Board of Directors

2022-2023 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

 

Jerry Fischer
Chairman
Executive Vice President
HSL Properties

 

Joe Iturri
Chair, Education
Managing Director
Saguaro Scottsdale Hotel

 

SueAnn Lemon
Chair, Southern AZ

Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Choice Region 12 Co-op/Focus Hospitality Management

 

Jeff Meyer
Chair, Finance
Past President
Cactus League Baseball Association

 

Bettina Nava
Chair, Government Affairs
President
OH Strategic Communications

 

Dan Rama
Chair, Membership & Events
Principal & Managing Partner
NewGen Worldwide

 

Linda Brady
Executive Committee
Senior Government
Relations Representative
SRP

 

Paul Gray
Executive Committee

General Manager
Arizona Grand Resort & Spa

 

Stan Kantowski
Executive Committee
Managing Director Enchantment Resort & Mii Amo

 

Ron Price
Executive Committee
President & CEO
Visit Phoenix

 

Rachel Sacco
Executive Committee
President & CEO
Experience Scottsdale

 

Michael Vargas
Executive Committee
Director, State and Local Affairs
Arizona Public Service (APS)

 

 Kim Grace Sabow
President & CEO
Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

Steve Barclay
Executive Director
Beer & Wine Distributors of AZ

 

Patrick Connors
General Manager
Hilton Phoenix Resort at the Peak

 

Michelle Conway
President & CEO
Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau

 

Kevin Cooper
Vice President/GM Arizona Group Enterprise Holdings

 

Lawrence Cuculic
President and CEO
Best Western Hotel Group

 

Chris Curtin
Director of Regulatory Affairs
Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC)

 

Steve Eberhart
General Manager
Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa

 

Shelby Francom
General Manager
Hilton El Conquistador Tucson
A Hilton Resort

 

Marc Garcia
President & CEO
Visit Mesa

 

Julie Giese
President
Phoenix Raceway

 

Sherry Henry
Director of Sales
Grace Hospitality Group

 

 Patti Hunt 
Corporate Director of Operations
Sanford Hotels

 

Debbie Johnson
 Director
Arizona Office of Tourism

 

Kevin Kelly
General Manager
The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain

 

Ricardo Landa
President
LandCorp

 

Matt Ligouri
Manager, Public Affairs
Southwest Gas

 

Lonnie Lillie
General Manager
Arroyo Pinion Hotel

 

 

Paige Lund
General Manager
JW Marriott Desert Ridge
Resort & Spa

 

Chad Makovsky
Director of Aviation Services
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

 

Gregg Martinez
Economic Development Coordinator, City of Page
and President & CEO of Visit Page

 

Jack McCain
Director, State and Local Government Affairs (PHX)
American Airlines

 

Robb McCreary
Hotel Director
Casino Arizona/ Talking Stick

 

Ken McKenzie
AzLTA Past Chairman

 

Abby Murtagh
General Manager
Arizona Biltmore

 

Ash Patel
President & CEO
Southwest Hospitality Management

 

Amilyn Pierce
Vice President, Government Affairs
Arizona Diamondbacks

 

Fred Reese
General Manager
Little America Flagstaff

 

Jason Rowley
President & Chief Executive Officer
Phoenix Suns | Mercury

 

Ray Schey
Publisher
Phoenix Business Journal

 

Cal Sheehy
General Manager
London Bridge Resort

 

Jeremy Wilhide
General Manager
Kimpton Hotel Palomar

 

Neal Williams
Divisional Vice President,
Venues Southwest
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