February 11, 2013
For more information:
360-750-1553 Ext. 19
TOURISM OFFICE ANNOUNCES 2013 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
VANCOUVER, Wash. - The Vancouver USA Regional Tourism Office is pleased to announce its recently-elected directors and officers for 2013.
For the 2013 term, Eric Walters, general manager of Hilton Vancouver Washington, assumes the position of Board Chair. Kari Jonassen, general manager of Homewood Suites by Hilton, is Vice Chair, while Carla Rise, general manager of Residence Inn by Marriott, was elected as Secretary/Treasurer. New directors include David Madore, Commissioner of Clark County; Melinda Wulf, general manager of Phoenix Inn Suites; and Paul Thornton, general manager of Red Lion at the Quay.
Returning 2013 Board of Directors are as follows:
Marriott SpringHill Suites
Clark County Event Center
Director of Operations
The Heathman Lodge
President and CEO
Fort Vancouver National Trust
About Vancouver USA Regional Tourism Office
The Vancouver USA Regional Tourism Office, along with the Vancouver USA Regional Sports Commission, is an economic development organization responsible for competitively marketing Vancouver and the surrounding area as a destination for meetings, conventions, sports events, and group and leisure travelers. The organization's mission is to promote Vancouver and Clark County by increasing convention and visitor business. For more information call 360-750-1553, or visit www.VisitVancouverUSA.com.