Sarasota, Florida (September 16, 2013) – Visit Sarasota County (VSC) announces the members of the Board of Directors for the 2014 Fiscal Year. The Executive committee of the Board of Directors is comprised of the following individuals: Chair, Michael Klauber, Proprietor of Michael’s on East; Vice Chair, Jeff Mayers General Manager of The Resort at Longboat Key Club; and Secretary/Treasurer, Pete Norden, General Manager of Clear Channel Communications, Inc. Paige Hartmann, Owner of The Inn on Siesta Key is the Immediate Past Chair.
Returning general members of the VSC Board are: Commissioner Joseph Barbetta, County Commissioner of the Sarasota County Commission; Steven High, Executive Director of The Ringling Museum; Maria Bankemper, General Manager of Best Western Plus-Gateway Siesta Key Hotel; Kelly Romanoff, Marketing Manager of Gulf Coast Community Foundation; Andrew Dorr, Senior Vice President of Githler Development, Inc.; Jon Robinson, Park Manager of Myakka State Park; and Drayton Saunders, President of Michael Saunders & Company. Joining the Board of Directors this year is Christine Johnson, President of the Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast.
VISIT SARASOTA COUNTY leads and supports the tourism industry in Sarasota County by providing the highest quality and most innovative marketing programs and promotions to ensure the continued growth of tourism and travel from visitors around the world. For more information on VISIT SARASOTA COUNTY, contact Lynn Hobeck Bates at (941) 955-0991, ext. # 103, or firstname.lastname@example.org.