Board of directors

STS Executive Board for 2018-2019
Chair: Monica Smith,  Vice President, Sales & Service Visit Jacksonville
Vice-Chair: Tim Todd, Executive Director Discover Upcountry Carolina Association
Treasurer: Donna Carpenter, CEO/President Cabarrus County CVB
Secretary:  Jill Kidder,  President/CEO Louisiana Travel Promotion Association
Marketing College Provost:  Berkeley W. Young, President Young Strategies
Past Chair: Shelley Johnson, CDME, Executive Director Visit Lake Charles
STS Board of Directors
ALABAMA
David Allred, Principal & Marketing Director Stamp Idea Group, LLC**
Patti Culp, Executive Director Alabama Travel Council
Joseph Dabbs Advance Travel and Tourism**
Tami Reist, President & CEO Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Assoc.
Judy Ryals, President & CEO Huntsville-Madison County CVB
Lee Sentell, Director Alabama Department of Tourism 
ARKANSAS
Karen Trevino, CTIS, CCTP, TMP, Assistant Director North Little Rock CVB
J.R. Shaw, Executive Director Visit Rogers
Jim Dailey, Tourism Director Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism
FLORIDA
Meredith DaSilva, Director of Executive Operations VISIT FLORIDA
Debbie Meihls, Executive Director New Smyrna Beach Area CVB
Kimberly Morgan, Director of Tourism & Film Development Clay County Board of County Commissioners
Nerissa Okiye, Tourism & Marketing Manager Martin County Office of Tourism & Marketing
GEORGIA
Franci G. Edgerly, President & CEO ITI Digital, Inc.**
Bill Hardman, President & CEO Southeast Tourism Society
Kevin Langston, Deputy Commissioner Georgia Dept. of Economic Development
Jay Markwalter, Director of Sales Augusta CVB
Tom Shinall, Director of Marketing Booth Western Art Museum
KENTUCKY
Hank Phillips, President/CEO Kentucky Travel Industry Association
Nicole Twigg, VP Tourism Development Louisville CVB
Kristen R. Branscum, Commissioner Kentucky Department of Travel
LOUISIANA
Timothy Bush, President & CEO Louisiana's Cajun Bayou
Stacy Brown, President Shreveport-Bossier TCB
Jonathan Taylor, Assistant Director Livingston Parish CVB
Doug Bourgeois, Assistant Secretary of Tourism Louisiana Office of Tourism
MISSISSIPPI
Rochelle Hicks, Executive Director Mississippi Tourism Association
Bill Seratt, Executive Director Vicksburg CVB
Craig Ray, Director of Tourism Visit Mississippi
NORTH CAROLINA
Angie Chandler, Executive Director Blue Ridge National Heritage Area
Marla Tambellini, Deputy Executive Director, CVB Asheville CVB
Wit Tuttle, Assistant Secretary, Div of Tourism, Film & Sports Development Visit North Carolina
SOUTH CAROLINA
Brad Dean, President & CEO Myrtle Beach Area CVB
Tim McManus, Principal Stowaway
Jennifer Stilwell, CMO Visit Greenville SC
Amy Duffy, Chief of Staff South Carolina Parks, Recreation & Tourism
TENNESSEE
Hannah Paramore/Executive Vice President Paramore Digital**
Steve May, Director/Marketing Operations Jack Daniel Distillery
Barbara Wolke, CHSP, CTTP, TMP, Vice President Rutherford County CVB
Kevin Triplett, Commissioner Tennessee Dept. of Tourist Development
VIRGINIA
Matt Isner, Chief Strategy Officer Charles Ryan Associates**
Justin Kerns, Executive Director Winchester-Frederick County CVB
Ron Kuhlman, VP Tourism|Marketing & Sales Virginia Beach CVB
Rita McClenny, President & CEO Virginia Tourism Corporation
WEST VIRGINIA
Christy Bailey, Executive Director National Coal Heritage Area
Leisha Elliott, Executive Director The CVB of Marion County
Chelsea Ruby, Commissioner of Tourism West Virginia Division of Tourism
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updated 2/5/2018
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