Board of Directors

2021-2022 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

 

Jerry Fischer
Chairman
Executive Vice President
HSL Properties

 

Brent DeRaad
Immediate Past Chair
Chair, Southern Committee
President & CEO
Visit Tucson

 

Paul Gray
Chair, Valley
Committee
General Manager
Arizona Grand
Resort & Spa

 

Joe Iturri
Chair, Education
Managing Director
Saguaro Scottsdale Hotel

 

Jeff Meyer
Chair, Finance
Past President
Cactus League Baseball Association

 

Bill Nassikas
Chair, Events
President & COO
Westroc Hospitality

 

Bettina Nava
Chair, Government Affairs
President
OH Strategic Communications

 

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

 

Linda Brady
Executive Committee
Senior Government Relations Representative
SRP

 

Michael Mooney
Interim President & CEO
Visit Phoenix

 

Rachel Sacco
Executive Committee
President & CEO
Experience Scottsdale

 

 Kim Grace Sabow
Executive Committee
President & CEO
Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

Steve Barclay
Executive Director
Beer & Wine Distributors of AZ

 

Sean Casey
CEO
Bearizona Wildlife Park

 

Ahron Cohen
CEO
Polar Sun Ventures LLC

 

Kevin Cooper
Vice President/GM Arizona Group Enterprise Holdings

 

Brett Cortright
General Manager
Hotel General Manager at Grand Canyon University Hotel

 

Lawrence Cuculic
Senior Vice President & General Counsel
Best Western Hotels & Resorts

 

Chris Curtin
Director of Regulatory Affairs
Young’s Market Company

 

Steve Eberhart
General Manager
Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa

 

Mike Ehmann
General Manager
Sheraton Phoenix Downtown

 

 

Marc Garcia
President & CEO
Visit Mesa

 

Julie Giese
President
Phoenix Raceway

 

Bob Hayward
Senior Vice President
CHM Warnick

 

Steve Hart
Area General Manager
JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa

 

Sherry Henry
Director of Sales
Grace Hospitality Group

 

Joseph Hughes
Managing Director, Global Government
American Airlines

 

 Patti Hunt 
General Manager 
The Westin Tempe 

 

Debbie Johnson
 Director
Arizona Office of Tourism

 

Stan Kantowski
Managing Director
Enchantment Resort

 

Ricardo Landa
President
LandCorp

 

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

 

Matt Ligouri
Manager, Public Affairs
Southwest Gas

 

Lonnie Lillie
General Manager
Ambiente A Landscape Hotel

 

Paige Lund
General Manager
JW Marriottt Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa

 

Robb McCreary
Hotel Director
Casino Arizona/ Talking Stick

 

Ken McKenzie
AzLTA Past Chairman
General Manager
The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch

 

Linda Morgan
Executive Director
Visit Yuma

 

Fred Reese
General Manager
Little America Flagstaff

 

Jason Rowley
President & Chief Executive Officer
Phoenix Suns | Mercury

 

Danielle Russell
Director of Business Development
PGA Tour

 

Ray Schey
Publisher
Phoenix Business Journal

 

Robin Sewell
Owner & Host
Arizona Highways Television

 

Cal Sheehy
General Manager
London Bridge Resort

 

Otton Suarez
General Manager
Hilton El Conquistador Golf
& Tennis Resort

 

Michael Vargas
Director, State and Local Affairs
APS

 

Trace Ward
Director
Flagstaff CVB

 

Jeremy Wilhide
General Manager
Kimpton Hotel Palomar

 

Neal Williams
Regional Vice President of Venues
PSAV

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