Anthony Everett, ICD.D was appointed to the position of President and CEO by the Tourism Vancouver
Island Board of Directors in January 2018.
Anthony has been involved in tourism in British Columbia for 30+ years starting his career at The
Butchart Gardens in visitor services and then establishing Butchart Gardens’ Media Relations
department. In 1999, he was recruited to Tourism Victoria to manage the Media Relations Department
until 2003 when he joined the team at Tartan Public Relations as Account Director. In 2006, Anthony
moved away from Vancouver Island to lead the Northern British Columbia Tourism Association until
From 2011 to 2017, Everett Chaired the Board of Directors for the 2015 Prince George Canada Winter
Games Host Society, which hosted the 2015 Canada Winter Games. Well versed as a director with
various organizational boards, he has gained invaluable experience from his involvement with the
Myeloma Canada Board of Directors (June 2016 – present), the Canada Games Council Board (fall 2016 –
present), go2HR (2012 – 2016), and as a Co-Chair of the 2015 Canada Winter Games Ambassador
Program (2012 – 2015).
Anthony graduated from the ICD-Rotman, Directors Education Program in May 2017 and achieved his
Institute of Corporate Directors, ICD.D in June 2017.
Anthony has earned significant achievements through his career including the Canadian Sport Tourism
Alliance (CSTA) Prestige Award 2016, the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, and the 2015
Prince George Citizen of the Year.