Governmental Affairs Committee

COMMITTEE CHARTER

Purpose Statement:  To monitor and offer public policy recommendations, on behalf of the Central Florida tourism industry, to the CFHLA Board of Directors. Importantly, this committee provides an opportunity for hospitality executives to meet with local elected officials and community leaders to discuss industry issues and priorities.

Meetings are scheduled for the second Wednesday of every month, 12 Noon – 2:00pm, with the location rotating to different Central Florida lodging properties. Please note participation on this committee is by appointment only.


2021 COMMITTEE LEADERSHIP

ChairJon McGavin, Grande Lakes Orlando
Vice Chair: Bruce Skwarlo, Orlando Marriott Lake Mary


NEXT COMMITTEE MEETING DATE

DATE: Wednesday, April 14, 2021
TIME: 12noon - 2:00pm
LOCATION: Mall at Millenia (4200 Conroy Road, Suite 300, Orlando, FL 32839)

CFHLA recognizes the 2021 Governmental Affairs Committee Meeting Sponsors:

           

2021 GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

NAME
COMPANY
Jon McGavin - Chair Grande Lakes Orlando
Bruce Skwarlo - Vice Chair
Orlando Marriott Lake Mary
COMMITTEE MEMBERS:  
Brad Boland Innovative Hospitality Partners
Barb Bowden Loews Hotels at Universal Orlando
Jackie Bozzuto
Lowndes
Michelle Brady-Palmer SeaWorld Parks & Resorts
Robert Bray Orlando World Center Marriott
Brian Comes Hyatt Regency Orlando
Ruthann DiLauri Minuteman Press
Maureen Haggerty Spinout Guest Laundries
Steven Jamieson
Mall at Millenia
John Lamont The Florida Hotel & Conference Center
Jay Leonard
Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Resort Disney Springs Resort Area /
Wyndham Garden Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs Resort Area
Mike Magnelli Las Palmeras by Hilton Grand Vacations
Jesse Martinez The Alfond Inn at Rollins
John McReynolds / Melanie Becker Universal Orlando Resort
Chris Mueller Hilton Orlando
Cedric Pas Floridays Resort Orlando (Vacation Ownership Representative)
Mark Politte DoubleTree by Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Orlando
Fred Sawyers Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek / Waldorf Astoria Orlando
Adrianna Sekula Walt Disney World Company
Michelle Strenth / Elizabeth Watkins Orlando Health
Beth Thibodaux / Rebekah Hurd AdventHealth Orlando
Justin Vermuth American Resort Development Association
Brian Wong Celebration Suites Hotel

If you have any questions relating to the Governmental Affairs Committee please contact CFHLA Public Policy Director, Madison Youngman at [email protected].

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