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The Washington Hospitality Association volunteer Board of Directors is made up of directors representing all segments of the state’s hospitality industry.

2016-2017 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Co-Chairs
Phil Costello, Zip’s Drive-In
Frank Welton, Hilton Worldwide

Immediate Past Chairs
Jim Rowe, Consolidated Restaurants
Matt Van Der Peet, Westin Bellevue

GAC Chairs
Tim Bathke, Warwick Seattle Hotel
Shannon Boldizsar, Starbucks
Chad Mackay, El Gaucho Hospitality

Finance Co-Chairs
Mark Chriest, Oki Development, Inc.
Scott Snofsky, Homewood Suites by Hilton 

Education Foundation Officers
Jacque Farrell, Farrelli’s Wood Fire Pizza
Sanjay Mahajan, Radisson Seattle Airport
Jeff Morgan, HopJack’s

MSC Officers
Warren Beach, SMJ Management
Chuck Boyd, Martin Way Diner
Reggie Frederick, Chalet Bowl
Steve Simmons, S&S Hospitality, Inc.

2016-2017 DIRECTORS 

Small: Fewer than 25 Employees 
Reggie Frederick, Chalet Bowl
Dan Sutton, Cottage Inn
Debbie Wardrop, Resort at Port Ludlow

Mid-Size: 25-60 Employees
Pete Hanning, Red Door
Taylor Hoang, Pho Cyclo Café
Ronald Oh, CHA, Holiday Inn Express North Seattle

Large: 60 Employees or More
Zahoor Ahmed, R. C. Hedreen Company
Lane Hoss, Anthony’s Restaurants
Jeff Iverson Jr., Ram International

Chapters
Carla Barajas, Azteca (Spokane Chapter Chair)
Rich Fox, Rhein Haus (Seattle Restaurant Alliance Chair),
Jenne Neptune, Alexis Hotel (Seattle Hotel Association Chair)
Dean Feldmeier, Hilton Worldwide (Spokane Hotel & Motel Association)

Allied
Bill Baldwin, NDR, The Partners Group, Ltd.
Randy Irvine, Food Services of America
Victor Mena, Washington Gold Casinos
Doug Rigoni, Coast Hospitality LLC

Additional Directors
Bob Donegan, Ivar’s
Brian Moreno, McDonald’s
David Watkins, Inn at the Market

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