David Lynn - President & CEO

David Lynn joined CWSAA on April 4, 2011, after a 22-year career in the food & beverage industry.  Mr. Lynn has been President & CEO of CWSAA and a member of the CWSAA Board since 2011, and was appointed to the Board of the Canadian Ski Council (CSC) in 2013.    Mr. Lynn previously worked at  Molson, Dairyland, Saputo and Sun-Rype in a broad range of functional areas, including general management, marketing, IT and finance.  He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing, Honours) and MBA (Finance) from the University of British Columbia.   David has been an avid skier for over 30 years, and is also a distance runner, having completed 21 full marathons.  David works at the CWSAA Office in Kelowna and can be reached at 778-484-5535.   Additional information on Mr. Lynn is available at:  www.linkedin.com/pub/david-lynn/12/484/4a6

Dawn Sleiman - Executive Assistant

Dawn Sleiman joined CWSAA on November 1, 2011.   Ms. Sleiman previously worked in the Food & Beverage department at Whistler-Blackcomb between 1991 and 2007, most recently as Catering Sales Manager.    Dawn enjoys a variety of outdoor sports, including running and skiing.    Dawn works at the CWSAA Office in Kelowna and can be reached at 778-484-5535.

Cathy Graham - Accountant

Cathy Graham (CA) joined CWSAA on April 2, 2013 after working for the association under contract for four months.   Ms. Graham has a broad range of finance and accounting experience working on both an internal and external (audit) basis.  Cathy has worked for a number of well known firms, including Canadian National Railway, Coopers Lybrand, Ernst & Young, Deloitte & Touche, Visa International, Resources Global Professionals and BDO Canada.     Cathy holds a Bachelor of Administration Degree from Lakehead University and has achieved a number of accounting and management designations, including  Chartered Accountant (CA), Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).   Cathy works at the CWSAA Office and can be reached at 778-484-5535.

Kim Tindal - Marketing Coordinator (Contract)

Kim was hired by CWSAA on July 11, 2012 to work on the 2012-13 Experiences BC Destination Ski Marketing Campaign, and was subsequently re-engaged for the 2013-14 campaign.    Kim worked in the Whistler-Blackcomb marketing department from 2005 to 2010 prior to establishing her own consulting business in 2011.  Previously, Kim worked as the Marketing & Communications Coordinator for the W1 World Ski & Snowboard Festival.    Kim holds a Bachelor of Applied Communications (Public Relations) from Mount Royal University and a Bachelor of Arts (Recreation Administration) from the University of Alberta.   Kim works from her home in Whistler and can be reached via e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or phone: 604-935-9551.

Blain Ford - Marketing Coordinator (Contract)

Blain Ford began as a seasonal contractor for the ASIMC Go Ski Alberta Marketing Campaign in December of 2009. He has traveled to 28 ski areas in Alberta, providing marketing guidance to each resort and gathering information and content for past initiatives. Go Ski Alberta has continued to grow into a large scale campaign with a fully developed website and respectable social media following. Blain holds a Bachelor of Business & Entrepreneurship (Sport & Recreation) from Mount Royal University in Calgary and has been an avid skier/snowboarder for over 10 years. He currently works out of his home in Calgary and can be reached at 403-200-6762 or via email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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