We believe in mining the entertainment value in every educational experience. It's just one way our talented professional management team and staff come together to create a world-class learning destination. Here are just a few of the many people behind the scenes at the Britannia Mine Museum:
With over 25 years experience as a Museum curator, educator and administrator, Kirstin combines her love of history with the arts to promote the Museum as a vibrant and relevant landmark in the community. She provides operational oversight and is responsible for the implementation of long term strategic plans relating to the Museum programs and services.
Curator of Education & Collections
With a background in geology, Diane spent 12 years working for the National Museums of Scotland, before moving to BC to take up this position in 2007. Diane is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of school and education programs including exhibits. She also oversees research initiatives and the Collections management of geology specimens, archives and mining artifacts.
A former teacher originally from Alberta, Deron has an extensive history working in non-profit organizations. He comes to the Museum to continue his career in facilities management and looks forward to ensuring the site is safe and clean for guests and visitors from all over the world.
Katherine has been the recipient of marketing awards both locally and internationally during her 20-year career in marketing and communications. Along with her team, she brings the commitment and vision required to build awareness and consistent messaging. Along with directing the marketing strategy, Katherine works with the publicist, Yvonne Chiang to promote the Museum's profile both locally and nationally.
Sales and Development Manager
Tamsyn oversees the Sales department, focusing on group and trade visitors as well as memberships and museum development. Originally from the UK, Tamsyn has a background in tourism and non-profit management, previously working for Club Med, Whistler and many other non-profit organizations, including the Canadian Cancer Society.
Maggie joined the Museum in 2005 as the Accounting Manager with 8 years of experience in the financial field. She is responsible for account payables and receivables, human resource management and assisting with the implementation of strategic business plans.
Kevin David Meisner
Education Experience Designer
When not out climbing mountains and running marathons, Kevin considers himself an Imagineer for the Museum. His interest is the future of museums and their roles in our lives. While at the Museum, his focus is on conceptualizing, designing, and evaluating the experiences of our guests.
Travel and Trade Relations
Megan is a Hospitality and Tourism graduate with over 15 years of customer service experience. Originally from Ontario, she has spent most of her career working within the Squamish and Whistler hotel industry. Megan is passionate about client relationship management, sales development and supporting local community. Megan manages the Museum's Travel and Trade accounts and represents the Museum at industry events and conferences.