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staff members


President and CEO
Todd Brandt
tbrandt@tourismsaskatoon.com
306.931.7574

My responsibilities cover many areas such as: implementation of the strategic plan set by the board of directors, resource development, team coordination, providing senior direction for research, marketing, and product development activities. I also manage Saskatoon's Destination Marketing Program, and am the corporate liaison with the Saskatoon Hotel's Association, the City of Saskatoon, Tourism Saskatchewan, the Tourism Industry Association of Canada and Destination Canada. I am the current chair of the Destination Marketing Association of Canada.
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Director of Industry Development and Sports Tourism

Randy Fernets
rfernets@tourismsaskatoon.com
306.931.7571

I assist new events, festivals and attractions with market intelligence and incubation funding to animate and enhance Saskatoon as a major destination for visitors. I liaise with local, provincial and federal governments to advocate on behalf of tourism operators and our DMO to show tourism's impact to the Saskatoon economy. Our Sports Tourism team works with local organizations to bring sporting events to Saskatoon that raise awareness of Saskatoon nationally and internationally and have economic impact.

 

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Finance and Personnel Officer
Angela Wallman
awallman@tourismsaskatoon.com
306.931.7570

I manage the financial and personnel programs for Tourism Saskatoon.

 

Angela Wallman 2015
   



Director of Leisure Marketing - 1-year Leave until July 2016

Amy Stewart-Nunn
astewart-nunn@tourismsaskatoon.com
306.931.7572

I am responsible for the marketing and promotion of Saskatoon as a leisure destination to independent and group travellers by coordinating all marketing campaigns, media buying, and visitor services initiatives. I also develop and manage Tourism Saskatoon's key publications, collateral materials, and website development.

 

Amy Stewart-Nunn
   
Director of Leisure Marketing
Trevor Broughton
tbroughton@tourismsaskatoon.com
306.931.7572

I am responsible for the marketing and promotion of Saskatoon as a leisure destination to independent and group travellers by coordinating all marketing campaigns, media buying, and visitor services initiatives. I also develop and manage Tourism Saskatoon's key publications, collateral materials, and website development.
Trevor Broughton
 

 

Director of National Conventions and Event Marketing
Candace Schierling
cschierling@tourismsaskatoon.com
306.931.7588

I am responsible for leading efforts to promote Saskatoon as a national convention and cultural event destination. This includes strategic planning, marketing, promotions, and sponsorship both locally and on a national level. I lead the National Strategic Advisory Committee, manage an External Advisory Committee of industry professionals, and am a member of the Saskatoon Women's Network.
Candace Shierling
   


Director of Media

Aviva Zack
azack@tourismsaskatoon.com
306.931.7585

I work with local, national, and international media to promote Saskatoon through earned media coverage on both traditional and social media channels.

 

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Director of International Sales and Tradeshow Development
Brad Peters
bpeters@tourismsaskatoon.com
306.931.7573

I am responsible for promoting and securing international convention business for Saskatoon, and to strengthen relationships within the local community. I also manage the development of marketing and collateral materials for the international department and continue to look for new ways to create homegrown conferences and tradeshows.
Brad Peters
   
National Convention Sales Associate
Tara Martin
tmartin@tourismsaskatoon.com
306.931.7580

I promote Saskatoon as a destination for national conventions and events, highlighting our world class hotels, facilities, attractions, festivals and more. Additionally, I provide convention services to all national conventions and events coming to Saskatoon as well as coordinate efforts surrounding in-market events and tradeshows.
Tara Martin
   
Convention and Event Sales Executive
Ashley Persson
apersson@tourismsaskatoon.com
306.931.7586

I am responsible for promoting Saskatoon as a national convention and event destination. I focus on efforts surrounding sales, generating new opportunities and sustaining the loyalty of our repeat clientele, and building strong local support for your conference in Saskatoon. There is constant collaboration with our Saskatoon partners as we work to make your time here an enjoyable success.
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Leisure Marketing Coordinator 
Tracey Thompson
tthompson@tourismsaskatoon.com
306.931.7578

I provide assistance to the Director of Leisure Marketing in all areas of our department's current marketing campaigns and initiatives. I also manage the content and maintenace of the Tourism Saskatoon website.

 

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Executive Administrator and Membership Coordinator
Paula Lichtenwald
plichtenwald@tourismsaskatoon.com
306.931.7584

Works in conjuntion with the CEO for all functions of the board of directors. I am responsible for maintaining and recruiting members, and I manage and market Tourism Saskatoon's Green Stem program to the greater Saskatoon area.

 

 Paula Lichtenwald
   
International Convention Sales Associate
Sandra Miller
smiller@tourismsaskatoon.com
306.931.7582

I assist in promoting Saskatoon world wide and strengthen relationships with the local community to show that Saskatoon is a great place to host international conventions. I support the local leaders, meeting planners, and conveners on everything from venues, to entertainment, to pre- and post tours. I am here to help!
 Sandra Miller
   
Media Specialist
Brett Theriault
btheriault@tourismsaskatoon.com
306.931.7587

As Media Specialist, my job is to create opportunities for travel media to write about Saskatoon, as well as to engage local media for the benefit of Tourism Saskatoon. I also operate our various social media channels, and generate PR collateral.

 

 Brett Theriault 2015
   
Sport and Event Sales Executive
Heather Bury
hbury@tourismsaskatoon.com
306.931.7583 

I work with local, provincial, and national sport organizations to identify and bid on sport events for Saskatoon.        

 

 Heather Bury
   
Visitor Services Coordinator
Debbie Aldous-Ibbitson
daldous@tourismsaskatoon.com
306.242.1206

I coordinate the visitor services area, the Summer Experience Team, the Tourism Saskatoon mascot "Sunny", and the distribution of printed promotional materials to information stands across the city.

 

 Debbie Aldous-Ibbitson

 

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