Voice of the BC Tourism Industry



Walt Judas


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Walt Judas has been involved in the tourism industry for some 25 years, having worked at BC Pavco, Port Metro Vancouver and Tourism Vancouver prior to joining TIABC in May, 2015.

As CEO, Walt’s responsibilities include leading multiple advocacy files, building relationships with members and industry stakeholders, communicating the value of BC’s visitor economy to various audiences, and setting the strategic course for TIABC.

Prior to joining the organization, he spent 15+ years at Tourism Vancouver as vice president of Marketing Communications, Membership and Sport.

Over the years, Walt has held dozens of board and committee positions. At present, he is on tourism program advisory committees for both Capilano University and Vancouver Community College. He also serves on the City of Vancouver’s Sport Hosting Grant Committee.

Having visited some 40 countries, Walt loves to travel and is especially enjoying visiting communities around British Columbia to meet with members and constituents. In his spare time, he plays hockey, runs to stay fit, and enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Email: wjudas@tiabc.ca
Phone: 778-953-0620

Deborah Kulchiski

Manager, Special Projects

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Deborah has been contracting services to TIABC since January 2021 as Manager, Special Projects.  She has dedicated over 30 years to the tourism and hospitality industry in BC including destination marketing and management, destination development, visitor servicing, hotel and airline industry management/marketing, business & strategic planning and governance.  She has served on numerous Boards and Committees that included TIABC and BCDMOA; providing guidance and expertise to organizations, businesses and communities in creating a sustainable and vibrant tourism industry.

Email: deborah@tiabc.ca

Fiona Wray


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Fiona started working part-time with TIABC in 2010. She assists TIABC, and other tourism organizations, with important finance and accounting requirements. During membership renewal time Fiona is always willing to assist.

Email: fwray@tiabc.ca
Phone: 604-685-5956


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