CEO, ʔaq̓am Community Enterprises
Christopher McCurry has 20 years of experience in multiple management, sales and marketing and public relations roles in the resort and tourism industry. He brings a diploma in resort management and 4+ years of post secondary and training in business, education and economic development.
He is passionate about the mountain lifestyle and has a deep love for Kootenay region. He is married and busy raising two young children in the community of Kimberley, BC.
Sandra Van Steijn
Sandra Van Steijn brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from the Casino, Recreation and Hospitality Industries as well as from several successful entrepreneurial ventures.
Originally from The Netherlands, Mrs Van Steijn has worked in a variety of cities across in Canada and the United States providing consulting services and running her own businesses. She is currently the General Manager at the St. Eugene Golf Resort Casino.
Graduated from Nicola Valley Institute of Technology - Integrated Resource Management Program, Energy Tipi Pole Holder since 2011, worked in Resource Management, MInistry of Forests - Fire Protection, Silviculture, Archeaology Field Technician, Environmental Monitoring and Enforcement, Hydro Impact Technician, served as ʔaq̓am Councillor - Ktunaxa Nation Executive Council 2012 - 2016, ʔaq̓am Community Enterprises - Board of Directors