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Board of Directors as of May 1, 2019.

Officers
Chairman of the Board Barry Biggar
Visit Fairfax
Vice Chairman of the Board Robert Reed
SMI Hotel Group
Secretary Gary Cohen
Glory Days Grill
Treasurer Beth Erickson
Visit Loudoun
Executive Committee
Immediate Past Chair Brad Capps
The Breakers Resort
2nd Immediate Past Chair Randy Thompson
VistaGraphics, Inc.
Virginia Hotel & Lodging Association Charles Friend
Residence Inn, Charlottesville
Virginia Restaurant Association President Frank Brunetto
R+L Hospitality Group
Virginia Travel Association President Mary Fugere
Hampton CVB
Virginia Suppliers Association President Steve Beyer
LeisureMedia360
Elected Directors
2-Year Term | Final Year of Term Posted
Appalachia & Blue Ridge Highlands Landon Howard
Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge
Shenandoah Valley Peter Castiglione
Maya
Northern Virginia Tony Stafford
Ford's Fish Shack
Central-Southern Virginia Katherine O'Donnell (2019)
Richmond Region Tourism
Tidewater-Hampton Roads

Kurt Krause

Visit  Norfolk

Ex-Officio, Voting Directors
Jim Wordsworth
Past Chair | 1992
JR Stockyards
Michael Savvides
Past Steering Committee Chair | 1993
Black Angus Restaurant
Warren Teates
Past Chair | 1994–1995
Edgehill Plantation
Kal Kassir
Past Chair | 1996
Corner Market Restaurant
Terri Haack
Past Chair | 1997
Kingsmill Resort & Conference Center
Jim Copp
Past Chair | 1998
Kings Dominion
Robert Jeremiah
Past Chair | 1999
Colonial Williamsburg
Chick Jordan
Past Chair | 2000
Catercorp
Rhoda Elliott
Past Chair | 2001
Bill's Barbecue
Jimmy Capps
Past Chair | 2002
The Breakers Resort
David Grimm
Past Chair | 2003
Long John Silvers
Hugh Barton
Past Chair | 2004
Barton & Barton Consulting
Bill Dillon
Past Chair | 2005
Abbey Road Pub & Restaurant
Graeme Bisdee
Past Chair | 2006
Arrow Inn
Julie Allen
Past Chair | 2007
DWD Racing
Gary Barlow
Past Chair | 2008
Frank's Trucking Center
Christopher Savvides
Past Chair | 2009–2010
Black Angus Restaurant
Jenifer Jackson
Past Chair | 2011–2012
AHLA Representative | 2014
Choice Hotels
Owen Matthews
Past Chair | 2013–2014
Kings Dominion

Debbie Donehey

Past Chair | 2015-2016
Griffin Tavern

 Randy Thompson

Past Chair | 2017

VistaGraphics, Inc.

Brad Capps

Past Chair | 2018

The Breakers Resort

Rita McClenny

Virginia Tourism Corporation

Vinay Patel
AAHOA
Fairbrook Hotels
Mark Carrier
AHLA Representative
B. F. Saul Company Hospitality Group
Component Association Officers
1-Year Term

Virginia Hotel & Lodging Association

President
Charles Friend
Residence Inn Charlottesville

Vice President
Ross Cronberg
Boar's Head Inn

Secretary
Thida Win-Love

IMG Hotels

Virginia Restaurant Association

President
Frank Brunetto
R+L Hospitality Group

Vice President
Mike Byrne
The Tobacco Company

Secretary
Tony Stafford
Ford's Fish Shack

Virginia Travel Association

President
Mary Fugere
Hampton CVB

Vice President
Jo Diedrich
LeisureMedia360

Secretary
Tyler Adams
The Vacation Channel

Virginia Hospitality Suppliers Association

President
Steve Beyer
LeisureMedia360

Vice President
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Secretary
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