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Government Affairs Committee

Works with the association's lobbyist and staff to monitor, amend, initiate or oppose council or legislative action, regulatory rulings and other activity at local, state or national level.
Tania Armenta
Visit Albuquerque
President & CEO
Tania Armenta is the President & CEO of Visit Albuquerque.  She serves on several industry boards and has been named “Tourism Professional of the Year” in New Mexico as well as a former “40 Under 40” by Albuquerque Business First.
Ernie CdeBaca
Albuquerque Hispano Chamber Of Commerce
President & CEO
Christine Wight
Angel Fire Resort
Lisa Boeke
Carlsbad Chamber Of Commerce
Tonya Stinson
Farmington Convention & Visitors Bureau
Executive Director
Christina Genuario-Gill
Inn On The Alameda
Kim Skinner
Sierra County Recreation & Tourism Advisory Board
Chairman
Chairman of the Sierra County Recreation and Tourism Board since 2008. Current Mayor ProTem/City Councilor for the City of Elephant Butte since 2008. NMTD Southwest Region Marketing Board Member since 2010 and current Chairman. Middle Region Grande Economic Development Board Member. Sierra County Lodgers Tax Board Chairman. Member of the Spaceport America Ambassadors. CoOwner C & K Automotive Service and Repair Inc since 2001. 
Chris Stagg
Taos Ski Valley, Inc.
Charlie Gray
Greater Albuquerque Innkeepers Association
Randy Randall
Tourism Santa Fe
Executive Director
George Brooks
Ski New Mexico Inc.
Executive DIrector
Antoinette Vigil
Sandoval County Tourism Department
Director
Rick Matthews
La Quinta Inn-Carlsbad
General Manager
Stephen Smith
Total Management Systems
Area Manager

Stephen has been in hospitality since 2002. He has worked in every type of hotel market, from Ohio to Alaska. He has brand experience within the IHG, Hilton, Marriott, Wyndham and Choice franchises.

Stephen orginally from Ohio and is a 2004 graduate of Youngstown State University where he earned a degree in Hospitality. In 2010 he moved to the great state of New Mexico and found his new home! He loves sports and likes to relate situations to sports theories. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife Lauren and son True. He lives by a concept of playing and winning.

John Feins
Meow Wolf
Director of Marketing
John Feins is a communications expert with highly successful experience in a wide variety of industries and sectors including journalism and publishing, music and entertainment, retail, non-profit, high technology, financial services, advanced manufacturing, and federal and city government. Prior to joining Meow Wolf as Director of Marketing in April 2017, Feins served as Public Relations Manager at the City of Santa Fe Convention & Visitor Bureau.
Mara Bouvier
Sunrise Springs Spa Resort
General Manager
Jim Garcia
Albuquerque Hispano Chamber Of Commerce
Vice President
Gabor Vida
Rosewood Inn Of The Anasazi
Managing Director
Gabor was born and raised in Hungary, where he started his career over 25 years ago with a kitchen internship, from there he worked in every operational division from Culinary, Food and Beverage to Rooms. He joined Rosewood Hotels and Resorts in London in 2011, with the opening of the “Hottest Hotel of the Year,” Rosewood London. Prior to this, Gabor worked in Asia and North America for companies such as The Ritz Carlton, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Raffles Hotels & Resorts and Crystal Cruises. 
Christine Robertson
Fort Marcy Hotel Suites
General Manager
Cody Johnson
New Mexico Hospitality Association
Communications Assistant


 

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