The Board of Directors is a group of industry professionals and business leaders from Lehigh and Northampton Counties.

Board member nominations are made by the nominating committee and are elected by the Board of Directors.

All major decisions are approved by the board.

Board of Directors: 2015-16

  • Chairman – Denise Maiatico
    Vice President  – Meyer Jabara Hotels
  • Vice-Chairman – Kassie Hilgert
    President – ArtsQuest
  • Secretary – Melinda Stumpf
    Community Relations Director – PPL
  • Treasurer – Nathan Eckhart
    Chief Financial Officer – C.F. Martin & Co.
  • Immediate Past-Chairman – Kurt Landes
    General Manager – Lehigh Valley IronPigs
  • Mike Axiotis
    Vice President of Operations – Lehigh Valley Restaurant Group (Red Robin)
  • George Blum
    General Manager – The Grand Eastonian Suites Hotel
  • Dennis Costello
    General Manager – Historic Hotel Bethlehem
  • Voting Ex-Officio – Don Cunningham
    President and CEO – Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation
  • Laura DiLiello
    Co-Owner – Lafayette Inn
  • Voting Ex-Officio – Diane Donaher
    Director of Community & Economic Development – Northampton County
  • Charlene Donchez-Mowers
    President – Historic Bethlehem Museums and Sites
  • Charles Everett
    Executive Director – Lehigh/Northampton Airport Authority
  • Dyanne Holt
    Partner – Apollo Grille
  • Voting Ex-Officio – T. Anthony Iannelli
    President – Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • Mark Juliano
    President – Sands Bethlehem
  • Voting Ex-Officio – Frank Kane
    Director of Community & Economic Development – County of Lehigh
  • Sam Landis
    Owner – Vynecrest
  • Victoria Lozano
    Vice President Corporate Strategy & Development – The Crayola Experience
  • Robin Lysek
    Global HR Business Partner – Air Products & Chemicals, Inc.
  • Sally McCorrison
    Director, Travel Services – AAA East Penn
  • Paul Pierpoint
    VP Community Education and Dean of the Fowler Center – Northampton Community College
  • Andrea Weismiller
    Regional Director of Sales and Marketing – JHG Hotel Management
  • Non-Voting – Michael Stershic
    President – Discover Lehigh Valley

Ex-Officio Members: 2015-16

  • E. James Byrnes
    General Manager – Jim Byrnes & Associates
  • Sara Hailstone
    Director DCED – City of Allentown
  • Jamie Hartranft
    Executive Assistant to the Mayor – City of Easton
  • Alicia Karner
    D
    irector of Community & Economic Development – City of Bethlehem
  • Ken Kraft
    Councilman – Northampton County
  • Vic Mazziotti
    Commissioner – Lehigh County