Industry Advisory Council

The BCHF Industry Advisory Council will support awareness and revenue generation activities throughout British Columbia. The group will consist of no more than 31 individuals from a wide range of hospitality-related industry sectors.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Participate in an orientation to the BCHF
  • Lend their name and credibility to the BCHF, and act as an ambassador on an ongoing basis
  • Provide advice on strategy for both awareness and revenue generation initiatives
  • Champion initiatives within their industry sector


  • Pay an annual BCHF membership fee
  • Attend two meetings per year. Meetings are approximately 2 hours in length

For more information contact:

Dana Harris
Executive Director
Phone: 604-986-3262


BC level tourism – Lucas Pavan – Tourism Vancouver
Beneficiary – Darcy Murdoch
Beverage Industry Logistics – Vacant
Brewery – Ken Beattie – BC Craft Brewers Guild
Brewery – VACANT
Catering/Events – Debra Lykkemark – Culinary Capers
Coffee –  Lisa Hess – Nespresso
Education –  Jarrett Bachman – Fairleigh Dickinson University
Education – VACANT
Food Supplier – Michael Audet – Sysco
Food Supplier – Justine Harrison – Silver Chef
Friend of Foundation –  Alan Sacks
Hotel – Vacant
Hotel – Margot Baloro – The Listel Hotel
Industry Association – Lesley Brown CAPS – The Bacchus Group
Industry Association – Trevor Kallies – Canadian Professional Bartenders Association
Marketing – Conner Galway – Junction Consulting
Marketing – Trish Morelli – Kamloops Wineries Association
Marketing – Alana Dickson – Aurillia
Marketing – Leeann Froese – Town Hall Brands
Media – Kurtis Kolt –
Media – Tim Pawsey – Hired Belly
Restaurant (Chain) – Bruce Fox – Browns Restaurant Group
Restaurant (Chain) –  Cathy Tostenson – White Spot
Restaurant (Chain) –  Maik Uhlmann – Cactus Club Cafe
Restaurant (Independent) – Jenna Briscoe – Cafe Medina
Restaurant (Independent)  – Lisa Haley – Viaggio Hospitality Group
Wine Importer –  Richard Dittmar – Trialto Wine Group
Wine Importer – Ted Lattimer – IVSA
Winery Domestic – VACANT
Winery Domestic – Leslie D’Andrea – Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery
Events – Harry Hertscheg – Vancouver International Wine Festival