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Board of Directors

Market Street, the main road in downtown Celebration

Market Street, downtown Celebration

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 six (6) attractions representatives, nine (9) bed tax collectors, three (3) civic leaders, seven (7) ex-officio members, four (4) 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.

Hector Lizasuain

Hector Lizasuain
Chairman

 
Russ Kraft

Russ Kraft
Chair Elect

 
Thearon Scurlock

Thearon Scurlock
Treasurer

 
Antonio Baez

Antonio Baez
Secretary

 
Sharon Harley

Sharon Harley
Past Chair

 
 
Patrick Glassburn

Patrick Glassburn
Director, In-Market Sales
Universal Orlando Resort

 
Thearon Scurlock

Thearon Scurlock - Treasurer
Vice President, General Manager
JLL/Old Town

 
Marcee Loy

Marcee Loy
Tourism Sales
SeaWorld Parks & Resorts Orlando

 
Ashley Burella

Ashley Burella
Head of Strategy & Insights
LEGOLAND

 
Brian Wong

Brian Wong
General Manager
Celebration Suites

 
Hector Lizasuain

Hector Lizasuain - Chairman
Chief Executive Officer
Magic Companies Group/Infill Consulting Premier

 
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 - Chair Elect
Director of Franchise Operations
Casiola

 
Scott Robbins

Scott Robbins
General Manager
Margaritaville Resort Orlando

 
Sharon Harley

Sharon Harley - Past Chair
President 
Jeeves Florida Rentals

 
Antonio Baez

Antonio Baez - Secretary
Senior Director Operations Melia Hotels US & Caribbean
Melia Orlando Celebration

 
Dusty Holley

Dusty Holley
Director of Field Services
Florida Cattlemen's Association

 

Barbara Kenney
Owner
Kenney Communications

 
Marc Reicher

Marc Reicher
Sr. Vice President
RIDA Development Corporation

 
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

 
Lauren Carelli

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

 
Vicki Jaramillo

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

 
 Jason Hernandez

Jason Hernandez
Margaritaville and Rentyl 

 
Steve Lackey

Steve Lackey
Director of Parks & Recreation
City of Kissimmee Parks & Recreation

 
Sam Haught

Sam Haught
Owner
Wild Florida Airboat and Gator Park

 
Tim Justynski

Tim Justynski
Director of Business Relations
Kissimmee Guest Services

 
Mark McHugh

Mark McHugh
President & CEO
Gatorland

 
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