – Marketing & Communications at BCIT

Paul Gallop (Past Chair)

 General Manager, Element Vancouver Metrotown 

Councillor James Wang

City of Burnaby

Nelia Santos

Retail Manager at Shape Properties (The Amazing Brentwood)

Ellen Barbour

GM of Earl’s Restaurants

Larry Hayes

Burnaby Minor Hockey

Lara Graham

Burnaby Board of Trade Representative & Regional Publisher, Burnaby Now

Scott de Savoye

General Manager of Hilton Vancouver Metrotown