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Strategic Tourism Planning Board

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

STPB Membership

Brett Bossard Chair, Arts-Culture
Doug Levine Vice Chair, Arts-Culture
Laura Winter Falk At-Large
Richard Floyd TC3
Josh Friedman Arts-Culture
Jeff Golden Ithaca College
Alexis Zaharis Grimm Lodging
Ken Jupiter At-Large
Jenna Kain Lodging
Kelly Makosch Recreation
Rick Manning At-Large
Greg Mezey At-Large
Bethany Parisi Arts-Culture
Barbara Romano Cornell University
Monika Roth Agriculture
Steve Stull Arts-Culture
Teri Tarsus At-Large
Marian Levy Ware At-Large
Vacant At-Large
Megan Barber Community Arts Partnership, Non-Voting
Peggy Coleman Convention & Visitors Bureau, Non-Voting
Nan Rohrer 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
Frank Doldo Transportation, Non-Voting
Michael Miller Associate Member
Jon Reis Associate Member
Wylie Schwartz Associate Member
Chuck Tauck Associate Member
Nick Helmholdt 員工
Kristin McCarthy 員工

STPB Meeting Agendas and Minutes

2024 Agendas 2024 Minutes 2024 Presentations
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2023 Agendas 2023 Minutes 2023 Presentations
一月 一月 CVB Q4 2022 Report
二月 二月 Ithaca Tompkins International Airport
三月 三月 2022 CVB Annual Report
四月 四月 CVB Q1 2023 Report
五月 五月  
六月 六月 Downtown Ithaca Ambassadors and Tompkins Festivals 
July [cancelled] July [cancelled]


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2023 Annual Report: Community Beautification Program

九月 九月 2023 Annual Report: Community Arts Partnership
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2022 Agendas 2022 Minutes 2022 Presentations
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三月 三月 2021 CVB Annual Report
四月 四月 Downtown Ithaca Ambassadors Program
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2022 Annual Report: Community Beautification Program

CVB Mid-Year Report

August [cancelled]  August [cancelled]  
九月 九月 2022 Annual Report: Community Arts Partnership
十月 十月  
11 月 11 月 Update: Ithaca Downtown Conference Center Construction
十二月 十二月  

Agendas and minutes from 2021 and earlier are available upon request.