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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 (7) ex-officio members, three (3) restaurant/retail/transportation representatives, one (1) sports representative, three (3) at-large members appointed by the chairman and three (3) honorary members.

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
Past Chair

 
Hector Lizasuain

Hector Lizasuain
Treasurer

 
Russ Kraft

Russ Kraft
Secretary

 
Sharon Harley

Sharon Harley
Chair Elect

 
Vicki Jaramillo

Vicki Jaramillo
Chair

 
Attractions
Jessica Beers

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

 
Joann Delgin

Joann Delgin
Director of Sales, Service and Event Support
Disney Destinations

 
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
Senior Leader Sales
SeaWorld Parks & Resorts Orlando

 
Bed Tax Collectors
Brian Wong

Brian Wong
General Manager
Celebration Suites

 
Fabio Cardoso

Fabio Cardoso
General Manager
VHC Hospitality LLC

 
Hector Lizasuain

Hector Lizasuain - Treasurer
Director
Magic Development

 
Johann Krieger

Johann Krieger
General Manager
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

 
LeAnn Davis

LeAnn Davis
Director of Sales & Marketing
Omni Resort at ChampionsGate

 
Luis Flores

Luis Flores
Vice President of Hotel Sales & Revenue Management
Westgate Resorts

 
Russ Kraft

Russ Kraft - Secretary
General Manager
Global Resort Homes

 
Scott Robbins

Scott Robbins
General Manager
Margaritaville Resort Orlando

 
Sharon Harley

Sharon Harley - Chair Elect
President & CEO
Jeeves Florida Rentals

 
Civic Leaders
Dusty Holley

Dusty Holley
Director of Field Services
Florida Cattlemen's Association

 
Jo Thacker

Jo Thacker
Partner
Broad and Cassel LLP

 
Mark McHugh

Mark McHugh
President & CEO
Gatorland

 
Ex Officio
Christina Morris

Christina Morris
Economic Development | W 192 Development Authority
Osceola County Government

 
Commissioner Peggy Choudhry

Commissioner Peggy Choudhry
Commissioner District 1
Osceola County Government

 
Dirk Webb

Dirk Webb
President & CEO
St .Cloud Greater Osceola Chamber of Commerce

 
Don Fisher

Don Fisher
County Manager
Osceola County Government

 
John Newstreet

John Newstreet
President & CEO
Kissimmee Osceola Chamber of Commerce

 
Robb Larson

Robb Larson
General Manager
Osceola Heritage Park/SMG

 
Robert Agrusa

Robert Agrusa
President/CEO
Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association

 
Restaurant/Retail/Transportation
Doug Dorn

Doug Dorn - Past Chair
General Manager
Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament

 
Karen Pitcherello

Karen Pitcherello
Director of Business Development
Mears Transportation Group

 
Lauren Carelli

Lauren Carelli
Regional Vice President Marketing, Northeast/South
Orlando Premium Outlets

 
Vicki Jaramillo

Vicki Jaramillo - Chairman
Senior Director, Marketing & Air Service Development
Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA)

 
Sports
John Bixler

John Bixler
General Manager
Celebration Golf Club

 
At Large
Marc Reicher

Marc Reicher
Sr. Vice President
RIDA Development Corporation

 
Nicky Tesser

Nicky Tesser
Manager of Regional Marketing & Brand Standards
jetBlue

 
Sam Haught

Sam Haught
Owner
Wild Florida

 
Honorary
Linda Goodwin

Linda Goodwin
Owner
Goodwin Realty & Associates, Inc.

 
Mary Ellen Kerber

Mary Ellen Kerber
Consultant
Independent Contractor

 
Rembert Vonk

Rembert Vonk
President
Excellent Vacation Homes