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Meet the Experience Kissimmee Board of Directors

Experience Kissimmee is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors representative of the diverse hospitality industry that it serves. The BOD is made up of five (5) attractions representatives, nine (9) bed tax collectors, three (3) civic leaders, five (5) ex-officio members, three (3) restaurant/retail/transportation representatives, one (1) sports representative, and three (3) at-large members appointed by the chairman.

Members are elected to three-year terms with an option to serve an additional two-year term at the end of the first. Unless a BOD member moves into a leadership role, they may serve for two consecutive terms.

Executive Committee
Doug Dorn

Doug Dorn
Chairman

 
Vicki Jaramillo

Vicki Jaramillo
Chair Elect

 
Sharon Harley

Sharon Harley
Treasurer

 
Hector Lizasuain

Hector Lizasuain
Secretary

 
Mary Ellen Kerber

Mary Ellen Kerber
Past Chair

 
Attractions
Jodi Bainter

Jodi Bainter
Director, Central Florida Sales
Disney Destinations

 
Jessica Beers

Jessica Beers
Senior Director, Sales
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

 
Patrick Glassburn

Patrick Glassburn
Director, In-Market Sales
Universal Orlando Resort

 
Thearon Scurlock

Thearon Scurlock
Vice President, General Manager
JLL/Old Town

 
Tim Swan

Tim Swan
Director of Sales
SeaWorld Parks & Resorts Orlando

 
Bed Tax Collectors
Fabio Cardoso

Fabio Cardoso
General Manager
VHC Hospitality LLC

 
LeAnn Davis

LeAnn Davis
Director of Sales & Marketing
Omni Resort at ChampionsGate

 
Mara Frazier

Mara Frazier
Vice President, Community & Public Affairs
Westgate Resorts

 
Sharon Harley

Sharon Harley
President & CEO
Jeeves Holiday Homes

 
Johann Krieger

Johann Krieg
General Manager
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

 
Hector Lizasuain

Hector Lizasuain
Director
Magic Development

 
Ron Nagy

Ron Nagy
General Manager
Bohemian Hotel Celebration

 
Scott Robbins

Scott Robbins
General Manager
Margaritaville Resort Orlando

 
Duane Wijum

Duane Winjum
General Manager
Melia Orlando Suite Hotel at Celebration

 
Civic Leaders
Dusty Holley

Dusty Holley
Director of Field Services
Florida Cattlemen's Association

 
Mark McHugh

Mark McHugh
President & CEO
Gatorland

 
Jo Thacker

Jo Thacker
Partner
Broad and Cassel LLP

 
Ex Officio
Commissioner Peggy Choudhry

Commissioner Peggy Choudry
Commissioner District 1
Osceola County Government

 
Don Fisher

Don Fisher
County Manager
Osceola County Government

 
Robb Larson

Robb Larson
General Manager
Osceola Heritage Park/SMG

 
Rich Maladecki

Rich Maladecki
President/CEO
Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association

 
Christina Morris

Christina Morris
Economic Development
Osceola County Government

 
Restaurant/Retail/Transportation
Lauren Carelli

Lauren Carelli
Area Director of Marketing
Orlando Premium Outlets

 
Doug Dorn

Doug Dorn
General Manager
Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament

 
Vicki Jaramillo

Vicki Jaramillo
Senior Director, Marketing & Air Service Development
Orlando International Airport

 
Mary Ellen Kerber

Mary Ellen Kerber
Director of Commercial Real Estate
Formosa Gardens

 
Fernando Pereira

Fernando Pereira
President/CEO
GoPegasus

 
Sports
John Bixler

John Bixler
General Manager
Celebration Golf Club

 
At Large
Sam Haught

Sam Haught
Owner
Wild Florida

 
Marc Reicher

Marc Reicher
Sr. Vice President
RIDA Development Corporation

 
Andy Schiavone

Andy Schiavone
Consultant

 
Honorary
Linda Goodwin

Linda Goodwin
Owner
Goodwin Realty & Associates, Inc.

 
Rembert Vonk

Rembert Vonk
President
Excellent Vacation Homes