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VRLTA Fairfax-Loudoun Chapter

The Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association is proud to serve the hospitality and tourism industries of Greater Fairfax and Loudoun.

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VRLTA Fairfax-Loudoun Chapter Leadership Committee

Chapter President
Gary Cohen
Executive Vice President, Glory Days Grill

Chapter Vice President
Tom Gates
Vice President, Regional Director of Operations, B.F. Saul Company Hospitality Group

Chapter Secretary 
Chris Shand
Vice President of HR and Management Development, Silver Development LLC

Membership & Events Committee Chair
Tony Stafford
Owner, Ford’s Fish Shack

Jon Davenhall
General Manager, Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner Center

Education/Workforce Development Committee Chair
Jill Guindon-Nasir
Program Head, Hospitality Management, Northern Virginia Community College

Political Action Committee Chair
Beth Erickson
CEO, Visit Loudoun

Chapter Board

Barry Biggar
President/CEO, Visit Fairfax

Kevin Anderson
Vice President/Consultant, FOUR Compliance Alcohol-Gaming-Cannabis-Tobacco

Matt Giehll

Regional Manager of Operations – Mid Atlantic, Baywood Hotels


Seungwon “Shawn” Lee

Associate Professor & Academic Program co-Coordinator, Tourism & Event Management, George Mason University


Upcoming Events
2019 VA1 Tourism Summit
Sunday, November 17, 2019
Bull Run Chapter and Prince William County Office of Tourism Joint Meeting + Networking Breakfast
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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Laura Norris Named by VRLTA as ProStart Educator of the Year
Posted in News & Updates, Monday, March 18, 2019

Today, the Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association named Laura Norris its 2019 ProStart State Educator of Excellence for outstanding achievement in high school culinary ... more »

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Posted Wednesday, July 19, 2017
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Posted Monday, June 6, 2016
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Posted Wednesday, June 1, 2016

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