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Carol Chaplin

President & CEO

(775) 588-5900 ext.302
carol@LTVA.org

Primary Responsibilities
Administration, Marketing, Public and Community Relations. Background: 30 years in the hospitality industry including Hotel and Attraction Management and Operations, Sales and Marketing, Food and Beverage.

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Sue Barton

Senior Vice President Administration & Operations

(530) 544-5050 ext. 224
sue@LTVA.org

Primary Responsibilities
Administration, Motorcoach and SMERF Sales, Visitor Center oversight, Community Relations. Background: 30 years in the hospitality industry in Tahoe South, including Attraction Management and Operations, Sales and Marketing, Food and Beverage.

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Tony Lyle

Vice President
Tourism Development

(530) 544-5050 ext. 229
tony@LTVA.org

Primary Responsibilities
Sales and distribution through 3rd party vendors; Visitor Information Services, strategy and operation;Digital oversight and support; Local marketing and partner/community relations. Background: 20+ years in the Leisure, Tourism and Travel Industry. Direct experience with the travel trade and ski industry.

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Eric Szandzik

Accounting Manager

(775) 588-5900 ext. 304
Eric@LTVA.org

Primary Responsibilities
Financial Preparation and Reporting, Payroll and Human Resources. Background: Office Management experience for property management, financial advisors, and employer group benefits. Accounting experience in personal finances and State of Nevada Admin Fiscal.

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Mike Frye

Events & International Media Relations Manager

(775) 588-5900 ext. 309
mike@LTVA.org

Primary Responsibilities
Event development and oversight, media communication and story development, corporate sales. Background: 30+ years in the hospitality industry in Tahoe South, including Ski Resort Senior Management
and Operations, Sales and Marketing.

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Anne Sutterfield

Online & Operations Manager

(530) 544-5050 ext. 223
anne@LTVA.org

Primary Responsibilities
TahoeSouth.com and LTVA.org, Activity Tickets, SMERF and Motorcoach Group Sales, Visitor Center Operations, Community Relations/Outreach and Social Media. Background: 20+ years’ experience in the hospitality industry in Tahoe South, including Sales and Operations.

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Stuart Maas

Marketing Manager

(775) 588-5900 ext. 306
stuart@LTVA.org

Primary Responsibilities
Content Calendar, Social Media, In-house Artwork and Creative, Special Events. Background: Hospitality,
Graphic Design, Project Management.

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Vanessa Lopez

Executive Assistant

(775) 588-5900 ext. 300
vanessa@LTVA.org

Primary Responsibilities
Office Administration and Staff Support. Background: AA Graphic Design from San Diego City College. Certificate of Photograph from Lake Tahoe Community College.

 

Board of Directors

Patrick Ronan (CHAIRMAN)
Tahoe Lakeshore Lodge & Spa
Representing: South Lake Tahoe Tourism Improvement District

Jerry Bindel (TREASURER)
Aston Lakeland Village
Representing: South Lake Tahoe Tourism Improvement District

Wendy David
Representing: City of South Lake Tahoe

Bryan Davis
Edgewood Tahoe
Representing: TDVA/Douglas County Lodging

John Koster (SECRETARY)
Harrah’s/Harveys Lake Tahoe
Representing: Tahoe Douglas Visitors Authority

Nancy McDermid
Representing: Douglas County, NV

Peter Sonntag
Heavenly Mountain Resort
Representing: Lake Tahoe South Shore Chamber of Commerce

 

Marketing Advisory Committee

Mindi Befu (CHAIRMAN)
Barton Health
Representing: At-Large

Nicholas Breaux-Fujita
Harrah’s/Harveys Lake Tahoe
Representing: TDVA/Douglas County Lodging

Kelly Campbell
Vail Resorts
Representing: Recreation/Attraction

Bill Cottrill
Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel
Representing: South Lake Tahoe Lodging

Bryan Davis
Edgewood Tahoe
Representing: TDVA/Douglas County Lodging

Diana Evans
AE Marketing & Association
Representing: At-Large

Jenn Gleckman
MarketingProfs
Representing: At-Large

Steven Hemphill
Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort
Representing: Recreation/Attraction

Margie Kovarik-Maxhimer
Tahoe Summers Inc.
Representing: At-Large

Michael Newberger
Aston Lakeland Village
Representing: South Lake Tahoe Lodging

Jenna Palacio
Jenna Palacio Public Relations
Representing: At-Large