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
  • Michelle Dressler, General Manager, Holiday Inn Express at Balloon Fiesta & Greater Albuquerque Innkeepers Association Representative
  • 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; Lodgers' Tax Advisory Board Representative
  • Rebecca Plutino; General Manager, Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn

Meetings Schedule:

Board & Executive Committee meetings are primarily 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.

The next Board of Directors meeting is Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 1:45 pm, immediately following our annual partnership meeting luncheon, at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque. 

Executive Committee meetings are held the second Thursday of every month at 7:30 - 9:00 a.m. 

The September Executive Committee meeting is scheduled for September 13, 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.