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Staff Directory

Led by the CEO, ITAC staff are responsible for the day to day operations of the organization including activities and plans as approved by the Board of Directors.

Executive Management

Brady Smith
Chief Strategy Officer

Brady Smith was recently the Executive Director of the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre.

Cecilia Point
Director of Finance

Cecilia contributes to the overall success of the Association by effectively managing all financial tasks.

Joe Hidayat, CPA, CMA

Joe Hidayat, CPA, CMA moved to Canada from Indonesia seventeen years ago. He studied law before becoming an…

Keith Henry, B. ED, LL.D.
President & CEO

Mr. Henry has become an international Indigenous cultural tourism leader receiving recognition as the former CEO for Indigenous Tourism Association of British Columbia.

Sébastien Desnoyers-Picard
Vice President of Operations

Sebastien has spent his career developing strong relationships with industry leaders across the globe.

Suzanne Reeves
Director of Marketing

Suzanne supports ITAC in the implementation of content marketing programs and partnerships. From promoting…

Tara Saunders
Director of Development

Tara Saunders works as the Tourism Development Officer for the Qalipu First Nation which, with almost 23,000,…

Teresa Ryder
Director of Partnerships

Teresa is responsible for overseeing the development and stability of Indigenous tourism associations across Canada.

Team Members

Angela Ryder
Project Manager
Genevieve Huneault, MA
Development Manager
Manpreet Kaur
Melanie Bingham
Industry Engagement Manager
Ryan Rogers
Communications Manager
Sherry Daniels
Executive Assistant
Tamara Littlelight
Sales and Travel Trade Manager
Tracey Pascal
Saskatchewan Coordinator
Yvette Rasmussen
Program Manager Toronto Metro University
Zane Buchanan
Creative Content Manager


Malcolm MacPherson
Legal Advisor


Beattie Tartan
Communications Support