The Strategic Tourism Planning Board is an advisory board to the Tompkins County Legislature. Its mission is to provide oversight and strategic direction for tourism initiatives that promote economic development and enhance the quality of life in Tompkins County.
The STPB typically meets on the third Wednesday of each month from 3:00 to 5:00 PM. If you plan to attend, please confirm the date, time, and place of the next meeting by contacting the Tourism Program director by email or 607-274-5560.
Online meetings of the STPB are conducted on Zoom. Access instructions for each meeting are included in the agenda.
STPB Member Support
Contact the Tourism Program by email or by calling 607-274-5560
|Brett Bossard||Chair, Arts-Culture|
|Doug Levine||Vice Chair, Arts-Culture|
|Laura Winter Falk||At-Large|
|Alexis Zaharis Grimm||Lodging|
|Barbara Romano||Cornell University|
|Marian Levy Ware||At-Large|
|Megan Barber||Community Arts Partnership, Non-Voting|
|Peggy Coleman||Convention & Visitors Bureau, Non-Voting|
|Gary Ferguson||Downtown Ithaca Alliance, Non-Voting|
|Mike Sigler||County Legislature, Non-Voting|
|Heather McDaniel||Ithaca Area Economic Development, Non-Voting|
|Jennifer Tavares||Chamber of Commerce, Non-Voting|
|Patty Poist||Transportation, Non-Voting|
|Michael Miller||Associate Member|
|Jon Reis||Associate Member|
|Wylie Schwartz||Associate Member|
|Chuck Tauck||Associate Member|
|2023 Agendas||2023 Minutes||2023 Presentations|
|January||January||CVB Q4 2022 Report|
|February||February||Ithaca Tompkins International Airport|
|March||March||2022 CVB Annual Report|
|April||April||CVB Q1 2023 Report|
|June||June||Downtown Ithaca Ambassadors and Tompkins Festivals|
|July [cancelled]||July [cancelled]||
Agendas and minutes from 2021 and earlier are available upon request.