Staff Directory
Destination and Workforce Development

The Saskatchewan Tourism Education Council is responsible for tourism education and training to address the challenges of a competitive labour market.

Destination and Workforce Development Division

The division assists destination areas, communities and operators in developing and co-ordinating tourism assets to enrich the quality of experiences, as well as supporting tourism planning and development activities to grow tourism in Saskatchewan.

Tracy Breher Vice-President, Destination and Workforce Development 306-933-5905
Mark England Executive Director, Industry Development 306-933-5918

Departments within the Destination and Workforce Development division include:

Industry Development

The Industry Development department is responsible for the initiation and support of tourism planning and development activities that expand tourism in the province. This work is undertaken in collaboration with tourism businesses, attractions and all levels of government, with the objectives of increasing visitor expenditures and developing the province as a more competitive, marketable and investment-ready destination.

Mark England Executive Director, Industry Development 306-933-5918
Denise Stroeder* Industry Development Consultant 306-787-2825
Darcy Acton Industry Development Consultant 306-933-7493
Corrina Kapeller Regional Tourism Development Consultant 306-812-8882
Bob Kadis Industry Development Consultant 306-933-5903
*Regina office.
All other Industry Development staff are located in the Saskatoon office


Workforce Development

The Workforce Development department is responsible for the co-ordination of human resources development initiatives and the provision of education and training to support Saskatchewan's tourism sector. Its mandate addresses human resource management, employee recruitment and retention, post-secondary and technical training, awareness of tourism as a viable career choice and the development of a professional and more representative tourism workforce.

Denise Hauta Director, Workforce Development 306-933-7172
Darrell Noakes Communications and Marketing Specialist 306-933-5916
Abigail Tumanon Administrative Assistant 306-933-5908
Lendee Wiebe Resource and Exam Centre Coordinator 306-933-5910
Lynne Kennedy Workforce Development Consultant 306-933-7187
Candy Fiddler Administrative Assistant 306-933-5900
Danielle Potter Project Coordinator 306-533-5928


All STEC staff are located at Saskatoon office.

To learn more about Tourism Saskatchewan's organizational structure, visit the directory main page or the following divisions: