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Foundation Board of Trustees

The foundation ratified the new 2013-2014 Board of Directors during its 2013 Annual Convention in Orlando, Florida.

Craig Davis, CDME
Board Chair
President & CEO, VisitPittsburgh
Cleo Battle, CDME
Chair-Elect
Executive Vice President, Louisville CVB
Joseph Marinelli
Secretary/Treasury
President, Savannah Area CVB
Barry Biggar
Immediate Past-Chair
President & CEO, Visit Fairfax
Michael D. Gehrisch
Ex-Officio
President & CEO, DMAI
Roger Dow
Ex-Officio
President & CEO, US Travel Association
David Adler
Founder and C.E.O., BiZBash Media
Scott Beck
DMAI Board Chair-Elect
President & CEO, Visit Salt Lake
Diane Bechamps
Vice President of Marketing, Virginia Tourism Corporation
Peggy Bendel
President, Bendel Communications International
Alison Best, CDME
President & CEO, Visit Oakland
Stephanie Mays-Boyd
VP of Sales, Marketing and Convention Services, Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority
Stephanie Pace Brown
Executive Director, Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau
Brad Burlingame
President & Ceo, Visit West Hollywood
Newt Collinson IV
President, Collinson Media & Events
Terry Dale
President, US Tour Operators Association
Mike Gamble

President & CEO, SearchWide

Ryan George
President & CEO, Simpleview Inc
Michael Mooney
COO, Greater Phoenix CVB
John Oros
Executive Vice President & COO, Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau
Paul Serff
President Emeritus, Texas Travel Industry Association
Monica Smith, CDME, CASE, CMP
President & CEO, Macon-Bibb County CVB
Harry Sladich, CTA
Executive VP of Sales, Marketing & Distribution, Red Lion Hotels Corporation
Mark Thompson, CMP
Director, Plano CVB
David Whitaker
President & CEO, Tourism Toronto
Victoria Isley
Executive Director, Destination & Travel Foundation