Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

March 14 2013

Western Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus (WACVB)

By Jennifer N. Dienst, Contributing Editor
PCMA Convene

ALASKA

Visit Anchorage
Julie Saupe
907.276.4118 • 907.278.5559 Fax
info@anchorage.net
anchorage.net

Fairbanks CVB
Deb Hickok
907.457.3282 • 907.459.3787 Fax
info@explorefairbanks.com
explorefairbanks.com

Haines CVB
Tanya Carlson
907.766.2234 • 907.766.3155 Fax
hcvb@haines.ak.us
haines.ak.us

Juneau CVB
Nancy Woizeschke
907.523.3728 • 907.586.6304 Fax
info@traveljuneau.com
traveljuneau.com

Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council
Shanon Hamrick
907.262.5226 • 907.262.5212 Fax
shanon@kenaipeninsula.org
kenaipeninsula.org

Ketchikan Visitors Bureau
Deb Anderson
907.225.6166 • 907.225.4250 Fax
info@visit-ketchikan.com
visit-ketchikan.com

Discover Kodiak
Janet Buckingham
907.486.4782 • 907.486.6545 Fax
visit@kodiak.org
kodiak.org

Mat-Su CVB
Bonnie Quill
907.746.5000 • 907.746.2688 Fax
info@alaskavisit.com
alaskavisit.com

Sitka CVB
Tonia Rioux
907.747.5940 • 907.747.3739 Fax
scvb@sitka.org
sitka.org

Unalaska/Port of Dutch Harbor CVB
Alyssa Sensky
907.581.2612 • 907.581.2613 Fax
unalaskacvb@gmail.com
unalaska.info

Valdez CVB
Colleen Stephens
907.835.2984 • 907.835.4845 Fax
info@valdezalaska.org
valdezalaska.org

Wrangell CVB
Carol Rushmore
907.874.2829/800.367.9745
907.874.3952 Fax
wrangell@wrangell.com
wrangellalaska.org

ARIZONA

Chandler Office of Tourism
Kimberly Janes, CHSP
480.782.3037 • 480.782.3040 Fax
kimberly.janes@chandleraz.gov
visitchandler.com

Flagstaff CVB
Heidi Hansen
928.213.2921 • 928.556.1305 Fax
hhansen@flagstaffaz.gov
flagstaffarizona.org

Glendale CVB
Lorraine Pino
623.930.4500 • 623.463.2337 Fax
lpino@glendaleaz.com
visitglendale.com

Grand Canyon Chamber & Visitors Bureau
Josie Bustillos
928.638.2901
jbustillos@grandcanyonchamber.com
grandcanyoncvb.org

Kingman Visitor Center
Joshua Noble
928.753.6106 • 928.753.6156 Fax
josh@gokingman.com
www.gokingman.com

Lake Havasu City CVB
Ida Jones
928.453.3444 x133 • 928.453.3344 Fax
ida@golakehavasu.com
golakehavasu.com

Visit Mesa
Marc Garcia
480.827.4700 • 480.827.4704 Fax
conventionsales@mesacvb.com
visitmesa.com

Greater Phoenix CVB
Steve Moore
602.254.6500 • 602.253.4415 Fax
sales-info@visitphoenix.com
visitphoenix.com

Prescott Office of Tourism
Don Prince
928.777.1221 • 928.777.1255 Fax
don.prince@prescott-az.gov
visit-prescott.com

Scottsdale CVB
Rachel Sacco
480.421.1004 • 480.421.9733 Fax
info@scottsdalecvb.com
scottsdalecvb.com

Sedona Chamber of Commerce Tourism Bureau
Jennifer Wesselhoff, CDME
928.204.1123 • 928.204.1064 Fax
jwess@sedonachamber.com
visitsedona.com

Tempe Tourism Office
Stephanie Nowack
480.894.8158 • 480.968.8004 Fax
stephanie@tempetourism.com
tempetourism.com

Metropolitan Tucson CVB Graeme Hughes, CTA
520.770.2149 • 520.884.7804 Fax
ghughes@visittucson.org
visittucson.org

Yuma Visitors Bureau
Linda Jordon
928.376.0100 • 928.376.0133 Fax
linda@visityuma.com
visityuma.com

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Greater Vancouver CVB/Tourism Vancouver
Rick Antonson
604.682.2222 • 604.682.1717 Fax
ricka@tourismvancouver.com
tourismvancouver.com

