Committees

PATT Committees

*Please consider participating in one of the following Committees.

Communications Committee

Committee Purpose

The purpose of the Communications Committee is to recommend policies to PATT’s board of directors governing internal and external communications, develop and implement an annual communications plan, and to assist PATT staff and contractors in developing messaging and communication materials.

Chairperson: Liz Diesel, Glade’s Pike Winery

[email protected]

Governance Committee

Committee Purpose

The purpose of the Governance Committee is to recommend policies to PATT’s board of directors regarding governance and leadership development, make nominations for an annual election of directors and officers, and to annually review the organization’s by-laws and recommend amendments to ensure they are kept up-to-date with current practice.

Chairperson: Joe Massaro, Hilton Harrisburg

[email protected]

Keystone Society for Tourism Committee

Committee Purpose

The purpose of the Keystone Society for Tourism Committee is to recognize individuals and organizations who demonstrate excellence in supporting Pennsylvania’s travel and tourism economy.  The committee is responsible for creating award guidelines, processes, and for the selection of honorees; as well as the organization of an annual awards gala that may be part of the Pennsylvania Tourism Summit or a stand-alone event.

Chairperson: James Morrison, Getaways on Display

[email protected]

TRAVELPAC Fundraising Committee

Committee Purpose

The purpose of the TravelPAC Fundraising Committee is to develop and implement fundraising activities and strategies consistent with state and federal election laws to ensure an adequately funded Political Action Committee to support PATT’s political platform objectives.

Chairperson:  John Oliver, Visit Erie

[email protected]

Finance Committee

Committee Purpose

The purpose of the Finance Committee is to recommend policies to PATT’s board of directors governing financial matters, develop an annual budget for approval by the board of directors, and to assist PATT staff and contractors in sound financial management practices for the organization.

Chairperson:  Donna Holdorf, Heritage PA

[email protected]

Investor Development Committee

Committee Purpose

The purpose of the Investor Development Committee is to recommend policies to PATT’s board of directors governing investment tiers and benefits, develop and implement investor recruitment and retention protocols, and to assist PATT staff and contractors in identifying investor prospects and creating recruitment materials.

Chairperson:  Katie Donald , Punxsutawney Groundhog Club

[email protected]

Professional Development Committee

Committee Purpose

The purpose of the Professional Development Committee is to recommend policies to PATT’s board of directors governing professional development education activities; develop and implement a professional development plan for the organization, its investors and the travel and tourism industry; and to assist PATT staff and contractors in planning and executing professional development events for the travel and tourism industry.

Chairperson:  Dee Fegan, 30 Timber Road B&B

[email protected]

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For additional information please feel free to contact any of the Committee Chairs or Rob Fulton at [email protected]