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Destination DC Board of Directors 2017-2018

Daniel Nadeau, General Manager, Marriott Marquis Washington, DC*

Nizam Ali, General Manager, Ben's Chili Bowl*

Gregory Casten, Partner/Dir. of Ops., Tony and Joe’s Seafood Place*

Gail Smith-Howard, General Manager, Hyatt Regency*

Mike Dickens, Principal, Hospitality Partners*

Elliott Ferguson, President & CEO, Destination DC*

Michael Akin, President, LINK Strategic Partners*
Clarence Anthony, CEO/Executive Director, National League of Cities
Amy Austin, President and CEO, theatreWashington
Meade Atkeson, General Manager, W Hotel*
Wharton Berger, Executive Economic Development Finance, Office of the Chief Financial Officer of the District of Columbia
Ron Bracco, Vice President of Events, Hargrove, Inc.*
Meg Caulk, Director of External Affairs, National Air and Space Museum
Paul J. Cohn, Chairman, O Street Museum
Jerome Davis, Executive Vice President/Chief Revenue Officer, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority*
John P. Drew, President and CEO, Trade Center Management and Associates (A Drew Company)
Kathy Hollinger, President, Restaurant Assoc. Metro. Washington
Robin-Eve Jasper, President, NoMa BID
Solomon Keene, Jr., President, Hotel Association of Washington DC
Brian Kenner, Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, Government of DC
Nancy Koide, Co-Owner, SEI
Evan Koppel, Regional Director, United Airlines
James MacGregor, Publisher, Washington Business Journal
Stephen Marks, Partner, Bike & Roll Washington DC*
Susan Norton, Executive Director, International League of Conservation Photography
Gregory A. O’Dell, President & CEO, Events DC*
Barbara Richardson, Chief of Staff, WMATA/Metro
Steve Shulman, Executive Director, Cultural Tourism DC
Steve Smith, General Manager, Grand Hyatt Washington
Sherie Swain, Holiday Inn Capitol*
David Touhey, President of Venues, Monumental Sports & Entertainment*
Jessica Wasserman, Wasserman & Associates

*Indicates a member of Destination DC Executive Committee