Our Team

The AdvantageHOPE Team

Executive Director

Shannon Jones | shannon@hopebc.ca

Economic Development Officer


Visitor Centre Manager & Museum Curator 

Sarah Brown – Sarah is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Hope Visitor Centre and Museum Complex. If it happens in the building, there is a good chance she either did it or delegated it.


Tourism Promotion

Connect Media is based out of Hope, BC, and was established in 2013 by CEO, Riley Forman. With a passion for the tourism industry, Connect Media operates exclusively within this market, specializing in content marketing, creation, and distribution, as well as project management and digital marketing strategies. Having many clients located within the Fraser Valley and Fraser Canyon, Connect Media has become the largest marketing agency serving the tourism industry in these regions, and among the largest in the province.


Visitor Information Counsellor

Brian McKinney – Our rock star of the Visitor Centre ensures everyone gets the red-carpet treatment.


Volunteer Board of Directors:

Tina Piszar – Board Chair

Technical Planner/Scheduler ll Enbridge Inc.

Gina Bennett – Secretary

Retired Teacher/Program Developer, College of the Rockies (M.Ed Adult Education)

Monica Florence

Economic Development, Chawathil First Nation

Rod Peters

School District 78 Aboriginal Ed Coordinator

Mark Glentworth

Specialized Employment Counsellor at Agassiz-Harrison Community Services

Lynne Marvell

School District 78 Grade 8, 10 and 12 Student Counselor

Scott Medlock

District of Hope Liaison

Dusty Smith

District of Hope Liaison

Margaret Stubson

Yale Historic Site

Contact AdvantageHOPE
Stop by the Hope Visitor Centre to learn more about our services.
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