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Staff Listing

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Leadership

Chantal Sturk-Nadeau
Senior Vice President of Tourism
1 204 954 1987

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Chantal Sturk-Nadeau

Chantal manages the integration of the tourism activities of Tourism Winnipeg to effectively and efficiently build the economic potential of tourism in Winnipeg.

Karen Goossen
Director, Market Development
1 204 230 8728

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Karen Goossen

Karen assists in leading the development and implementation of tourism activities in all markets.

Marketing & Communications

Cody Chomiak
Director of Marketing
1 204 954 1960

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Cody Chomiak

Cody is responsible for marketing as it relates to Tourism Winnipeg. He executes strategic marketing plans to increase visitation to Winnipeg in all markets.

Gillian Chester
Manager, Communications & Media Relations
1 204 954 1977

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Gillian Chester

Gillian is responsible for both writing and editing corporate communications, handling media requests, developing story ideas, and the travel media program.

Kelly Krebs
Marketing Coordinator
1 204 954 1995

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Kelly Krebs

Kelly is responsible for managing the content of the Tourism Winnipeg publications and website, approving all partner entries in Simpleview, compiling earned media, responding to image requests and managing the internal image gallery and photo contest.

Emily Wood
Manager, Communications and Digital Marketing
1 204 954 1993

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Emily Wood

Emily is responsible for development and execution of online marketing strategies and manages social media programs and creative writing. She also supports corporate communications and travel media.

Sales & Service

Dario Di Nella
Business Development Manager
1 204 954 1984

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Dario Di Nella

Dario is responsible for selling and promoting Winnipeg as the destination of choice for meetings and conventions. His main focus is attracting tourism business through local leaders with the Bring it Home initiative and from specialty convention markets, such as federations and societies.

Maria Cefali
Sales Manager, Meetings & Conventions
1 204 954 1981

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Maria Cefali

Maria is responsible for selling and promoting Winnipeg as the destination of choice for meetings and conventions. Her main focus is attracting association and corporate travel business to Winnipeg.

Natalie Thiesen
Sales Manager, Travel Trade
1 204 954 1978

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Natalie Thiesen

Natalie is responsible for selling and promoting Winnipeg as the destination of choice for the travel trade market.

Evan Andrew
Sales Manager, Sports & Special Events
1 204 954 1990

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Evan Andrew

Evan is responsible for attracting sports and special events to Winnipeg. Evan works with stakeholders in the sport and special event realm at Sport Manitoba, our facility partners, the City and Provincial sport and event departments as well as our tourism industry partners.

Sharon Kubrakovich
Client Services Manager
1 204 954 1989

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Sharon Kubrakovich

Sharon assists meeting, convention, sport and special event planners and organizers in hosting their event in Winnipeg.

Angela Trunzo
Sales & Research Coordinator
1 204 954 1983

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Angela Trunzo

Angela is the assistant and coordinator for the Sales Managers and handles the RFP and bid requests. She is also responsible for tourism research and economic impact studies.

Laura Saj
Partnership Coordinator
1 204 954 1994

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Laura Saj

Laura is responsible for the Team Winnipeg and Winnipeg Tour Connection partnerships and initiatives. She provides project-specific support to the meetings and conventions and travel trade team.

Visitor Services

Samantha Bason
Visitor Experience Manager
1 204 954 1985

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Samantha Bason

Samantha is responsible for visitor services and travel information outreach programs.

Nancy Evans
Visitor Experience Coordinator
1 204 954 1996

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Nancy Evans

Nancy is responsible in the delivery of front line visitor counseling and inventory management.