Introducing Deanne Steven
What will you be doing in your new position?
I will be teaching Economics to the Resort and Hotel management students in Nelson.
Tell us about your family.
I have a South African surfer husband and three little kidlets Tayne (8), Amie (7) and Kiri (5)
What were you doing, career wise, before you accepted this position?
Executive Director of Tourism Rossland - which I will continue.
What is your educational background?
I have a BA from McGill in Political Science and Economics and an MBA from University of Westminster in the UK, and have almost finished the Provincial Instructor Diploma.
What is your favourite thing to do outside of work?
Ski and ride my bike.
Any interesting accomplishments that you would like us to know about?
I managed to harass Rick Mercer enough to bring him to the Winter Carnival in Rossland 2 years ago.
Which community events or organizations are you involved in?
The Rossland Winter Carnival is one of them, which is great but I work so hard on the weekend that I never get to enjoy it!!!
Is there anything else you would like to add?
Economics is fun and I can’t wait for this winter.
First published on October 23, 2011