CALIFORNIA

Anaheim/Orange County VCB
Jim Kissinger
715.765.8888 • 714.991.8963 Fax
jkissinger@anaheimoc.org
anaheimoc.org

Bakersfield CVB
David Lyman
661.852.7282 • 661.325.7074 Fax
cvb@visitbakersfield.com
visitbakersfield.com

Visit Berkeley
Barbara Hillman
510.549.7040 • 510.644.2052 Fax
bhillman@visitberkeley.com
visitberkeley.com

Beverly Hills CVB
Mary De Hoyos
310.248.1015 x115 • 310.248.1020 Fax
dehoyos@lovebeverlyhills.com
lovebeverlyhills.com

Big Bear Lake Resort Association
Rebecca Hrabia
800.4BIGBEAR • 909.866.5671 Fax
askbblra@bigbear.com
bigbear.com

Calaveras Visitors Bureau
Lisa Boulton
209.736.0049 • 209.736.9124 Fax
info@gocalaveras.com
gocalaveras.com

Visit Carlsbad
Sam Ross
760.434.6093 • 760.434.6056 Fax
samr@visitcarlsbad.com
visitcarlsbad.com

Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau
Wayne Griffin
310.510.1520 • 310.510.7606 Fax
wgriffin@catalinachamber.com
catalinachamber.com

Costa Mesa CVB
Paulette Lombardi-Fries
714.786.8585 • 714.668.9350 Fax
pfries@travelcostamesa.com
travelcostamesa.com

Fairfield CVB
Anand Patel
707.399.2445 • 707.402.6327 Fax
anand.patel@visitfairfieldca.com
visitfairfieldca.com

Fresno/Clovis CVB
Layla Forstedt
559.981.5500 • 559.445.0122 Fax
layla.forstedt@fresnocvb.org
playfresno.org

Folsom Tourism Bureau
Mary Ann McAlea
916.985.2698 • 916.985.4117 Fax
mamcalea@visitfolsom.com
visitfolsom.com

Gilroy Visitors Bureau/Gilroy Welcome Center
Jane Howard
408.842.6436 • 408.842.6438 Fax
director@gilroywelcomecenter.org
gilroywelcomecenter.org

Huntington Beach MVB
John Ehlenfeldt, CMP
714.969.3492 • 714.969.5592 Fax
john@surfcityusa.com
meetinhb.com

Destination Irvine
Director of Sales
949.502.4127 • 949.660.0829 Fax
meetings@destinationirvine.com
destinationirvine.com

Laguna Beach VCB
Judith Bijlani, CMD
949.376.0511 • 949.376.0558 Fax
judyb@lagunabeachinfo.com
lagunabeachinfo.com

Lodi CVB
Nancy Beckman
209.365.1195 • 209.367.0737 Fax
nbeckman@visitlodi.com
visitlodi.com

Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board
Bryan Churchill
213.804.0119 • 213.236.2306 Fax
bchurchill@latourism.org
discoverlosangeles.com

Manteca CVB
Juliene Flanders
209.823.7229 • 209.239.5790 Fax
juliene@visitmanteca.org
visitmanteca.org

Marin CVB
Mark Essman
415.925.2060 • 415.925.2063 Fax
mark@visitmarin.org
visitmarin.org

Marina del Rey CVB
Beverly Moore
310.306.9000 • 310.306.6605 Fax
bmoore@visitmarinadelrey.com
visitmarinadelrey.com

Visit Mendocino County
Scott Schneider
707.964.9010 • 707.703.4275 Fax
info@visitmendocino.com
visitmendocino.com

Modesto CVB
Jennifer Mullen
209.526.5588 • 209.526.5586 Fax
info@visitmodesto.com
visitmodesto.com

Monterey County CVB
Tammy Blount, FCDME
831.657.6400 • 831.648.5373 Fax
info@seemonterey.com
seemonterey.com

Visit Napa Valley
Clay Gregory
707.260.0075 • 707.265.8154 Fax
sales@visitnapavalley.com
visitnapavalley.com

North Lake Tahoe Resort Association
Jason Neary
530.581.8700 • 530.581.1656 Fax
jason@puretahoenorth.com
gotahoenorth.com

Visit Oakland
Myra Howay
510.208.0528 • 510.839.5924 Fax
myra@visitoakland.org
visitoakland.org

