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headingMelanie Tighe-Lovsin - Marketing Manager
Melanie
Melanie has over 15 years experience in writing and editing briefs and articles on tourism, varied industrial sectors and education. In addition, she has experience in strategic planning, marketing, policy development, and Board governance.

Melanie's captivating style, enthusiasm, and committed goal-focused ethics are reflected in her work and in notable tourism publications such as the North Okanagan Map Book, The Official Vernon Visitors' Guide and The Official Osoyoos Visitors' Guide. She is a dynamic communicator with marketing and management skills.

Previous professional experience includes: private consulting; Policy and Planning Analyst with Industry Canada in Vancouver, Victoria and Ottawa; Development Analyst with the Secretary of State in Vancouver; President, Canadian Parents for French BC & Yukon; and President, Canadian Institute of International Affairs BC.

A graduate of Dalhousie University, Melanie has a Masters in Political Science with a focus on International Business, and an undergraduate degree from the University of Ottawa, where she studied Arts and Science in both English and French.

Melanie enjoys living in Vernon with her husband Bob and three children. She is active in her children's education and extra curricular activities. She enjoys training for half marathons, skiing and reading.