Convention & Visitor Bureau Board

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Members

  • Dan Alden, Food/Beverage Establishment
    Term: March 2017 to February 2020
  • Samantha Armbruster (ex-officio), Main Street Director
    Term: March 2017 to February 2020
  • Daniel Arredondo, SM Tourist Attraction
    Term: March 2015 to February 2018
  • Larry Cooper, Hotel/Motel 90 plus rooms
    Term: March 2015 to February 2018
  • Adriana Cruz, (ex-officio), GSMP Director
    Term: March 2015 to February 2018
  • Omar Dawoud, Downtown Business
    Term: March 2017 to February 2020
  • Melissa Derrick, Council Member
    Term: March 2017 to February 2020
  • Sonya Garcia, Hotel with less than 90 rooms
    Term: March 2016 to February 2019
  • Rafael Garcia, Museums 
    Term: March 2016 to February 2019
  • Kevin Gilley, Texas State Media/Academics
    Term: March 2015 to February 2018
  • Collette Jamison (ex-officio), City Manager
    Term: March 2017 to February 2020
  • John Lairsen, Tanger Outlets
    Term: March 2016 to February 2019
  • Jason Mock (ex-officio), Chamber President
    Term: March 2015 to February 2018
  • Vikash Patel, Hotel/Motel
    Term: March 2015 to February 2018
  • Lisa Prewitt, Council Member
    Term: March 2017 to February 2020
  • Bert Stratemann, Parks
    Term: March 2017 to February 2020
  • Tanya Tounzen, Premium Outlets
    Term: March 2015 to February 2018
  • Rosina Valle, (ex-officio) El Centro
    Term: March 2017 to February 2020
  • Josh Whittenburg, Texas State Athletics
    Term: March 2016 to February 2019

Membership


The Convention and Visitor Bureau (CVB) consists of 5 non-voting ex officio members and 14 voting members:
  • 2 City Council Member
  • 2 manager of outlet malls
  • Downtown Business Owner
  • City Parks and Recreation Department Staff
  • Heritage association/museums located in the City
  • Owner of food/beverage establishment in the City
  • Owner/operators of tourist attractions located in the City
  • Owners/operators of hotels/motels in the City with 90 plus rooms
  • Owner/operators of hotels/motels in the City with less than 90 rooms
  • Owners/operators of hotels/motels in the City
  • Texas State Academic/Media/PR
  • Texas State Athletic

Liaison


  • Rebecca Ybarra-Ramirez, CVB Director
    Phone: 512-393-5937

Responsibilities

The Convention and Visitor Bureau Advisory Board will advise and provide oversight for programs for the promotion of tourism of San Marcos both nationally and internationally.