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Foundation Board of Trustees

The foundation ratified the new 2014-2015 Board of Directors during its 2014 Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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

President & CEO, SearchWide

John Oros
Executive Vice President & COO, Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau
Harry Sladich, CTA
Executive VP of Sales, Marketing & Distribution, Red Lion Hotels Corporation
David Whitaker
President & CEO, Tourism Toronto
Kyle Edmiston
Assistant Secretary
Louisiana Office of Tourism
David Burgess
President - DMO Division
Miles
Jack A. Johnson
Chief Administrative Officer and Senior Vice President, Public Policy Choose Chicago
  Robert Lander
President & CEO
Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau
Darren Rudloff
CEO
Visit Cheyenne
Scott McQuade
Golden Isles Convention & Visitors Bureau
Chief Executive Officer
Bill Siegel
CEO
Longwoods International