All our representatives are here to help your experience at Sun Peaks.

Liz Forster

Managing Broker

250.682.2289 /

Liz has chosen to live and work in beautiful Sun Peaks Resort since 2003 and has a thorough knowledge of the area and its real estate opportunities. With a background in education and travel, she is well prepared to connect with people from around the globe, assess their needs and quickly establish a solid, trusting relationship that results in returning customers and increasing referrals. + read more
Liz and her husband have been solid contributors to this developing Mountain Resort Municipality and enjoy the myriad recreational activities at their doorstep. Liz is strongly committed to providing clients the highest level of professional service in every detail of a purchase or sale and beyond. - close

Education: Sauder School of Business (UBC): Broker's Licensing Course; Real Estate Trading Services Licensing Course; Property Management Licensing Course; B. Ed. (UBC); M.A. (UBC).

Mike Forster

Sales Representative

250.571.3759 /

Mike has lived in Sun Peaks Resort since 2003 and knows the surrounding area well. He has served as an elected Trustee on Sun Peaks Resort Improvement District since 2008, and was elected as a Municipal Councillor in 2010 to Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Municipality’s first municipal council, a position he still holds today. Mike has a background in the construction industry and has held supervisory roles on major construction projects throughout British Columbia. This experience has honed his skills of managing tight timelines, paying careful attention to details and providing excellent customer service. + read more
Mike enjoys a variety of outdoor sports including downhill and cross country skiing, hiking, cross country mountain biking and dirt biking. He competed in the World Cup of speed skiing in Verbier, Switzerland in 2013. Mike has sailed offshore extensively and enjoys traveling. Mike can be depended upon to provide you with honest, trustworthy and careful assistance for all your real estate needs. - close

Education: Sauder School of Business (UBC): Real Estate Trading Services Licensing Course.

Quinn Rischmueller

Sales Representative

778.257.4494 /

Quinn has experienced considerable success in a variety of sales and marketing roles. She has made the Kamloops and surrounding area her home since 1993. Employing an intimate knowledge of the areas around Sun Peaks and drawing on a genuine desire to help people, Quinn provides sincere assistance for her customers and clients. She is an excellent researcher who can provide customers with all the answers they need to make informed decisions. Quinn carefully attends to all the details and confidently provides exceptional service to clients. + read more
Whether you find Quinn teeing it up, reeling one in, trail riding or carving down the slopes, her zest for life can only be described as infectious. Quinn's love of the outdoors may be traced back to her younger years in Penticton as a competitive equestrian. She has traveled and worked in Southeast Asia and other international destinations and is well prepared to meet international clients. Quinn enjoys spending quality time with family and friends - dirt biking, kayaking, camping, fishing and snowboarding in her backyard playground. - close

Education: Sauder School of Business (UBC): Real Estate Trading Services Licensing Course.

Tania O’Toole

Office Manager

250.578.7773 /

Tania's marketing, advertising and sales experience in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry has provided the professional groundwork for her success in building strong client relationships and creating solid marketing programs. A hard-working, committed team player with a drive to be accurate and thorough, Tania excels as Office Manager. She continually goes above and beyond to provide exceptional service to our clients and customers and to team build within the office. + read more
Tania and her family established roots in Sun Peaks in the 90’s and continue to exude a passion for the lifestyle, natural amenities and friendly, welcoming community of Sun Peaks. Tania brings an energy for this community that is infectious. Greeting everyone with a smile and warm welcome, she has a caring and positive approach and is passionate about helping others. In her spare time, you can find Tania volunteering to assist groups and societies, helping out with 1st Sun Peaks Scouts and trying to keep up with her kids on the ski hill. - close

Education: Bachelor of Arts (BU)

Fiona Haynes

Marketing Specialist

250.578.7773 /

Prior to moving to Canada, Fiona worked in the Australian advertising industry for six years.  She worked her way up through a number of roles spending most of her time working within the creative department as an Art Director for two of the largest advertising agencies within Australia. Working mainly on large household name retail brands Fiona was responsible for a number of outputs including catalogue, print, online, social, outdoor and TV Commerical executions. + read more
Most notably during this time she was nominated as a finalist in the Young Designer Awards for the Australian Catalogue Association and helped implement the rebrand and roll out of the newly won Officeworks account for AJF Partnership. Her recent roles in tourism and hospitality have taken her across a number of locations throughout British Columbia and Alberta, before falling in love with Sun Peaks and its community and calling it her home. As the newest member of the Sotheby's International Realty's Sun Peaks office, Fiona brings her enthusiasm, working background and love of all things outdoors to the team. - close

