Committees help shape the Association’s future and are an excellent way to network and gain a leadership role within the industry. Our committees work efficiently, recognizing that your time is valuable. For information on how to become a committee member, please call Tricia Alvernaz at 408.904.8474, or email her at talvernaz@caltravel.org. A list of committees and committee chairs follow:

2018-2019 Committees

Executive Committee Chair
Alan Suchodolski, President & CEO, aRes Travel

Government Relations Committee Chair
Kelly Miller, President & CEO, Visit Huntington Beach

Membership Committee Chair
Reena Evenson, VP Business Development, CalTravel

Marketing and Communications Committee Chair
Jeff Miraglia, Chief Creative Officer, Greater Palm Springs CVB

Leadership Development Committee Chair
Alan Suchodolski, President & CEO, aRes Travel

CTS 2019 Content Committee Chair
Jeff Miraglia, Chief Creative Officer, Greater Palm Springs CVB

Ambassadors Committee Chair
Kelly Powers, Associate Director, Hotel Council of San Francisco

CalTravel Summit Awards Chair
Melyssa Laughlin, President & CEO, Visit Vacaville

CalTravel PAC Trustee Co-Chairs
John Lambeth, President, Civitas
Joe Terzi, President & CEO, San Diego Tourism Authority

DMO CEO Roundtable Co-Chairs
Patti MacJennett, SVP Business Affairs, Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board
Scott White, President & CEO, Greater Palm Springs CVB 

Airport Members Caucus Chair
Jon Ballesteros, Chief External Affairs Officer, San Francisco International Airport 

Homelessness Task Force Chair
Cassandra Costello, SVP Public Policy & Executive Programs