Meet the passionate group leading Travel Alberta
Chief Executive Officer
As CEO of Travel Alberta, David leads a dedicated team responsible for promoting Alberta as a desirable place to travel, work, live, play, invest and learn—capitalizing on the province’s breathtaking landscapes and world-class hospitality to develop unique experiences for Albertans and visitors to enjoy year-round.
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial & Operations Officer
In her role as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial and Operations Officer, Kara Claypool is our senior executive tasked with overseeing the day-to-day administrative and operational functions at Travel Alberta. Kara drives business excellence within her leadership portfolio that encompasses finance, risk management, governance, people and culture and information technology.
Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
As Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, Tannis Gaffney leads a team responsible for promoting Alberta as a premier destination and driving revenue to Alberta businesses from regional, domestic and international visitors.
Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer
Jon brings a unique blend of public and private leadership experience in the tourism and hospitality industry to his role as Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer for Travel Alberta, where he is responsible for driving destination and tourism product development.
Vice President, Strategy, Research and Communications
Danielle Vlemmiks leads a team responsible for business strategy development, planning and reporting, corporate communications and research and insights.
Vice President, Economic Development
As the Vice President, Economic Development, Terry Goertzen leads Travel Alberta in economic and destination development and Indigenous relations.
Kyla Stott-Jess is Travel Alberta’s Corporate Counsel. In her role, Kyla provides guidance to the corporation on a number of matters including governance, risk management, contract management and privacy.