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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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Katharine McComb

Accounting Manager

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

Primary Responsibilities
Katharine was born and raised in Southern California, where she graduated from UC San Diego with a degree in Economics and a minor in Environmental Studies. Having a professional background in accounting, she found that she could marry her passions of finance and environmental stewardship at her current position at the LTVA. Her activities include snowmobiling and snowboarding in winter, and she is an enthusiastic paddle boarder and hiker in balmier months.

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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