Visit Oceanside
Dana Higgins
760.721.1101 • 760.421.0106
dana@visitoceanside.org
visitoceanside.org

Ontario CVB
Michael Krouse
909.937.3000 • 909.937.3080 Fax
mkrouse@ontariocvb.com
ontariocc.com

Oxnard CVB
Alyce Bosacki
805.385.7545 • 805.385.7571 Fax
info@visitoxnard.com
visitoxnard.com

Greater Palm Springs CVB
Scott White
760.770.9000 • 760.770.9001 Fax
swhite@palmspringsoasis.com
palmspringsoasis.com

Pasadena CVB
Christine Carchia
626.795.9311 • 626.795.9656 Fax
ccarchia@visitpasadena.com
visitpasadena.com

Pismo Beach CVB
Suzen Brasile
805.773.7034 • 805.779.1202 Fax
sbrasile@pismobeach.org
classiccalifornia.com

Placer County Visitors Bureau
Jan Decker
530.887.2111 • 530.887.2134 Fax
jancdecker@visitplacer.com
visitplacer.com

Placer Valley Tourism
David Attaway
916.773.5400
dattaway@placertourism.com
placertourism.com

Redding CVB
Laurie Baker
530.225.4105 • 530.225.4354 Fax
laurie@shastacascade.org
visitredding.com

Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau
Danielle Hollomon-Dutsch
310.376.6911 • 310.356.3546 Fax
danielle@redondochamber.org
visitredondo.com

Richmond CVB
Michelle Itagaki
510.237.1403
michelle@visitrichmondca.com
visitrichmondca.com

Riverside CVB
Debbie Megna
951.222.4700 • 951.222.4712 Fax
dmegna@riversidecvb.com
riversidecvb.com

Sacramento CVB
Steve Hammond
916.808.7777 • 916.808.8676 Fax
shammond@cityofsacramento.org
visitsacramento.com

San Francisco Travel
Joe D'Alessandro
415.974.6900 • 415.227.2602 Fax
convention-sales@sanfrancisco.travel
sanfrancisco.travel

Visit San Luis Obispo County
Stacie Jacob
805.541.8000 • 805.543.9498 Fax
stacie@visitsanluisobispocounty.com
visitsanluisobispocounty.com

San Mateo County/Silicon Valley CVB
Anne LeClair
650.348-7600 • 650.348.7687 Fax
info@smccvb.com
sanmateocountycvb.com

Santa Barbara CVB
Kathy Janega-Dykes
805.966.9222 • 805.966.1728 Fax
tourism@santabarbaraca.com
santabarbaraca.com

Santa Clara CVB
Steve Van Dorn
408.244.8244 • 408.244.7830 Fax
steve.vandorn@santaclara.org
santaclara.org

Santa Clarita Tourism Bureau
Amy Sparks
661.286.4084 •661.286.4001 Fax
tourism@santa-clarita.com
visitsantaclarita.com

Santa Cruz County CVC
Maggie Ivy
831.425.1234 • 831.425.1260 Fax
info@santacruz.org
santacruz.org

Santa Monica CVB
Misti Kerns, CMP, CDME
310.319.6263 • 310.319.6273 Fax
info@santamonica.com
santamonica.com

Visit Santa Rosa
Brad Calkins
707.524.2116 • 707.571.5949 Fax
bradc@visitsantarosa.com
visitsantarosa.com

Solvang CVB
Tracy Farhad
805.688.6144 • 805.688.8620 Fax
tracy@solvangusa.com
solvangusa.com

Sonoma County Tourism
Mark Crabb, FCDME, CMP
707.522.5800 • 707.539.7252 Fax
mcrabb@sonomacounty.com
sonomacounty.com

Stockton CVB
Wes Rhea
209.938.1555 • 209.938.1554 Fax
visitorinfo@visitstockton.org
visitstockton.org

Temecula Valley CVB
Kimberly Adams
951.491.6085 • 951.491.6089 Fax
kimberly@temeculacvb.com
visittemecula.org

Tri-Valley Tourism Bureau
Geoffrey Sarabia-Mason
925.846.8910 • 925.846.9502 Fax
geoffrey@visittrivalley.com
visittrivalley.com

Tuolumne County Visitors Bureau
Nanci Sikes
209.533.4420 • 209.533.0956 Fax
nanci@mlode.com
yosemitegoldcountry.com

