Board of Directors

The elected Board of Visit Spokane is composed of business leaders representing the region of Spokane and the tourism industry. The tourism industry includes, but is not limited to, hoteliers, retailers, culinary establishments, arts and culture, and recreation.


Chair & Treasurer: Jody Sander
Sterling Hospitality Management

Immediate Past Chair:
Meg Barbieri

Bridge Consulting LLC

Vice Chair: Stephanie Curran
Spokane Public Facilities District

At Large: Dean Feldmeier
DoubleTree by Hilton Spokane City Center

Rose Noble

Visit Spokane

Board Members

Joel Barbour
The Great PNW

Ginger Ewing
Terrain Programs

Danika Hatcher
Whitworth University

Phil Haugen
Kalispel Tribal Economic Authority/
Northern Quest Resort & Casino

Cris Kaminskas
City of Liberty Lake, Mayor

Josh Kerns
Spokane County Commissioner

Justin Kobluk
WestCoast Entertainment

Meredith Rainville
Best Western Plus City Center

Harry Sladich
Spokane Public Facilities District Board Member

Vanessa Swenson
Wildland Cooperative

Joel Williamson
The Grain Shed/
Spokane Workers Cooperative

Zack Zappone
City of Spokane, City Council

*J. Todd Taylor/*Jenae M Ball
Randall Danskin - Legal Council

*Alisha Benson
Greater Spokane Incorporated

*Emilie Cameron
Downtown Spokane Partnership

*Ex Officio (a nonvoting member of the Board of Directors)