The Convention and Visitor Bureau (CVB) was established by Charter Ordinance 15 in 2003 along with the establishment of the transient guest tax.
Per Charter Ordinance 30, the Convention and Visitors Bureau shall consist of seven (7) members, who shall be appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Governing Body for three (3) year terms commencing on the second Monday of January.
Membership shall be comprised of:
Owners, operators, or employees of persons engaged in the hotel/motel business
Representatives from agencies or organizations engaged in promoting tourism, or from historic or cultural attractions in the city
Members of the general public
Members of other city boards
Current Members and Term
Ross Boelling 2024
Kim McDowell 2024
Samantha Pryor 2025
Mukul Ghosh Hajra 2026
Sarah Anderson 2026
Kimmy Phillips 2026
Elizabeth Weese 2026
Meeting and Contact Information
The CVB Board meets on the 4th Tuesday of each quarter (January, April, July and October) at 2:00 p.m. at the CVB Conference Room located at 201 NW 2nd Street.