Amy Thacker

Amy Thacker

CEO,Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism

Amy Thacker, Chief Executive Officer of Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism, has a strong passion for rural tourism and economic development. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with majors in Project Management and Operations Management. Amy wrote and successfully implemented the first GeoTourism program in British Columbia encompassing parts of the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast, Vancouver, Coast & Mountains and Thompson Okanagan.

Since joining the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism Association, she has led destination management, including award-winning programs such as the Gold Rush Trail, Great Bear Rainforest and Cariboo Reputation Recovery collaboratives. A founding member of the BC Tourism Emergency Management Committee, Amy looks forward to continued improvement in tourism emergency management and believes the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast region holds unlimited opportunities for excellence.

Session
Thursday, March 5, 11:15 am – 12:15 pm – Concurrent Session A-2 – State of Emergency – Road to Recovery