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Anja Hovland

Anja Hovland

Chairman

Works as a professional and educational adviser at Dalane Videregående skole, Eigersund municipality, Rogaland county.

“In addition to being an advisor, I also teach in tourism subjects. Before I became a teacher and advisor, I worked for many years in the hotel industry. I have always had a strong commitment to local and regional tourism, and I am particularly concerned with safeguarding and displaying our beautiful nature and heritage.”

 

 

Bodil Heskestad

Bodil Heskestad

Board member

Self-employed at Hellerstunet and a local politician in Lund municipality.

“I live on the boarder between Eigersund and Lund – at Hellerstunet, which is a farm where we can welcome guests. We have renovated farm buildings from the 19th century to welcome guests and host events. Otherwise, I am involved in a lot of different things, such as rural development and tour groups, in addition to painting pictures and arranging various events.”

Anette Larsen Bognø

Anette Larsen Bognø

Board member

Director of Events at Stavanger Region Convention Bureau. Representing Rogaland county in our board. Has a varied experience and background from tourism.

«I am a passionate traveller and proud of what Norway has to offer! I am concerned about creating a sustainable development of tourism, especially concerning the fragile natural attractions we hold dear. I enjoy hiking in the mountains, skiing and outdoor adventures, and hope we can protect our planet for future generations to enjoy the natural wonders as we do.»

 

 

Inger Merethe Bjerkreim

Inger Merethe Bjerkreim

Board member

Works as sales manager at NorEngros, and is a councilor and chairman in Bjerkreim municipality.

“I am an active lady who is very fond of spending time in nature and to do hiking in the mountains. I am passionate about physical activity and I often use social media to influence people to get out and to be more active.”

 

Kurt Sæstad

Kurt Sæstad

Board member

Branch Manager for Egersund Granite AS in Eigersund municipality.

“I enjoy long hikes; by foot on hidden paths or by ski. My number one priority is to get people to our region and present all the unique beauty we have to offer.

Sigmund Oksefjell

Sigmund Oksefjell

Board member

Works at Geno in Flekkefjord municipality, Vest-Agder county.