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our team 

Sunshine Valley Developments Ltd. has a diverse team that all bring a vast array of talents and experience, all working towards a vision of enjoyable, sustainable living for everyone to enjoy.

OUR sales team


President & Realtor

David Bull

With over 40 years of award winning Real Estate & Development experience, David fully immerses himself to the vision of building a more engaged community. David plans to enrich the development with quality design and amenities, while maintaining the charm and beauty of Sunshine Valley.


Client Relations & Tours Manager

Lee Addison

Lee has over 24 years of management experience in the Travel & Tourism industry and has been an integral part of the team since the launch of Phase 1. Lee is our lead Client Relations & Tours Manager and consistently demonstrates strong interpersonal and communicative skills.


Tour Guide

Ashley Kipping

Ashley has over 20 years experience in marketing, hospitality and sales. She’s lived in Pemberton, Whistler and Squamish, and has witnessed first-hand the magic of a small community. Ashley also owns a catering company and is a private holistic chef in her spare time. She loves using organic, local ingredients as often as possible. Chances are, if you’re coming up to take a tour of Sunshine Valley, you’ll be greeted by Ashley and some of her delicious, homemade offerings. 

You can email Ashley at or call at  (778) 712 2555 


Mortgage Specialist

Carol Johnson

Carol is a Senior Mortgage Specialist for Bayfield Mortgage Professionals Ltd. and has been in the industry for over 30 years,  helping clients meet their financial needs. Carol works with dozens of banks, credit unions and lenders to always find the right deal for her clients.


Assistant to the President & CEO

Ethan Yee

Ethan is currently heading into fourth year at the University of Guelph majoring in Real Estate & Housing with a minor in Project Management. Ethan has been apart of the team since the summer of 2022 working under David Bull.

Ethan can be reached via email at or by phone: (437) 996 8620


Client Relations & Tours Manager

Deena Stigas

Deena brings over 25 years of leadership, communications and marketing experience to the team. As a Client Relations & Tours Manager she is an effective communicator and driven to provide exceptional service in an optimistic, friendly and authentic way.


Operations Manager

Steve Smith

Steve is a long time resident of Sunshine Valley and a key figure within our community. As former Deputy Chief of SVVFD, Steve is our head of Security & emergency contact for SVDL. He supervises trades, monitors the Lake & waterways, roads & trails and our go-to guy for all things ATV related. 


Assistant to the President & CEO

Jake Nuernberger

Jake is a University of Guelph student in the Real Estate and Housing program. He joined the company for his first co-op work term and plays a crucial role in developing, selling, and managing our recreational-living community. Jake builds positive relationships with clients and partners, ensuring smooth collaboration and efficient property management. He is known for his friendly and approachable nature, making him a dependable contact for any inquiries.

Jake can be reached via email at or by phone: (647) 871-6010

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Client Relations & Marketing

Connor Mason

Connor graduated from UVIC's Gustavson School of Business in 2023. He has several years of experience in marketing, branding, web design, sales, and customer service. During the summer of 2021, Connor completed his first co-op for UVIC at Sunshine Valley. In his free time, Connor is a competitive powerlifter. 

Connor can be reached via email at or by phone: (778) 385-4212


SVDL Assistant 

Jamie Sherritt

Jamie has been a valued member of the SVDL team since November 2021. Jamie has a Bachelors Degree in Fashion Design, and has an artistic eye for Interior design. If you have stayed at the Sunshine Valley Inn, then you would have seen how Jamie can put together an interior. Jamie has also been involved in our 2022 events and Blog writing. 

OUR community leaders


Sunshine Valley Fire Chief

Chris Terry

Chief Chris Terry heads up the Sunshine Valley Volunteer Fire Department 

Chris runs the department to exacting standards and has had numerous honourable mentions and awards for his work. Chris also leads the department in numerous community events through out the year which makes the fire department a vibrant heart of the community.


Tashme Museum Founder

Ryan Ellan

Ryan has lived in the Valley with his family for almost three decades, and in addition to owning the Sasquach Sign Co and creating our Sunshine Valley Logo he has created a beautiful award winning Tashme Historical Project to pay tribute to the Japanese Canadians that were were interred 1942-1946. The Museum has received much attention and accoladed for the excellent job it does in taking one through what life was like during that period of time.


Utilities & Skating Rink Curator

John Coburn

John Coburn is an outstanding member of the community that is a that one in a million kind of soul. He is a resident of Sunshine Valley and always found around the Valley doing work that makes the valley the special place it is. John is best known for his tireless and dedicated work on the outdoor skating rinks.

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