Executive Director

Cheryl Hendrickson

Cheryl came on as the new Museum director in December 2020, bringing with her over 25 years of experience developing, managing and implementing  strategies and programs for tourist attractions and destination retail. She has management experience with non-profits like the Vancouver Folk Music Festival, the Vancouver International Children’s Festival, and Abreast In A Boat Regatta. With Cheryl's energy and focus, the Museum is looking forward to strong growth through 2022 and beyond.

P: 604.896.2233 Ext 223

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Site Manager

Deron Johnston

Deron has an extensive history working in non-profit organizations and facilities management, and is responsible for overseeing the maintenance and operations of a very unique and large site including historic buildings and equipment. Deron also oversees the Museum’s safety program, and manages logistics for the many films which are shot at our distinctive heritage site.

P: 604.896.2233 Ext 225

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Sales and Marketing

Tamsyn Jenkins

Tamsyn oversees the Sales and Marketing Team.

Originally from the UK, Tamsyn has a background in tourism and non-profit management, previously working for Club Med, The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler as well as non-profit organizations, including the Vancouver Adaptive Snow Sports, The Canadian Cancer Society and the Squamish Hospital Foundation.

P: 604.896.2233 Ext 228

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Yvonne Chiang 

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Manager of Interpretive Delivery

Derek A. Jang

Derek is a certified interpretive trainer who has developed and delivered programs for museums, parks, and aquariums. In addition to leading a passionate team of historic interpreters, he coordinates the Museum Ambassador volunteer program which debuted in 2021. Derek strives to create memorable and impactful experiences for all guests.

P: 604.896.2233 Ext 266

Curator - Collections and Engagement

Laura Minta Holland

Laura brings to Britannia Mine Museum 12+ years of experience in Arts Administration and Engagement roles in non-profit galleries and museums, both in Canada and the UK. Laura is a hands-on leader, able to successfully manage projects to ensure the Museum is able to maintain, share and develop our unique collection and site and to engage our diverse range of local and International visitors.

P: 604.896.2233 Ext ???

Guest Services & Retail Manager

Elena Whitman

Elena has extensive sales and customer service experience from both corporate and non-profit worlds. She strongly believes that first impression matters and leads her Front line team aiming to provide exceptional service to museum visitors. Being a former Squamish Arts Council Vice Chair Elena spearheads several art projects in the Museum, opening doors to local artists working with copper.

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