Missouri Travel Council Committees

In addition to our 15 member Board of Directors, Missouri Travel Council has a number of active committees, as well.

AUCTION

Plans and coordinates all aspects of our annual auction fundraiser.

LAURA BRAHAN, Maryland Heights Convention & Visitors Bureau
P. O. Box 2125, Maryland Heights, MO 63043
Phone: (314) 548-6052    |     laura@visitmarylandheights.org

MISHELL HOOVER, Precious Moments
4105 Chapel Road, Carthage, MO 64836
Phone: (417) 359-3011  |   mishell.hoover@preciousmoments.com

JULIE WILSON, The Track Family Fun Park
3388 Green Mountain Drive, Branson, MO 65616
Phone: (417) 334-1612, x1017    |     julie@bransontracks.com

 

CAPITOL DAYS FOR TOURISM

Plans and coordinates all aspects of this annual, legislative event which is held jointly with Missouri Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus, Missouri Association of Fairs and Festivals, Missouri Hotel and Lodging Association and Asian American Hotel Owners Association.

CORI DAY, Visit KC
1321 Baltimore Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64105
Phone: (816) 691-3800     |      cday@visitkc.com

 

EDUCATION

Plans and coordinates all aspects of our educational workshops, including the selection of topics, speakers, and sites.

BRENDA NEWBERN, VisitCape
220 North Fountain Street, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Phone: (573) 335-1631     |      bnewbern@visitcape.com

MARY SUPPLE, St. Joseph Convention & Visitors Bureau
109 South 4th Street, St. Joseph, MO 64501
Phone: (816) 233-6688    |      msupple@stjomo.com

GAIL BRYANT, Hannibal Convention & Visitors Bureau
505 North Third Street, Hannibal, MO 63401
Phone: (573) 221-2477     |      director@visithannibal.com

 

EXECUTIVE

Makes decisions, ensures that those decision are carried out and acts on behalf of, and within the powers granted to them by, the Board of Directors.

BETH MEAD, Columbia Convention & Visitors Bureau
300 South Providence Road, Columbia, MO 65203
Phone: (573) 441-5577     |     beth.mead@como.gov

CAROLYN CROOKER, Sedalia Convention & Visitors Bureau
600 East Third Street, Sedalia, MO 65301
Phone: (660) 826-2932    |     carolyn@sedaliamo.org

GREG MAXON, Greater Saint Charles Convention & Visitors Bureau
230 South Main Street, Saint Charles, MO 63301
Phone: (636) 946-7776    |     gmaxon@historicstcharles.com

ALAN CARR, Carr Strategies
600 East 61st Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64110
Phone: (816) 786-0793    |     alan@carrstrategies.com

CORI DAY, Visit KC
1321 Baltimore Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64105
Phone: (816) 691-3800    |     cday@visitkc.com

GAIL BRYANT, Hannibal Convention & Visitors Bureau
505 North Third Street, Hannibal, MO 63401
Phone: (573) 221-2477     |      director@visithannibal.com

GARY FIGGINS, Show Me Missouri
609 Billington Street, Kennett, MO 63857
Phone: (573) 888-1100     |      gfiggins@showmemissouri.net

CHUCK MARTIN – Executive Director, Missouri Travel Council
1505 East Riverside Drive, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701-2219
Phone: (573) 803-3777    |     cmartin@missouritravel.com

LEGISLATIVE

Collaborates with the Missouri Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus and the Missouri Division of Tourism to establish legislative priorities.

GARY FIGGINS, Show Me Missouri
609 Billington Street, Kennett, MO 63857
Phone: (573) 888-1100     |      gfiggins@showmemissouri.net

LEGISLATIVE CONSULTANT

DALE AMICK
421 East. McCarty Street,  Jefferson City, MO 65101
(573) 634-3637     |      daleamick@gmail.com

LEISURE TRAVEL TRADE SHOW

Plans and coordinates all aspects of this annual event.

CAROLYN CROOKER, Sedalia Convention & Visitors Bureau
600 East Third Street, Sedalia, MO 65301
Phone: (660) 826-2932    |     carolyn@sedaliamo.org

 

MISSOURI EVENT SUMMIT

Plans and coordinates all aspects of this annual trade show which is held jointly with the Missouri Society of Association Executives and the Society of Government Meeting Professionals.

MICHELE BRAUN, Capitol Plaza Hotel
415 West McCarty Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: (573) 635-1234     |      michele.braun@atriumhospitality.com

DIANE GILLESPIE, Jefferson City Convention & Visitors Bureau
700 East Capitol Avenue, Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: (573) 632-2820     |      diane@visitjeffersoncity.com

LAGINA FITZPATRICK, Lake of the Ozarks Convention & Visitors Bureau
5815 Osage Beach Parkway, Osage Beach, MO 65065
Phone: (573) 348-1599     |      lagina@funlake.com

MISSOURI GROUP TRAVEL EXCHANGE

Works with the Missouri Bank Travel Exchange Event Planner and plans and coordinates all aspects of this annual sales and marketing event.

JOLENE DEMPSTER, St. Joseph Convention & Visitors Bureau
911 Frederick Avenue, St. Joseph, MO 64501
Phone: (816) 233-6688     |      jdempster@stjomo.com

GARY FIGGINS, Show Me Missouri
609 Billington Street, Kennett, MO 63857
Phone: (573) 888-1100     |      gfiggins@showmemissouri.net

BETH MEAD, Columbia Convention & Visitors Bureau
300 South Providence Road, Columbia, MO 65203
Phone: (573) 441-5577     |     beth.mead@como.gov

 

 

MISSOURI SPORTS TRAVEL EXCHANGE

Works with the Missouri Sports Travel Exchange Event Planner and plans and coordinates all aspects of this annual sales and marketing event.

CAROLYN CROOKER, Sedalia Convention & Visitors Bureau
600 East Third Street, Sedalia, MO 65301
Phone: (660) 826-2932    |     carolyn@sedaliamo.org

GREG MAXON, Greater Saint Charles Convention & Visitors Bureau
230 South Main Street, Saint Charles, MO 63301
Phone: (636) 946-7776    |     gmaxon@historicstcharles.com

AD-HOC COMMITTEES:

BYLAWS

Reviews the organization’s bylaws and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors, on an as needed basis.

STRATEGIC PLANNING

Reviews the organization’s mission, vision, focus and goals and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors, on an as needed basis.