Teresa Knapp has been in the timeshare/vacation club industry since 1988. She was appointed Executive Director of TaraNova in 1991 and President of TaraNova in 2021. She has worked within all areas of the vacation club industry and is knowledgeable in all aspects of the business.
In 1996, Teresa Knapp was instrumental and successful in spear-heading the legal right for TaraNova members to operate their club, ensuring that control of the Club was put in the hands of the members.
As your President & CEO, Teresa is the link between the Board of Governors and the day-to-day operations of the Club. She is dedicated to providing quality service to the members and to promote TaraNova within the vacation industry.
Teresa represents TaraNova with Resorts Condominiums International (RCI), Cooperative Association of Resort Exchangers (CARE) and American Resort Development Association (ARDA). Teresa received the Richard Gallardo Service Award from CARE. This award is given to the individual recognized for Outstanding Service and has been nominated for the Life Time Achievement Award. She was selected and was an active participant for many years on the Ethics Committee of CARE which oversees and enforces the strict code of ethics of the CARE organization. Teresa is a past director of the Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) and also represents TaraNova with various governmental bodies. Teresa is dedicated to ensuring high ethical standards within the timeshare/vacation club industry and ensuring the viability of TaraNova Vacation Club.