Contina Djaouga joined the U.S. Travel Association in 2014 eager to expand on her 15-plus years of leadership and management experience with nonprofit organizations. She manages the accounting department and ensures the timely and accurate preparation of monthly financial statements for the Association.

In addition to assisting in the coordination and management of the Association's annual audit and budget, she oversees the payroll and benefits accounting. She also provides advice to department managers to ensure compliance with the Association's financial and administrative policies to maintain fiduciary responsibility.  She supervises the daily operations of accounts payable functions, the accounts receivable billings and collections, and all other accounting related duties.

Prior to joining the U.S. Travel Association team, Djaouga served in the role of Controller at Gallaudet University in Washington, DC for five years.  She holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Virginia's McIntire School of Commerce and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants.