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Board of Directors & Committees

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Peter Rice, General Manager
Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa
Board Title: Chair
Seat: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa

Justin Simpson, General Manager
Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel
Board Title: Vice Chair
Seat: Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel

Paulette Fischer, General Manager
Waterfront Beach Resort, a Hilton Hotel
Board Title: Immediate Past Chair
Seat: Waterfront Beach Resort, a Hilton Hotel

Nicole Thompson, Branch Manager
First Bank
Board Title: Chief Financial Officer
Seat: Retail / Manufacturing / Restaurant / Service

Janis Mantini, Retired
N/A
Board Title: Secretary
Seat: Individual Member at Large

Scott Blakeslee, General Manager
Pasea Hotel and Spa
Seat: Pasea Hotel and Spa

Deven Solanki, Owner
Ocean Surf Inn
Seat: BID Lodging Group

OTHER BOARD MEMBERS

Meg Bernardo, Executive Manager
World Surf League
Seat: Visitor Serving Business

Chris DeGuzman, Senior Sales Manager
Hotel Huntington Beach
Seat: Hotel Huntington Beach

Laura DeSoto, Senior VP Product & Marketing
Experian
Seat: Individual At-Large

Steve Dodge, President
Huntington Capital Corporation
Seat: Retail / Manufacturing / Restaurant / Service

Ann McCarley, Manager, Communications
John Wayne Airport
Seat: Retail / Manufacturing / Restaurant / Service

James O'Callaghan, President / CEO
Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce
Seat: Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce

Gordon Smith, Chairman
Huntington Beach Wetlands Conservancy
Seat: Ecotourism

Jeff Snow, Municipal Services Director
Rainbow Environmental Services
Seat: Visitor Serving Business

Todd Szilagyi, COO
BEST-VIP Chauffeured
Seat: Retail / Manufacturing / Restaurant / Service

Peter Townend, Owner
The ActiveEmpire
Seat: Individual At-Large

Peter Truxaw, Owner
Mama's Restaurant on 39
Seat: Retail / Manufacturing / Restaurant / Service

Kristy Van Doren, Director of Events & Promotions
Vans
Seat: Individual At-Large

Mike Van Voorhis, President
Sunset Beach Community Association
Seat: Individual At-Large

Alicia Whitney, CEO/Founder
Prjkt Hospitality & Concessions Group
Seat: Retail / Manufacturing / Restaurant / Service

ADVOCACY COMMITTEE

VISIT HUNTINGTON BEACH STAFF

Kelly Miller, President & CEO
Visit Huntington Beach

Nicole Llido, Director of IT and Visitor & Partner Services
Visit Huntington Beach

VISIT HUNTINGTON BEACH BOARD MEMBERS

Steve Dodge, President
Huntington Capital Corporation

Janis Mantini, Retired
N/A

James O'Callaghan, President & CEO
Huntington Chamber of Commerce

Gordon Smith, Chairman
HB Wetlands Conservancy

CITY OF HUNTINGTON BEACH REPRESENTATIVES

Kellee Fritzal, Deputy Director of Econcomic Development
City of Huntington Beach

LOCAL REPRESENTATIVES

Joe Carchio, District Representative
Office of Assemblyman Travis Allen

Augustine Han, Field Representative
Office of Senator Janet Nguyen

Michelle Schuetz
Bolsa Chica Wetlands Conservancy

David Taylor, Sr. Field Representative
Office of Assemblyman Matthew Harper

Constance Towers, Representative / Staff Scheduler
Office of Congressman Dana Rohrabacher

Tim Whitacre, District Representative
Office of Supervisor Michelle Steel, OC Board of Supervisors

MARKETING COMMITTEE

Kay Cochran, Director of Sales & Marketing
Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa

Brett Barnes, General Manager
Duke's Huntington Beach

Meg Bernardo
World Surf League North America

Sarah Corrigan, Senior Property Marketing Director
DJM Capital Partners

Diana Dehm
Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum

Dave Garofalo
The Local News Community Newspapers

Annie King, Director of Sales
Pasea Hotel & Spa

Ann McCarley; Manager, Communications
John Wayne Airport

Scott O'Hanlon, Director of Marketing
Waterfront Beach Resort, a Hilton Hotel

Aaron Pai, Owner
Huntington Surf and Sport

Lizzie Raudenbush, Director of Sales and Marketing
Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel

Alicia Seibert­‐Whitney, CEO
Prjkt Restaurant Group

Todd Szilagyi, COO
BEST-VIP Chauffeured

Julie Toledo, Community Relations Officer
City of Huntington Beach

Dean Torrence
Jan and Dean Music

PT Townend
The ActivEmpire

Kristy Van Doren, Director of Events & Promotions
Vans