The Sunshine Coast Regional Economic Development Organization (SCREDO) performs economic development functions on behalf of four local governments.

We are the point of contact for all economic development and investment inquiries for the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia.

Call for Board of Directors

SCREDO is inviting applications from business and community leaders to join its volunteer Board of Directors, contributing to a culture that accelerates business success by building local capacity, connecting businesses, and encouraging balanced development. To learn more or to request an application package, please email 

Our Vision

The Sunshine Coast has a sustainable, thriving and diverse regional economy that is aligned with community values, expands opportunities for all residents and improves overall community well being.

We will

With leadership and service, enhance economic capacity in the sunshine coast community through collaborative, sustainable initiatives.

We create

Processes that are inclusive, transparent, and democratic.

We respect

The importance of diversity and our accountability to the public.

We embrace

A dedicated and fun working environment.


» Celia Robben (Chair)
» John Sutherland (Treasurer)
» Bruce Thompson
» Sarah Noon-Ward
» Michelle Crandlemire
» Micki McCartney
» Mike Price


» David Chisholm (Past Chair)
» Sara Zacharias

Government Liaisons

» Donna McMahon (Sunshine Coast Regional District)
» Tom Lamb (District of Sechelt)
» Stafford Lumley (Town of Gibsons)


» Colin Stansfield – Executive Director
» Yarrow Drtina – Small Business Programs Manager

Our Programs

Sunshine Coast Business Recovery Centre

The Sunshine Coast Business Recovery Centre is your local one-stop shop for all of the information, resources and support you need right now to help you manage your business and recover from the COVID-19 crisis.

Invest Sunshine Coast

Find relevant information and learn about opportunities on the Southern Sunshine Coast. Helping you make decisions about relocation, start or expand a business, invest in commercial, industrial, or development projects, and more.

Fuse Community Workhubs

With locations in Gibsons, Sechelt and Pender Harbour, FUSE  workhubs provide flexible coworking space for the Coast’s growing community of telecommuters, digital nomads and self-employed contractors through full-, part-time and student memberships.

Keep It Coastal

Keep it Coastal is a place-based brand that celebrates and promotes community love here on the Sunshine Coast. We educate on the benefits of choosing local, amplify community pride, and support local businesses through community-driven buy local campaigns.


To learn more about investment opportunities or to arrange a meeting with a member of our staff, please contact Colin Stansfield, (SCREDO Executive Director) by email at or by phone at 604-821-4262.

For more information about SCREDO programs contact Colin Stansfield

For more information about Small Business Programs contact Yarrow Drtina

For Media Inquiries contact

SCREDO is proudly funded by the following