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Our Team

The LCEN team consists of professional staff members dedicated to unique roles that come together to create a holistic approach to achieve our main goal - to increase visitation and visitor expenditure in eastern Newfoundland and Labrador.

Chris Sheppard

Executive Director

+1 (709) 427 8387

Our Executive Director, Chris Sheppard, is a familiar face within the Newfoundland and Labrador tourism industry and has more than 25 years of experience under his belt. Along with the many duties associated with leading the team and the DMO, Chris oversees product development in the region and works very closely with his colleagues at the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, and Recreation and other industry partners on municipal, regional, provincial, and federal levels.

Alicia O'Leary

Manager of Market Readiness

+1 (709) 699 0602

Andrew Hiscock

Manager of Leisure Travel and Media Relations

+1 (709) 725 1687

Andrew, as Manager of Leisure Travel and Media Relations, works on our programs designed to allow your business to take advantage of the province’s award-winning marketing campaign. By working directly with potential visitors at consumer travel shows, interfacing with travel trade professionals, and hosting accredited travel media producers, Legendary Coasts members are well represented in the province’s efforts in our key markets. Andrew works closely with NL Tourism, the other four DMOs, and many other partners to ensure that our approach is cohesive, cooperative, efficient, and effective.

Sonya Chatman

Accounting and Administrative Assistant

Danielle Ambs

Manager of Saint-Pierre & Miquelon Tourism Partnership

+1 (709) 699 0205

Danielle manages our official partnership with Tourism Saint-Pierre et Miquelon and is always happy to chat about ways in which we can work together with our French neighbours to the south. Danielle attends travel and trade shows, works on joint marketing efforts between Saint-Pierre et Miquelon and Newfoundland and Labrador, acts as a Saint-Pierre et Miquelon ambassador in Newfoundland and Labrador and across the country, and helps operators and tourism industry stakeholders from both regions connect to create new and exciting projects and products that enhance our combined tourism offering. Her efforts are all about ensuring that we work together and draw on our shared histories and unique cultures to entice visitors to travel to our region and to stay there longer. If you’re interested in learning more about the partnership and how you can get involved, please give Danielle a shout; she’d be happy to hear from you.

We are here to help! Please contact us with any questions you may have.

22 Vardy's Avenue

Clarenville, NL A5A 2A8


T: (709) 466-7992

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