CVB BOARDS

 

Joint Powers Authority Executive Committee

Linda Evans
Chair
Mayor, City of La Quinta

Geoff Kors
Vice Chair
Mayor pro tem, City of Palm Springs

Richard Balocco
Executive Committee Member
Council Member, City of Indian Wells

Elaine Holmes
Executive Committee Member
Council Member, City of Indio

Jan Harnik
Executive Committee Member
Council Member, City of Palm Desert

Ernesto Gutierrez
Executive Committee Member
Council Member, City of Cathedral City

Gary Gardner
Executive Committee Member
Council Member, City of Desert Hot Springs

V. Manuel Perez
Executive Committee Member
4th District Supervisor, County of Riverside

Charles Townsend
Executive Committee Member
Council Member, City of Rancho Mirage


CVB Board of Directors

Tom Tabler
Chair
General Manager, JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa

Rolf Hoehn
Vice Chair
Director of Business Development, Indian Wells Tennis Garden

Robert Del Mas
Secretary
General Manager, Empire Polo Club & Event Facility

Aftab Dada
Treasurer
Managing Director, Hilton Palm Springs

Bruce Abney
Board Member
Owner/Innkeeper, El Morocco Inn

Rick Axelrod, MD
Board Member
Immediate Past Chair, Coachella Valley Economic Partnership

Lorraine Becker
Board Member
Immediate Past President, Cabot's Pueblo Museum

Celeste Brackley
Board Member
General Manager, Ace Hotel & Swim Club

Tony Bruggemans
Board Member
General Manager, Le Vallauris Restaurant

Gary Cardiff
Board Member
Owner/President, Cardiff Limousine & Transportation

Jay Chesterton
Board Member
Vice President of Hotel Operations and Food & Beverage, Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

Dermot Connolly
Board Member
General Manager, La Quinta Resort & Club

Tim Ellis
Immediate Past Chair
Managing Partner, TRAVELHOST of Greater Palm Springs

Michael Facenda
Board Member
Vice President of Marketing, Agua Caliente Casinos

Rob Hampton
Board Member
General Manager, Palm Springs Convention Center

Jerry Keller
Board Member
Owner, LULU and Acqua California Bistros

Jay Mainthia
Board Member
General Manager/Owner, La Mere, LLC, dba Indio Super 8 & Suites

Michael McLean
Board Member
CEO/Owner, McLean Company Rentals

Allen Monroe
Board Member
President/CEO, The Living Desert

Lee Morcus
Board Member Emeritus
Owner, Kaiser Restaurant Group

Thomas Nolan
Board Member
Executive Director, Palm Springs International Airport (PSP)

Brad Poncher
Board Member
General Manager, Homewood Suites by Hilton, La Quinta

Greg Purdy
Board Member
VP of Marketing and Public Affairs, Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Christoph Roshardt
Board Member
General Manager, Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa, Indian Wells

Tom Scaramellino
Board Member
General Manager, Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa

Bob Schneider
Board Member
Marketing, Palm Springs Power Baseball

Barb Smith
Board Member
Partner, Access Palm Springs

Kelly Steward
Board Member
General Manager, The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage

Joseph Tormey
Board Member
Director of Hospitality Program, CSUSB Palm Desert Campus

Peggy Trott
Board Member
General Manager, Kimpton Rowan Palm Springs

Doug Watson
Board Member
Managing Director of Hospitality,
College of the Desert

Elie Zod
Board Member
Retired Hospitality Executive

Linda Evans
JPA Executive Committee on CVB Board of Directors
Mayor, City of La Quinta

Geoff Kors
JPA Executive Committee on the CVB Board of Directors
Mayor pro tem, City of Palm Springs


Technical Advisory Committee

Lauri Aylaian
Committee Member
City Manager, City of Palm Desert

Isaiah Hagerman
Committee Member
City Manager, City of Rancho Mirage

Chuck Maynard
Committee Member
City Manager, City of Desert Hot Springs

Charlie McClendon
Committee Member
City Manager, City of Cathedral City

Chris Freeland​
Committee Member
City Manager, City of Indian Wells

David Ready
Committee Member
City Manager, City of Palm Springs

Mark Scott
Committee Member
City Manager, City of Indio

Jon McMillen​
Committee Member
City Manager, City of La Quinta