New additions to the board include Ryan Hart and Teresa Brum

VANCOUVER, Wash.—Visit Vancouver USA is pleased to announce its Board of Directors and Officers for the year, comprised of hospitality and business professionals, community leaders, and City and County representatives who are responsible for building community-wide support for the tourism industry in Clark County.

Teresa Brum, Economic Development Division Manager for the City of Vancouver, and Ryan Hart, Chief External Affairs Officer for the Port of Vancouver USA, are exciting new additions to the robust and representative board. The officers for 2018 are as follows:

  • Mike McLeod, Hilton Vancouver (Chair)
  • Kari Jonassen, Homewood Suites by Hilton (Vice Chair)
  • Carla Rise, Staybridge Suites (Secretary/Treasurer)
  • Melinda Capen, DoubleTree by Hilton (Immediate Past Chair)

Returning directors for 2018 are as follows:

  • Brady Wilkerson, The Heathman Lodge
  • John Blom, Clark County Council
  • John Gush, Candlewood Inn & Suites
  • Jordan Boldt, Vancouver Farmers Market
  • Kimberly Bennett, Visit Vancouver USA
  • Mike Bomar, Columbia River Economic Development Council
  • Steve Bowers, Hampton Inn & Suites

About Visit Vancouver USA
Visit Vancouver USA is the official destination marketing organization for Vancouver USA and the surrounding areas. The organization also markets the region as a venue for sports events through the Vancouver USA Sports brand. Visit Vancouver USA's mission is to increase visitor spending in Vancouver and Clark County through competitively marketing the area as a destination for meetings, conventions, and group and leisure travelers. For more information call 360-750-1553, or visit

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