San Diego Tourism Authority FY14 Board of Directors

The San Diego Tourism Authority is pleased to announce the FY14 Board of Directors. This dedicated group will help direct and set the vision for the coming year. Please help us in welcoming them.

Executive Committee


Jim Durbin
HMA Member at Large
General Manager
San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter

Fred Glick
Vice President of Operations
Phil’s BBQ

Scott Hermes
General Manager
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina

Mohsen Khaleghi (Treasurer)
General Manager
Hyatt La Jolla

Brian Hughes
General Manager
Omni San Diego Hotel

Kevin Konopasek (Chairman)
General Manager
The Dana on Mission Bay

Rod LaBranche (1st Vice Chair)
Director of Sales
Old Town Trolley / SEAL Tours

Kris Michell
President
Downtown San Diego Partnership

Ted Molter
Director Of Marketing
San Diego Zoo Global

Jim Oddo (2nd Vice Chair)
Executive Vice President
Town & Country

John Reilly
Park President
SeaWorld San Diego

Steve Weathers (Secretary)
President
SEAT Planners, Inc.

Board Members


Ann Berchtold
Founder & Director
ART SAN DIEGO 2013 / BTB-ART, Inc.

John Blem
General Manager
Hampton Inn San Diego/Mission Valley

Thella Bowens
President & Chief Executive Officer
San Diego County Regional Airport Authority

Gregg Fracassa
Vice President & Regional Managing Director
Noble House Hotels & Resorts

Dan Fullen
General Manager
The Lodge at Torrey Pines

John Gates
General Manager
Rancho Bernardo Inn Golf Resort & Spa

David Hall
General Manager
Paradise Point Resort & Spa

Tuni Kyi
General Manager
San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina

Elvin Lai
President & Chief Executive Officer
Ocean Park Inn

Jimmy Parker
Executive Director
Gaslamp Quarter Association

Peter Ripa
Executive Director
Century Club of San Diego

Felicia Shaw
Director, Arts & Culture
The San Diego Foundation

Jim Unger
Vice President & General Manager
Hornblower Cruises & Events

Roxana Velasquez
Maruja Baldwin Executive Director
The San Diego Museum of Art

Michael Wlodkowski
General Manager
San Diego Marriott Del Mar

Tony Young
Chief Executive Officer
San Diego Red Cross

Alan Ziter
Executive Director
NTC Foundation

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