U.S. Travel Association announced today the appointment of two new members to its executive board and three new members to its governance committee.

Diane Shober, executive director, Wyoming Office of Tourism and Vic Isley, president and CEO, Explore Asheville, join the association’s executive board. Dan Surette, chief sales officer, Omni Hotels & Resorts, Kevin J. Thibault, P.E., CEO, Greater Orlando Aviation Authority, and Timothy Wolfe, director, Colorado Tourism Office join the association’s governance committee

The nominations were approved during U.S. Travel Association’s spring executive board meeting on March 20.

“The U.S. Travel members stepping up to these roles bring unique and important perspectives to our association’s leadership,” said U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Geoff Freeman. “Their insights will be of tremendous value as we continue to build a best-in-class trade association and advance our strategic priorities for future success.” 

Board Officers Affirmed

U.S. Travel’s board officers were nominated and approved for second terms. These officers broadly represent the U.S. travel industry and perform essential administrative functions that ensure the association operates effectively and meets member expectations. 

“U.S. Travel thanks these valued members for their commitment to guiding our association and creating a stronger, more competitive industry,” said Freeman.

The full board of delegates, including newly affirmed at-large delegates, can be found here.


U.S. Travel Association is the national, non-profit organization representing the $1.3 trillion travel industry, an essential contributor to our nation's economy and success. U.S. Travel produces programs and insights and advocates for policies to increase travel to and within the United States. Visit ustravel.org for more information.



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