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Skagit County Tourism Promotion Area (TPA) Advisory Board

1800 Continental Place, Suite 100
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
(360) 416-1300
Staff Contact: Kayla Schott-Bresler, kayla@co.skagit.wa.us 

PURPOSE

On June 9, 2020, Skagit County, the City of Anacortes, the City of Burlington, the City of Mount Vernon, the City of Sedro- Woolley, the Town of La Conner, the Town of Hamilton, the Town of Concrete, and the Town of Lyman entered into Interlocal Agreement C20200219 for the joint establishment of the Skagit County Tourism Promotion Area (TPA), pursuant to Chapter 35. 101 RCW.

The TPA Advisory Board makes recommendations to Skagit County regarding how revenue derived from lodging charges is to be used to promote tourism countywide. The Board also works with consultants to review, consider, and recommend an Annual Budget and Annual Business Plan to the Skagit County Board of Commissioners.

2021 TPA Work Plan (1/14/21)

SKAGIT COUNTY TOURISM PROMOTION AREA ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS
The TPA Advisory Board is comprised of a 17 member appointed board as set forth in Resolution R20200170.

Entity/ Organization Appointee Term Expiration
TPA Party: City of Anacortes Councilmember Anthony Young September 30, 2023
TPA Party: City of Burlington Mayor Steve Sexton (Temp) September 30, 2021
TPA Party: City of Mount Vernon Jennifer Berner, City of Mount Vernon September 30, 2022
TPA Party:  City of Sedro-Woolley Monique Brigham, Sedro-Woolley Chamber of Commerce September 30, 2023
TPA Party: Town of La Conner Mayor Ramon Hayes September 30, 2022
TPA Party: Town of Hamilton, Town of Concrete, Town of Lyman Valerie Stafford-Concrete Chamber/Concrete Theater September 30, 2023
TPA Party: Skagit County Jed Holmes September 30, 2021
Skagit County Lodging Association Karen Egerdal, Best Western Plus September 30, 2021
Skagit County Lodging Association Kevin McEntee-LaQuinta Inn September 30, 2021
Skagit County Lodging Association Sandy Kish-Fairfield Inn & Suites September 30, 2021
Skagit County Lodging Association Kripa Patel-Anacortes Inn September 30, 2022
Skagit County Lodging Association Russ Olivier, Majestic Inn September 30, 2022
Skagit County Lodging Association Jane Schmidt-LaConner Country Inn & Channel Lodge September 30, 2023
Skagit County Lodging Association Kristen Keltz, Hotel Services Group September 30, 2023
Economic Development Alliance of Skagit County John Sternlicht, Economic Development Alliance of Skagit County September 30, 2023
Skagit County Chambers Executive Directors Association Andy Mayer, Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce September 30, 2022
Legislative Authority: Skagit County Lennart Bentsen, BRENSEL Hospitality Consulting September 30, 2022


MEETINGS

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Wed, May 19, 2021 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM (PDT) |Agenda Cancelled

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Meeting Documents

2020

     
Date Agenda Minutes Related documents
November 18 Agenda Minutes  
October 2 Agenda Minutes  

2021

     
Date Agenda Minutes Related documents
May 19 Cancelled    
April 21 Agenda    
March 31 Agenda    
March 17 Agenda    
February 17 Agenda    
January 20 Agenda Minutes