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Board of Directors 2022 – 2023

David Beek
Owner, Balboa Island Ferry

Linda M. Beimfohr
VP, City Experiences by Hornblower
*Secretary

Candace Bisconte, DMCP
Partner, Eventis Destination Services
*Treasure

Homer Bludau
*Vice Chairperson

André Brose
General Manager, Lido House Hotel
Permanent Member

Scott Catlett
Finance Director, City of Newport Beach
Non-voting Board Advisor

Charles Cho
General Manager, Newport Beach Marriott Bayview
Permanent Member

Amy Deift
VP, City Experiences by Hornblower

Marina Dutton
General Manager, Balboa Bay Resort
Permanent Member

Michael Gelfand
Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina
Permanent Member

Erin Henry
General Manager, Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
Permanent Member

Rush Hill
NRM Real Estate Advisors

Wasim Kazi
General Manager, Hyatt Regency John Wayne Airport Newport Beach
Permanent Member

Jon Lewis
Chief of Police, Newport Beach Police Dept.
*Member at Large

Mario Marovic
Lounge Group

Tony Petros
President, LSA Associates

Henry Pyle
Owner, Chartwell Real Estate Development/ Balboa Fun Zone Company, LLC.

Steve Rosansky
President and CEO, Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce

Gregg Schwenk
CEO/Executive Director, Newport Beach Film Festival
*Non-voting Board Advisor

Debbie Snavely
General Manager, Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa
*Chairperson, Permanent Member

Joe Stapleton
President, Spinnaker Investment Group

Tanya Thomas
Vice President & General Manager, Fashion Island
Permanent Member

Gerard Widder
Managing Director, The Resort at Pelican Hill
*Permanent Member

Sharon Wood
City of Newport Beach
*City Appointee, Member at Large

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*Position on Executive Committee

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