Our staff

Community Futures Sun Country's small business specialists are dedicated to taking the time to really understand your business ideas – and then rolling up their sleeves to help you make them happen. We can help you apply for business loans, write a business plan, understand your cash flow and access new markets. We have in-depth knowledge of the unique characteristics of location’s local and regional economies and active partnerships with business and community leaders, local government, educational institutions, other business lenders and not-for-profits.

Call or email us to move your business concept forward.

Debra Arnott
General Manager

Debra has been the General Manager for the Corporation, since 1992.  She is responsible for the overall operations including negotiating programs for the area.  She has a passion and years of experience in community economic development and works hard to ensure that programs remain in the rural communities that are serviced by Community Futures.  Debra has had the opportunity to participate and interact with all levels of government, cultivating relationships to enhance support in the region.

Tracy Kubik
Business Development Officer

Tracy is responsible for the planning, marketing and coordination of the lending program; the research and identification of community needs; and the training, counseling and monitoring of clients.  She also provides support and recommendations to the Loans Committee.


Linsie Lachapelle
Office Manager

Linsie is the Office Manager.  She is responsible for assisting the General Manager with the administration of the Lending Program and Projects; the technical support for all software and computers; providing coaching and mentorship to the Community Futures Office.

Accounting Clerk

Our  Accounting Clerk assists the General Manager with Accounting.  They provide secretarial, administrative and reception support to the Community Futures Office.   They also provide research, support and information services to existing and future clients.

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Communities Served

70 Mile, Ashcroft, Boston Bar, Cache Creek, Clinton, Goldbridge, Hope, Lillooet, Logan Lake, Lytton, Pavilion, Savona, Seton Portage, Shalalth, Spences Bridge, Walhachin, Yale


Community Futures Sun Country
203 Railway Ave.
PO Box 1480
Ashcroft, BC
V0K 1A0

T: 250-453-9165
T: 1-800-567-9911
F: 250-453-9500