Board of Directors & Committees

2024 GACVB Board of Directors

  • Rebekah Snider, Visit Milledgeville, GACVB President
  • Jeff Hewitt, Visit Savannah, GACVB 1st Vice President, Finance Committee 
  • Andria (A.T.) Towne, ATL Airport District CVB, GACVB 2nd Vice President 
  • Sam McDuffie, Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Visitors Bureau, GACVB Secretary-Treasurer
  • Andy Williams, Visit Roswell, GACVB Immediate President 
  • Jennifer Cruce, Visit Sandy Springs, At-Large
  • Heather Daniel, Explore Newnan-Coweta, At-Large
  • Chris Hardman, GHLA, Ex-Officio
  • Tonya Harvey, Kingsland CVB, At-Large
  • Victoria Hawkins, Explore Gwinnett, At-Large
  • Nicole Kirksey  Americus CVB, At-Large
  • Steven Schumacher, Only in Cartersville Bartow Tourism, At-Large
  • Michael Vescio, Discover DeKalb, At-Large

Leadership Pillar:

  • Executive Committee
    Budgeting, bylaws, policies & procedures, and annual staff review.
  • Membership
    Welcomes new members, conducts first time attendee orientation, reviews member benefits, dues structure, and marketing efforts.

  • Nominating
    Proposes annual slate of officers and directors for approval by membership.

Education Pillar:

  • Content Committee
    Determines relevant content at GACVB Annual Conference and Georgia Group Sales Symposium and evaluates other professional development opportunities. 

  • Fundraising Committee
    Plans fundraising activities, including conference auctions, to support education programs. Determines annual scholarships and reviews applications for Scholarship opportunities. 

  • Benchmark of Excellence Certification Committee
    Oversees Benchmark of Excellence program (BEC), BEC application review and GACVB Resource Library

Advocacy Pillar:

  • Public Policy Committee
    Develops the annual policy platform, participates in the annual Tourism Day at the Capitol event, evaluates legislative affairs, and works to solve specific issues potentially affecting tourism.