Lauren Semple
Communications Specialist at Tourism Vancouver Island

Lauren Semple

Lauren joined Tourism Vancouver Island in April 2019 and has taken on the new role of Corporate Communications Specialist. Responsible for industry-facing communications and branding, stakeholder relations, corporate media relations and more, Lauren brings a wealth of experience from prior work in the public service and not-for-profit sectors. Driven by community contribution and volunteering, Lauren is deeply engaged within the LGBTQ2++ community on the Island and facilitates Safer Spaces & Inclusivity training and policy development for businesses and organizations; organizes accessible recreation opportunities for the trans and gender-diverse community; and has given thousands of hours to founding, organizing, fundraising, and serving through Pride Societies.