Turlock Chamber of Commerce & CVB
Desa Cammack
209.632.2221 • 209.632.5289 Fax
desa@visitturlock.org
visitturlock.org

Visit Vacaville
Melyssa Laughlin
707.450.0500 • 707.471.4101 Fax
info@visitvacaville.com
visitvacaville.com

Vallejo CVB
Mike Browne
707.642.3653 • 707.644.2206 Fax
mike@visitvallejo.com
visitvallejo.com

Ventura VCB
Marlyss Auster
805.648.2075 • 805.648.2150 Fax
tourism@ventura-usa.com
ventura-usa.com

Visalia CVB
Danika Heatherly
559.334.0141 • 559.713.4800 Fax
info@visitvisalia.org
visitvisalia.org

Visit West Hollywood
Bradley Burlingame
310.289.2525 •310.289.2529 Fax
info@visitwesthollywood.com
visitwesthollywood.com

Yolo County Visitors Bureau
Alan Humason
530.297.1900 • 530.297.1901 Fax
info@yolocvb.org
yolocvb.org

Yosemite/Mariposa County Tourism Bureau
Terry Selk
209.742.4567 • 209.742.5176 Fax
terrys@homeofyosemite.com
yosemiteexperience.com

Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau
Dan Cunning
559.683.4636 • 559.683.5697 Fax
ysvb@yosemitethisyear.com
yosemitethisyear.com

COLORADO

Aspen Chamber Resort Association
Julia Theisen
970.925.1940 • 970.925.1173 Fax
jtheisen@aspenchamber.org
aspenchamber.org

Boulder CVB
Mary Ann Mahoney
303.442.2911 • 303.938.2072 Fax
maryann.mahoney@bouldercvb.com
bouldercoloradousa.com

Breckenridge Resort Chamber
John McMahon
970.453.2913 • 970.453.7238 Fax
jmcmahon@gobreck.com
gobreck.com

Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association
Lisa Langer
970.945.6589 • 970.945.1431 Fax
lisa@glenwoodchamber.com
visitglenwood.com

Grand Junction VCB
Barbara Bowman
970.244.1480 • 970.243.7393 Fax
visitgj@gjcity.org
visitgrandjunction.com

Montrose Association of Commerce & Tourism
Jenni Sopsic
970.249.5000 • 970.249.2907 Fax
jenni@montroseact.com
visitmontrose.com

NEVADA

Carson City CVB
Janet Jones, CMP
775.687.7410/800.638.2321
775.687.7416 Fax
jjones@visitcarsoncity.com
visitcarsoncity.com

Carson Valley Visitors Authority
A.J. Frels
775.782.8145 • 775.782.1025 Fax
aj@carsonvalleynv.org
visitcarsonvalley.org

Elko CVA
Tom Lester
775.738.4091 • 775.738.2420 Fax
ecva@elkocva.com
elkocva.com

Eureka County CVB
Andrea Rossman
775.237.6006 • 775.237.6040 Fax
arossman@eurekanv.org
co.eureka.nv.us

Fallon CTA
Richard Gray
775.423.4556 • 775.423.8926 Fax
falntour@phonewave.net
fallontourism.com

Lake Tahoe Incline Village Crystal Bay Visitors Bureau
Bill Hoffman
775.832.1606 • 775.832.1605 Fax
info@gotahoe.com
gotahoenorth.com

Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority
Carol Chaplin
775.588.5900 • 775.588.1941 Fax
sales@ltva.org
tahoesouth.com

Las Vegas CVA
Kevin Bagger
702.892.0711 • 702.892.2824 Fax
kbagger@lvcva.com
visitlasvegas.com

Reno-Sparks CVA
Chris Baum
775.827.7600 • 775.827.7666 Fax
sales@rscva.com
meetrenotahoe.com

NEW MEXICO

Albuquerque CVB
Rob Enriquez
505.842.9918/800.733.9918
505.247.9101 Fax
meet@itsatrip.org
itsatrip.org/meetings

Albuquerque CVB
505.842.9918/800.733.9918
505.247.9101 Fax
meet@itsatrip.org
itsatrip.org/meetings

Las Cruces CVB
Jennifer Bales
505.541.2444 • 505.541.2164 Fax
jbales@las-cruces.org
staysunny.org

