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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.

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 Peter Browning September 30, 2021
TPA Party: City of Mount Vernon Jennifer Berner September 30, 2022
TPA Party:  City of Sedro-Woolley Monique Brigham 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 September 30, 2023
TPA Party: Skagit County Jed Holmes September 30, 2021
Skagit County Lodging Association Karen Egerdal September 30, 2021
Skagit County Lodging Association Kevin McEntee September 30, 2021
Skagit County Lodging Association Sandy Kish September 30, 2021
Skagit County Lodging Association Charlsee Parker September 30, 2022
Skagit County Lodging Association Russ Olivier September 30, 2022
Skagit County Lodging Association Jane Schmidt September 30, 2023
Skagit County Lodging Association Kristen Keltz September 30, 2023
Economic Development Alliance of Skagit County John Sternlicht September 30, 2023
Skagit County Chambers Executive Directors’ Association Andy Mayer September 30, 2022
Legislative Authority: Skagit County Lennart Bentsen September 30, 2022


MEETINGS

Friday October 2, 2020 | Agenda
9:00-10:30am
Join us using Microsoft Teams
Or by calling 929-229-5406; Conference ID 683 990 563