Board of Directors

Glenn Dobie (Chair)

Glenn is proud to be a board member with Cranbrook Tourism which inspires visitors and locals alike with amazing information and opportunities to enjoy all that is available from The Basecamp For Adventure in the beautiful East Kootenays. Glenn is an avid skier, cyclist, golfer and paddler who loves living in Cranbrook.

Heidi Romich (Vice-Chair)

Crystal Scott (Treasurer)

Aleith Harvey

Deborah Carty

As Vice President, External Relations for College of the Rockies, Deb oversees Communications and Marketing, International Education, Alumni and Donor Relations, regional campuses and continuing education as well as community and stakeholder relations. She also has an avid interest in tourism and event marketing and has spent a number of years working in these areas throughout Canada prior to her arrival at the College in 2019. 

Garry Anderson

Garry proudly lists his achievements below:

  • Graduated Mt. Baker Secondary School 1964
  • B.A. Pre-Architecture UBC -1968
  • B Architecture UBC 1972 - with his thesis done on the downtown of Cranbrook.
  • Commissioned by City to do Heritage Report (1975)
  • Executive Director of the Cranbrook Archives, Museum and Landmark Foundation (1976-2013)
  • Cranbrook & Railway Historical Archives and (Historic) Landmarks Preservation programs started 1976
  • Railway Museum started 1977 
  • Cranbrook Citizen of the Year (1994)
  • BC Heritage Award (2001)
  • Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal (2002) and Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012)
  • Order of Canada (2007)
  • Canadian Museum Assoc. Award of Merit (2012)    

Janice Alpine

Janice Alpine is a Ktunaxa citizen from the Kootenay region and beyond.  She currently works as a Business Development Officer, Tourism Engagement with the Ktunaxa Nation Council since 2011. 

Lynn McCreadie

Ron Popoff

Ron Popoff is a 3rd term Cranbrook City Councillor and appointed to the Cranbrook Tourism Board as the City Liaison. Ron and family continue to enjoy the abundance of tourism opportunities in and around Cranbrook.

Tristen Chernove