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Board of Directors

Board of Directors 2020 – 2021

Joe Adams
CEO, DiscoveryCube/ Ocean Quest

David Beek
Owner, Balboa Island Ferry

Adam Beer
General Manager, Lido House Hotel
*Permanent Member

Linda M. Beimfohr
VP, Hornblower Cruises & Events
*Secretary, Member at Large

Candace Bisconte, DMCP
Partner, Eventis Destination Services
*Treasurer, Member at Large

Homer Bludau
*Vice Chairperson, Member at Large

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

Charles Cho
General Manager, Newport Beach Marriott Bayview
*Permanent Member

Marina Dutton
General Manager, Balboa Bay Resort
*Permanent Member

Gregg Herning
General Manager, Renaissance Newport Beach Hotel
*Permanent Member

Erin Henry
General Manager, Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
*Permanent Member

Rush Hill
NRM Real Estate Advisors

Russ Kline
Retired, American Express
*Member at Large

Dennis Kuhl
Chairman, Angels Baseball

Jon Lewis
Chief of Police, Newport Beach Police Dept.

Steve Rosansky
President and CEO, Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce

Ron Schwartz
Newport Beach Restaurant Association

Gregg Schwenk
CEO/Executive Director, Newport Beach Film Festival

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

Gerard Widder
Managing Director, The Resort at Pelican Hill

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

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Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina
Permanent Member

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Fashion Island Hotel Newport Beach

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General Manager, Hyatt Regency John Wayne Airport Newport Beach

*Position on Executive Committee

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