Executive Staff and Directors

2019-20 OCVA Executive Officers:

Chairman: Jay Burress, President & CEO – Visit Anaheim
Vice-Chair: Shaun Robinson, General Manager – Hilton Anaheim
Secretary: Paulette Lombardi-Fries, President- Travel Costa Mesa
Treasurer: Russ Kline, Director of Account and Market Development – American Express
Head of Advocacy Committee: Kelly Miller, President & CEO – Visit Huntington Beach

Additional OCVA Executive Board Members include:

Gary Sherwin, President & CEO – Visit Newport Beach
Kelly Miller, President & CEO – Visit Huntington Beach
Rick Francis, Assistant Airport Director – John Wayne Airport
Lynn Clark, Disney Resort Sales

Marketing Committee Co-Chairs:

Sarah Kruer, Director of Tourism Development – South Coast Plaza
Doug McClain, SVP & Chief Marketing Officer – Visit Newport Beach

Director Emeritus, Posthumous

Werner Escher, Global ambassador for South Coast Plaza

OCVA Office Location:

19200 Von Karman, Suite 880
Irvine, CA 92612
949-336-7210

ADVISORS:

Orange County Film Commission: Janice Arrington, Film Commissioner

MANAGEMENT:

Ed Fuller, President/CEO
Susan Thronson, Senior VP Marketing
Brenda Shelton, Administrative Assistant
Christy Teague, Destination Management
Micky Rucireta, Senior Vice President of Administration & Operations
Sharon Sola, Destination Management