Attends to ensuring nomination for, and distribution of, all awards given out at the convention each year.
Jimmy Hall, Chair
Reviews the bylaws of the association annually and advises the board of any changes needed. It also draws up any changes and submits them to the board for approval.
Casey Newton, Chair
Convention Planning Committee:
Works on the planning of the annual convention. It meets several times a year during the planning stages, as well as meeting once at the host hotel to view the convention and banquet spaces and meet with the staff on site.
Jason Quick, Chair
Works to ensure that the association is providing valuable and unique education and benefit offerings to its’ members. This committee also helps plan and execute the Spring Board Workshop.
Tim O’Bryan, Chair
Emergency Preparedness Committee:
Assists in developing an emergency response plan in the event of a disaster such as a hurricane for purposes of evacuation, relief efforts, etc.
J. Morgan Brown, Chair
Regularly reviews financial reports, develops budget, considers investment options.
Mona Seaman, Chair
Works closely with our Lobbyist on new bills being introduced in the State Assembly and Senate; assists in planning the annual Legislation Day program, and monitors and is involved in watching applicable national efforts.
Andre Ferreira, Chair
Works on promoting and increasing membership. It is primarily responsible for proactive reach outs to operator, tour and associate members to promote the benefits of VMA’s members.
Larry Williams, Chair
This committee is appointed by the President 3 months before each annual Board election to plan and oversee the elections.
Tim O'Bryan, Co-Chair
Assists in overseeing the scholarship fund and application process
Works in conjunction with the Executive Director on any technology changes (website, registration, AMS, etc.) required by the association. All proposed changes must be submitted to the board for review and approval.
Vicki Bowman, Chair
Works to help enhance the benefits that the VMA offers to its Tourism-focused members.
Julie Levengood, Chair