Visit Albuquerque is honored to have a distinguished and dedicated board of directors. 

Executive Committee:

  • Cynthia Stanley, Chair; General Manager, Marriott Pyramid North
  • Jim Gay, Chair-Elect; Regional Director, New Mexico Sports & Wellness
  • Damen Kompanowski, Immediate Past-Chair; General Manager, Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown
  • Richard Holcomb, Secretary/Treasurer; Founder, CliffDweller Digital
  • Bob Murphy; Executive Director, Economic Forum of Albuquerque
  • Sarita Nair; Mayoral Representative
  • Councilor Brad Winter; Albuquerque City Council Representative
  • Tania Armenta; President & CEO, Visit Albuquerque


  • Heather Arnold; Co-Owner, Routes Bicycles Tours & Rentals
  • Councilor Cynthia Borrego; Albuquerque City Council Representative
  • Mike Canfield; President & CEO, Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • José Garcia; General Manager, Albuquerque Convention Center, ACC Representative
  • Steve Grant; Owner, Downtown Historic Bed & Breakfast
  • Cainan Harris; General Manager, Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
  • Laura Kesselman; President, Kesselman-Jones, Inc.
  • Debi Owen; Communications Director, Sandia Peak Aerial Tram, Lodgers' Tax Advisory Board Representative
  • Rebecca Plutino; General Manager, Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn
  • Justin Telford; General Manager, Fairfield Inn by Marriott Mid-Town, Greater Albuquerque Innkeepers Association Representative

Meetings Schedule:

Board & Executive Committee meetings are held at our business offices located at 20 First Plaza NW, Suite 601, Albuquerque, NM.

Board meetings are normally held the fourth Monday of every other month at 11:30 am - 1:30 pm.

RESCHEDULED:  The next board meeting is Tuesday, June 26, 2018.

Executive Committee meetings are held the second Thursday of every month at 7:30 - 9:00 a.m.  The next meeting is July 12, 2018.

Meeting agendas are available three business days prior to the scheduled meeting date from our business office. 

Please contact Janice Pomeroy at or 505-222-4301 for Board information.

The public is welcome to attend.