Santa Fe CVB
Christine Madden
505.955.6200 • 505.955.6222 Fax
sales@santafe.org
santafe.org

OREGON

Albany Visitors Association
Jimmie Lucht
541.928.0911 • 541.926.1500 Fax
info@albanyvisitors.com
albanyvisitors.com

Visit Bend
Doug LaPlaca
541.382.8048 •541.382.8568 Fax
doug@visitbend.com
visitbend.com

Central Oregon Visitors Association
Alana Hughson
800.800.8334 • 541.385.9487 Fax
alana@visitcentraloregon.com
visitcentraloregon.com

Visit Corvallis
Mary Pat Parker
541.757.1544 •541.753.2664 Fax
info@visitcorvallis.com
visitcorvallis.com

Travel Lane County - Eugene, Cascades & Coast
Kari Westlund
541.484.5307 •541.343.6335 Fax
sales@eugenecascadescoast.org
eugenecascadescoast.org

Travel Medford
Anne Jenkins
541.608.8516 • 541.776.4808 Fax
annej@travelmedford.org
travelmedford.org

Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce
541.265.8801 • 541.265.5589 Fax
lorna@newportchamber.org
newportchamber.org

Oregon's Mt. Hood Territory/Clackamas County Tourism & Cultural Affairs
Danielle Cowan
503.655.8490 • 503.742.5907 Fax
danielle@mthoodterritory.com
mthoodterritory.com

Travel Portland
Michael Smith
503.275.9750 • 503.275.9297 Fax
mike@travelportland.com
travelportland.com

Washington County Visitors Association
Carolyn McCormick
503.644.5555 • 503.644.9784 Fax
carolyn@wcva.org
oregonswashingtoncounty.com

UTAH

Cedar City-Brian Head Tourism Bureau
Maria Twitchell
435.586.5124 • 435.586.4022 Fax
mtwitchell@ironcounty.net
scenicsouthernutah.com

Davis Area CVB
Barbara Riddle, CMP
801.774.8200 • 801.774.8335 Fax
barbara@davis.travel
davis.travel

Ogden/Weber CVB
Sara Toliver
801.778.6250 • 801.399.0783 Fax
sara@visitogden.com
visitogden.com

Park City Chamber/Bureau
Tonya Sweeten
435.649.6100 • 435.649.4132 Fax
tonya@visitparkcity.com
parkcitymeetings.com

Visit Salt Lake
Mark White
801.534.4900/800.541.4955
801.534.4980 Fax
mwhite@visitsaltlake.com
visitsaltlake.com

St. George Convention & Tourism Office
Roxie Sherwin
800.869.6635 • 435.628.1619 Fax
roxie@atozion.com
atozion.com

Utah Valley CVB
Joel Racker
801.851.2100 • 801.851.2109 Fax
joel@utahvalley.com
utahvalley.com

WASHINGTON

Visit Bellevue Washington
Stacy Graven
425.637.1020 • 425.637.0166 Fax
sgraven@visitbellevuewashington.com
visitbellevuewashington.com

Long Beach Peninsula Visitors Bureau
Andi Day
360.642.2400 • 360.642.3900 Fax
andi@funbeach.com
funbeach.com

San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau
Deborah Hopkins
360.378.3277 • 360.378.9585 Fax
deborah@visitsanjuans.com
visitsanjuans.com

Visit Seattle
Tom Norwalk
206.461.5800 • 206.461.5855 Fax
conventions@visitseattle.org
visitseattle.org

Snohomish County Tourism Bureau
Amy Spain
425.348.5802 • 425.348.5701 Fax
visitor@snohomish.org
snohomish.org

Spokane Regional CVB
Cheryl Kilday
509.624.1341 • 509.623.1297 Fax
ckilday@visitspokane.com
visitspokane.com

Tri-Cities VCB
Kris Watkins
509.735.8486 • 509.783.9005 Fax
bureau@visittri-cities.com
visittri-cities.com

Vancouver USA Regional Tourism Office
Kimberly Bennett
360.750.1553 • 360.750.1933 Fax
info@visitvancouverusa.com
visitvancouverusa.com

Yakima Valley VCB
John Cooper
509.575.3010 • 509.575.6252 Fax
info@visityakima.com
visityakimavalley.org

WYOMING

Casper Area CVB
Aaron McCreight
307.234.5362 307.261.9928 Fax
aaron@casperwyoming.info
casperwyoming.info

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