WTA Leadership


The WTA Board of Directors represents industry stakeholders who have invested in past statewide tourism marketing and industry advocacy efforts, and may also have direct investment in, or concern for, Washington State Tourism programs. The WTA Board of Directors includes:

Executive Committee Members

  • David Blandford, Co-Board Chair
  • Shiloh Schauer, Co-Board Chair
  • Andy Olson, Past Chair
  • Cheryl Kilday, Past Chair
  • Skip Thompson, Secretary

Board of Directors Full List

  • Kimberly Bennett, Visit Vancouver USA , Southwest Representative
  • Marc Berejka, REI, Retail Representative
  • David Blandford, Visit Seattle, At-Large Representative
  • Tom Campbell, Campell’s Resort, At-Large Representative
  • John Cooper, Yakima Valley Tourism , South Central Representative
  • Andi Day, Long Beach Peninsula Visitors Bureau, Destination Marketing Organizations Representative
  • Cheryl Kilday, Visit Spokane, Northeast Representative
  • Dan Moore, Pandion Consulting & Facilitation  Adventure/Recreation Representative
  • Andy Olsen, Columbia Hospitality, Lodging Representative
  • Ron Peck, Port of Seattle, Transportation Representative
  • Christina Pivarnik, City of Port Townsend/CP Communications, Olympic Peninsula Regional Representative
  • Shiloh Schauer, Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development Organizations Representative
  • Skip Thompson, The Boeing Company, Corporate Representative
  • Shaun Tucker, Alderbrook Resort, Resorts Representative
  • Steve Warner, Washington State Wine Commission, Wine Representative
  • Ron Williams, Visit Walla Walla, South East Representative