EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

JULY ‘16 - JUNE ‘17 TERM

Chair

Joe Terzi
President & CEO
San Diego Tourism Authority

President

Barb Newton
President & CEO
CalTravel

1st Vice Chair

Scott White
President and CEO
Greater Palm Springs CVB

Treasurer

Alan Suchodolski
President & CEO
aRes Travel – Advanced Reservation Systems, Inc.

Secretary

Ted Molter
Chief Marketing Officer
San Diego Zoo & San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Legal Counsel

John Lambeth
President and CEO
Civitas

At-Large EC Director

Patti MacJennett
Senior Vice President, Business Affairs
Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board

CalTravel Chair, Westways

Past Chair of the Board

Jerri Harris
Senior Advertising Sales Specialist
Westways Magazine/ Auto Club of Southern California

Board of Directors

Natalie Alvanez
Vice President Marketing and Business Development
Visit Oakland
Gold Member

Mark Astone
CEO
Catalyst Marketing Company
Gold Member

Dr. John Avella
Executive Director, Sustainable Hospitality Management
Cal State Monterey Bay
Member At Large (15-17)

Amy Blaschka
President
rbp consulting
Member At Large (16-18)

Sonya Bradley
CMO
Sacramento CVB
Gold Member

Corrine Brindley
Vice President, State Affairs
SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment
Gold Member

Hampton Brown
Director, Air Service Development
San Diego County Regional Airport Authority
Member at Large (15-17)

Gary Buffo
Founder and President
Pure Luxury Transportation
Member At Large (16-18)

Jay Burress
President & CEO
Visit Anaheim
Gold Member

Javier Cano
Vice President and Market General Manager
The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles
JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE
Gold Member

Bill Deering
Senior Vice President/GM
Certified Folder Display Services
Member at Large (15-17)

Darren Dunn
Senior Director, Destination and International Air
ADARA
Gold Member

Jeff Etherington
Director of Sales and Community Marketing
Alaska Airlines
Member at Large (15-17)

Marti Fisher
Policy Advocate
CA Chamber of Commerce
Member at Large (Association)

Ed Fuller
President & CEO
Orange County Visitors Association
Member at Large (16-18)

Brian Gallagher
Business Intelligence and Financial Analyst
CityPASS
Gold Member

CA State Parks Foundation
Member at Large (Association)

Wendy Haase
Director of Tourism Marketing
Destination Irvine
Member At Large (16-18)

Mark Haneke
Manager for Air Service Development and Marketing
Sacramento International Airport
Member At Large (16-18)

Bill Hendricks
Department Head and Professor, Experience Industry Management
CalPoly
Member At Large (16-18)

Kathy Janega-Dykes
President & CEO
Visit Santa Barbara
Gold Member

Jessica Johns
Manager, Expedia Media Solutions
Expedia, Inc.
Gold Member

Lori Keller
CEO
Martin Resorts
Member at Large (16-18)

David Kendrick
Managing Partner
DogTrekker.com
Member at Large (16-18)

Misti Kerns
President & CEO
Santa Monica Travel & Tourism
Gold Member

Tom Kiely 
President & CEO
Visit West Hollywood
Gold Member

Russ Kline
Director, Account Development
American Express
Gold Member

Karolyn Kirchgesler
President & CEO
Team San Jose
Gold Member

Jeff Klocke
VP of Marketing and Administration
Pacific Park
Member At Large (16-18)

Peter Kock
Director Marketing and Sales
LEGOLAND California Resort
Gold Member

Michael Krouse
President & CEO
Greater Ontario CVB
Gold Member

Melyssa Laughlin
Executive Director
Visit Vacaville
Member At Large (16-18)

Karen Lippe-Ferrell
Principal
Karen Lippe-Ferrell Consulting
Member At Large (16-18)

Cheryl Marcell
President and CEO
California State Railroad Museum
Member At Large (16-18)

Kelly Miller
President & CEO
Visit Huntington Beach
Gold Member 

Lynn Mohrfeld
President & CEO
CA Hotel and Lodging Association
Member at Large (Association)

Carrie Nocella
Director, Government Relations
The Disneyland Resort
Gold Member

Melinda Sheehan
Sales Director
Sunset Publishing Corporation
Gold Member

Kathy Paver
Senior Vice President of Marketing
PIER 39
Member at Large (16-18)

Jeanne Peterson
President
AJent Consulting LLC
Member At Large (16-18)

Dennis Quinn
SVP Sales
Universal Studios Hollywood
Gold Member

Kelly Powers
Director of Marketing and Membership
Hotel Council of San Francisco
Member at Large (15-17)

John Robinson
President & CEO
CAPA
Member at Large (Association)

Mike Reitzell
CEO
Ski California
Member At Large (16-18)

Brian Rothery
Assistant Vice President, Government and Public Affairs
Enterprise Holdings
Member at Large (15-17)

Chelle Rupp
Director of Sales and Marketing
Knott’s Berry Farm
Member At Large (16-18)

Lauren Schlau
Principal
Lauren Schlau Consulting
Member At Large (16-18)

Gary Sherwin
President & CEO
Visit Newport Beach
Gold Member

Debbie Sipe
Executive Director
California Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds
Member At Large (16-18)

Howard Tietjen
Senior Vice President
Madden Media
Member at Large (15-17)

Josh Travers
Executive Director
Discover Oxnard CVB
Member at Large (15-17)

John Urdi
Executive Director
Mammoth Lakes Tourism
Member at Large (15-17)

Alicia Vennos
Economic Development Director and Film Commissioner
Mono County
Member At Large (16-18)



Chairman's Circle

Brian Baker
2012-2013

Mike Gallagher
1995

Steve Hammond
2005-2006

Marilyn Hannes
2007-2008

Jerri Harris
2015-2016

Misti Kerns
2013-2014

Nan Marchand Beauvois
2000-2001

Ted Molter
2010-2011

Bob Roberts
1993-1994

Susie Santos
2011-2012

Scott Schneider
2014-2015

Gary Sherwin
2009-2010