Board of Directors

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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.


Chairman of the Board
Frank Welton, Hilton Worldwide

Immediate Past Chair
Phil Costello, Zip’s Drive In

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

Finance Chair
Scott Snofsky, Homewood Suites

Education Foundation Officer
Jacque Farrell, Farrelli’s Wood Fire Pizza

MSC Officers
Warren Beach, SMJ Management
Reggie Frederick, Chalet Bowl


2017-2018 DIRECTORS 

Small: Fewer than 25 Employees 
Julie McAferty, Green Lake Guest House
Reggie Frederick, Chalet Bowl
Taylor Hoang, Pho Cyclo Café

Mid-Size: 25-60 Employees
Pete Hanning, Red Door
Ron Oh, Holiday Inn Express
Debbie Wardrop, Resort at Port Ludlow

Large: 60 Employees or More
Zahoor Ahmed, RC Hedreen
Jeff Iverson Jr., Ram International
Lindsey Schwartz, Schwartz Brothers


Dean Feldmeier, Hilton Worldwide (Spokane Hotel & Motel Association)
Rich Fox, Rhein Haus (Seattle Restaurant Alliance Chair)
Sonja Halverson, The Onion (Spokane Chapter Chair)
Shannon Sheron, Motif Hotel Seattle (Seattle Hotel Association Chair)

Bill Baldwin, The Partners Group
Randy Irvine, Food Services of America
Catharine Morisset, Fisher & Phillips

Additional Directors
Bob Donegan, Ivar’s
Lisa Martin, Yakima Country Club
Victor Mena, Washington Gold Casinos
Brian Moreno, McDonald’s
David Watkins, Inn at the Market

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