Chairman Frank Jorgensen Bright Enterprises
Vice Chairman

Christian Asam

Bavarian Inn

Secretary Frank DeBerry Snowshoe Mountain Resort
Treasurer Jerry Henderson N/A
Travel Industry Division President Steve Drumheller Snowshoe Mountain Resort
Food Service Division President Ray Burke Better Foods, Inc.
Lodging Division President Cindi Napier The Greenbrier
CVB Division President

Kara Dense

Greenbrier County CVB

Regional Representatives

Northern Panhandle - 1 Steve Hilliard

Oglebay Resort & Conference Center

Mountaineer Country - 2 Scott Duarte, CCC Bridgeport Conference Center
Eastern Gateway - 3

Annette Gavin

Jefferson County CVB

Potomac Highlands – 4



Central Lakes – 5 Vacant N/A
Mountain Lakes

Chris Richards

Lewis County CVB
New River/Greenbrier Valley – 6 Kelly Collins State Fair of West Virginia
Metro Valley – 7

Deno Stanley

Adelphia Sports Bar 

Mid-Ohio Valley – 8 Buddy Butler Stonewall Marketing
Hatfield & McCoy Mountain Region – 9 Vacant Vacant

National Seats

AHLA Service Owner or Operator

Tripp Lowe

Clarion Hotel, Quality Inn

NRA Board Representative Dewey Guida Dee-Jay’ BBQ Ribs


Immediate Past Chairman Sharon H. Rowe N/A
Board Emeritus Dale Maurer N/A
Board Emeritus Dave Arnold Adventures on the Gorge
Board Emeritus Ashby Berkley N/A
Board Emeritus

Carol Asam

Bavarian Inn

Member At Large Tami Maynard WV HEAT
Member At Large Mike Folio

North Central Distributors, Inc.

Member At Large Mike Hager Stonewall Resort
Member At Large Gavin Ward WV Association of Fairs & Festivals
Member At Large

Chad Bishop

Hatfield & McCoy Moonshine

Member At Large

Michael Gardner

S & D Coffee & Tea

Member At Large Frank DeMarco College of Business & Economics
Member At Large

Steven Keith

Miles (Travel Marketing)

Member At Large Chelsea Ruby

WV Tourism Office

Member At Large

Alisa Bailey

Charleston CVB

Member At Large John Cavacini WV Racing Association
Member at Large

Don Smith

WV Press Association
Member at Large Xavier Staggs

Jenkins Fenstermaker, PLLC

Consultant JD Morgan Frostline Consulting, LLC
Executive Director & Editor Carol S. Fulks WVHTA


WVHTA’s members represent many of the attractions, restaurants, hotels, suppliers, service providers and employers that contribute $3.9 billion dollars to West Virginia’s economy annually.  WVHTA represents these members to state government and is their connection to similar organizations nationwide. Through the association’s work, members come together to maintain a strong, united voice dedicated to promoting and supporting hospitality and travel in West Virginia

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