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Foundation Board of Trustees

The foundation ratified the new 2015-2016 Board of Directors during DMAI's 2015 Annual Convention in Austin, Texas.

Joseph Marinelli
Board Chair
President, Savannah Area CVB
Alison Best, CDME
Chair-Elect
President & CEO, Visit Oakland
Stephanie Pace Brown
Secretary/Treasurer
Executive Director, Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau
Cleo Battle, CDME
Immediate Past Chair
Executive Vice President, Louisville CVB
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
David Burgess
President - DMO Division
Miles
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
Jack A. Johnson
Chief Administrative Officer and Senior Vice President, Public Policy Choose Chicago
Jack A. Johnson
Chief Administrative Officer and Senior Vice President, Public Policy Choose Chicago
  Scott McQuade
Golden Isles Convention & Visitors Bureau
Chief Executive Officer
Darren Rudloff
CEO
Visit Cheyenne
Bill Siegel
CEO
Longwoods International