Governmental Affairs Committee

COMMITTEE CHARTER

Purpose Statement:  To monitor and offer public policy recommendations, on behalf of the Central Florida tourism industry, to the CFHLA Board of Directors. Importantly, this committee provides an opportunity for hospitality executives to meet with local elected officials and community leaders to discuss industry issues and priorities.

Meetings are scheduled for the second Wednesday of every month, 12 Noon – 2:00pm, with the location rotating to different Central Florida lodging properties. Please note participation on this committee is by appointment only.


2020 COMMITTEE LEADERSHIP

ChairJon McGavin, Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes
Vice Chair: Duane Winjum, Melia Orlando Suite Hotel at Celebration


NEXT COMMITTEE MEETING DATE

(BY INVITATION ONLY)

DATE: Wednesday, November 11, 2020
TIME: 12Noon - 2:00PM
LOCATION: Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes (4012 Central Florida Parkway, Orlando, FL 32837)

CFHLA recognizes the 2020 Governmental Affairs Committee Meeting Sponsors:

           

2020 GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

NAME
COMPANY
Jon McGavin - Chair Grande Lakes Orlando
Duane Winjum - Vice Chair Melia Orlando Celebration
COMMITTEE MEMBERS:  
Barb Bowden Loews Hotels & Resorts
Jackie Bozzuto
Lowndes
Michelle Brady-Palmer SeaWorld Parks & Resorts
Brian Comes Hyatt Regency Orlando
Ruthann DiLauri Minuteman Press
Steven Jamieson
Mall at Millenia
Rachel Kobb / Michelle Strenth Orlando Health
John Lamont The Florida Hotel & Conference Center
Jay Leonard
Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Resort Disney Springs Resort Area /
Wyndham Garden Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs Resort Area
Mike Magnelli Las Palmeras by Hilton Grand Vacations
Marco Manzie Paramount Hospitality Group
Jesse Martinez The Alfond Inn at Rollins
John McReynolds / Melanie Becker Universal Orlando Resort
Chris Mueller Hilton Orlando
Cedric Pas Floridays Resort Orlando (Vacation Ownership Representative)
Mark Politte DoubleTree by Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Orlando
Fred Sawyers Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
Adrianna Sekula Walt Disney World Company
Bruce Skwarlo Orlando Marriott Lake Mary
Jeff Swirsky AD1 Global, Inc.
Beth Thibodaux / Rebekah Hurd AdventHealth Orlando
Justin Vermuth American Resort Development Association
Brian Wong Celebration Suites Hotel

If you have any questions relating to the Governmental Affairs Committee please contact CFHLA Public Policy Director, Madison Youngman at [email protected].

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