Education: Swinburne University of Technology - Bachelor of Design - Communication Design

Helen Jones

Listing Coordinator

250.578.7773 /

Prior to moving to Canada in 2007, Helen worked in both the travel and financial industry for over eight years in the UK. She worked her way up through a number of roles spending the majority of her time leading a training and project team for one of the largest mortgage companies. + read more
Dreaming of living and working in a ski resort Helen and her husband moved to Canada to start a new adventure. Helen continued in the financial sector and when a position became available in Kamloops she took the opportunity to live at Sun Peaks. She brings with her strong customer service skills, a detail orientated and organizational approach along with financial regulations. Helen brings skills in excel and has built many tracking sheets for the office. Helen enjoys the outdoors along with cooking and travel. She is always looking towards the next overseas adventure. - close

Education: Cardiff University – Bachelor of Music

Damon Newport

Sales Representative

250.572.6907 /

Damon has worked in Sun Peaks, BC since 2001, moving to real estate after the tourism and hospitality industry. As a result of his friendly nature, and by consistently providing a world class resort experience to customers and clients, he has forged many long lasting relationships with people from all over the world. Damon is very knowledgeable of the local area and has a strong understanding of the marketplace. + read more
With his diligent attention to detail, commitment to the highest professional standards, and strong work ethic, you can rely on Damon to carefully guide you through your real estate transactions. Damon understands his fiduciary duty as a professional Realtor is to put his client's needs ahead of his own. Damon will assist you sincerely, honestly and carefully as your trusted adviser. Damon likes spending his spare time coaching youth soccer and enjoying the outdoors and mountain lifestyle with his family and friends. - close

Education: Sauder School of Business (UBC): Real Estate Trading Services Licensing Course.

Ellie Stevens

Sales Representative, Kamloops Specialist

250.574.2136 /

After living in almost every neighbourhood in Kamloops and falling in love with the city’s landscape, people, and charm Ellie Stevens knew she wanted to have a part in impacting the local real estate market. Ellie specializes in helping downsizers find their dream home at an affordable price and a maximum amount of value! She is creative, a stickler for meeting the highest standards, and always strives to exceed customer expectations. + read more
Certified Negotiation Expert, and strong background in Marketing gives her that edge. Ellie focuses on the details and truly getting to know her clients, so she can ensure that their new home is the perfect fit and that they are living their best life. Ellie has been known to start a new personal renovation project every few months. Interior Design and renovations are her true passions. On a regular weekend you can find her showing houses, spending family time with her husband and two boys, or enjoy a glass of wine with girlfriends on a patio. - close

Education: Sauder School of Business (UBC): Real Estate Trading Services Licensing Course; CNE, Certified Negotiation Expert Designation

Darla Miller

Sales Representative, Shuswap and Okanagan Specialist

250.371.1251 /

After a rewarding legal career, Darla worked as a licensed property manager in the Shuswap Lake and Sun Peaks Resort areas, before joining Sotheby’s International Realty Canada as a sales representative. Immediately, Darla knew she had found the career she was meant to do. Returning to her childhood Shuswap soil, she has immersed herself into the profession in which she thrives personally and professionally. + read more
Energized by the fulfilment of helping people find their dream homes or sell a meaningful property, Darla seeks to devote herself to the process with enthusiasm and integrity. Confident, creative, and efficient, Darla combines her credentials, skills, and thorough local knowledge of the Shuswap area to meet her clients’ objectives. - close

Education: Sauder School of Business (UBC) Real Estate Property Management Licensing Course; Trading Services Licensing Course; Rental Property Management Licensing Course

Lynn Ewart

Sales Representative, Shuswap and Okanagan Specialist

250-318-0717 /

Lynn is well experienced in Real Estate Trading Services and is positioned to assist clients and customers with her extensive knowledge of the area and its properties and with her careful attention to detail. She understands the bond between a buyer or seller and an exquisite property is deep and requires specialized expertise. Lynn believes that clients wishing to sell or acquire such a property deserve the highest level of service and commitment and she is keen to provide it. + read more
Lynn’s home has been the Shuswap Lake area since 1984. During this time she owned two retail décor stores that catered to discriminating clientele. She also assisted in the build-out and sale of luxury condo units on beautiful Shuswap Lake. Lynn interacts with people from all over the world with ease, and has perfected the ability to really listen and understand the requests of her clients. Contact Lynn for complete information. - close

Education: Sauder School of Business (UBC): Real Estate Trading Services Licensing Course.