Board of Directors
The meeting schedule below is subject to change. Individual meeting agendas include location and/or call-in details.
|Meeting||Date & Time||Materials|
|Board of Directors||August 24, 2021, Noon|
|Board of Directors||September 28, 2021, Noon|
|Board of Directors||October 26, 2021, Noon|
|Board of Directors||December 14, 2021, Noon|
Elvin Lai is a fourth-generation owner-operator of the 71-room Ocean Park Inn hotel in Paciﬁc Beach, which was reimagined for a spring 2021 debut. He is the immediate Past President of the San Diego County Hotel-Motel Association and played a leading role in establishing the Pacific Beach Clean and Safe program. He is a serial entrepreneur, with four diﬀerent businesses in three diﬀerent sectors.
A graduate of the University of San Diego, Elvin’s greatest passions are building relationships, supporting the growth of our tourism industry and working to better our community for future generations.
Carol Kim serves as Political Director for the San Diego County Building and Construction Trades Council (SDBCTC) and Director of Community Engagement for the SDBCTC Family Housing Corporation.
Carol has had a varied professional career, beginning as an inner-city school teacher in Los Angeles. Later, she worked in HIV prevention, where she served high-risk groups and communities of color. In recent years, Carol’s focus has been advocating for working families and underserved communities.
Allan Farwell has over 40 years of hospitality experience. He served as General Manager at several Hyatt properties from 1990 to 2018, including Maui, Chicago, Washington, Orange County, Indian Wells and most recently, La Jolla, where he retired. While in Maui, his hotel was a champion of sustainability. The hotel achieved LEED EBOM status, meaning the building was constructed before LEED certification standards.
He is a past board member of the San Diego Hotel-Motel Association and the San Diego Tourism Authority, and is a past Chairman of the California Hotel and Lodging Association.
Carlos Cota is an International Representative and Trustee for the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) with over 25 years of experience in the entertainment and convention industries.
He began his career in San Diego, but his work has taken him around the country with many of the industry's top conventions. Following his time working in the field, he served 13 years as a Business Agent for IATSE Local 122.
Jaymie Bradford leads the strategy and vision of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce as the Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer.
She has worked in policy and public affairs for the City of San Diego for over a decade, including as Deputy Chief of Staff to Mayor Kevin Faulconer and Interim Mayor Todd Gloria, and as Director of Intergovernmental Relations during Jerry Sanders' tenure as Mayor of San Diego.
Jeff Gattas is the Assistant Chancellor and Chief of Staff at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) where he oversees the university’s public relations, media relations, marketing, and government and community relations.
Prior to working at UCSD, he managed and advised many political campaigns and held positions with multiple California political offices. Jeff actively serves on the boards of several regional business organizations.
Shawn VanDiver is a Senior Manager with Deloitte who works with government clients at the federal, state and local levels in California and along the southwestern border. Shawn is the founder of the San Diego Chapter of the Truman National Security Project and serves as Executive Director of the Defense Entrepreneurs Forum’s San Diego Chapter. He also serves on the Boards for Emerge California, Veterans Community Connections and the Downtown San Diego Partnership.
He attended National University and the Naval Postgraduate School and holds degrees and certifications related to homeland security, cybersecurity and emergency management. Shawn is a Navy veteran, proud father and avid sailor.
Audio copies of meetings are available upon request; contact Pat Evans at firstname.lastname@example.org for a file.
|Meeting||Date & Time||Materials|
|Board of Directors||January 26, 2021, Noon||Board Packet1.22 MB
Board Minutes611.85 KB
|Sales Committee||January 26, 2021, 9:30 am||Sales Packet607.53 KB|
|Special Board Meeting||January 14, 2021, 2:30pm||Special Board Packet 93.54 KB|
|Audit Committee||January 19, 10:00am||Audit Packet364.82 KB|
|Budget Committee||January 19, 11:00am||Budget Packet326.5 KB|
|Executive Committee||January 19, Noon||Executive Packet142.41 KB|
|Board Meeting||September 22, 2020||Board Agenda Sep 20704.97 KB
Board Packet Sep 204.17 MB
|Budget Committee||September 14, 2020||Budget Agenda Sep 20403.27 KB
Budget Packet Sep 204.84 MB
|Audit Committee||September 14, 2020||Audit Agenda Sep 20571.1 KB
Audit Packet Sep 20322.34 KB
|Sales Committee||September 22, 2020||Sales Agenda Sep 20487.74 KB
Sales Packet Sep 203.56 MB
|Board Meeting||October 27, 2020||Board Agenda Oct 20705.24 KB
Board Packet Oct 202.22 MB
Board Minutes Oct 20650.9 KB
|Budget Committee||October 19, 2020||Budget Agenda Oct 20402.53 KB
Budget Packet Oct 203.87 MB
|Audit Committee||October 19, 2020||Audit Agenda Oct 20569.69 KB
Audit Packet Oct 201.25 MB
|Sales Committee||October 27, 2020||Sales Agenda Oct 20487.77 KB
Sales Packet Oct 203.67 MB
|Board Meeting||No Scheduled Meeting|
|Board Meeting||April 30, 2020||Board Agenda Apr 20 - Cancelled531.32 KB|
|Special Board Meeting||April 23, 2020||Special Board Agenda Apr 20 -2691.95 KB
Special Board Packet Apr 20 - 2691.95 KB
Special Board Minutes Apr 20 - 249.95 KB
|Special Board Meeting||April 20, 2020||Special Board Agenda Apr 20 - 1712.43 KB
Special Board Packet Apr 20 - 1633.59 KB
Special Board Minutes Apr 20 - 187.08 KB
|Budget Committee||April 20, 2020||Budget Agenda Apr 20404.09 KB
Budget Packet Apr 20433.22 KB
|Sales Committee||April 30, 2020||Sales Agenda Apr 20 - Cancelled532.18 KB|
|Board Meeting||June 23, 2020||Board Agenda Jun 20 710.73 KB
Board Packet Jun 20 2.47 MB
FY21 Budget Items26.75 KB
Board Minutes Jun 20808.75 KB
|Budget Committee||June 15, 2020||Budget Agenda Jun 20403.46 KB
Budget Packet Jun 20403.46 KB
|Audit Committee||June 15, 2020||Audit Agenda Jun 20572.1 KB
Audit Packet Jun 20510.33 KB
|Sales Committee||June 23, 2020||Sales Agenda Jun 20 - Cancelled541.65 KB|
|Board Meeting||March 24, 2020||Board Agenda Mar 20716.85 KB
Board Packet Mar 20772.82 KB
Board Minutes Mar 20137.68 KB
|Budget Meeting||March 24, 2020||Budget Agenda Mar 20403.33 KB
Budget Packet Mar 20188.08 KB
|Sales Committee||March 26, 2020||Sales Agenda Mar 20 - Cancelled489.81 KB
Sales Packet Mar 20 -Cancelled1.43 MB
|Board Meeting||January 28, 2020||Board Agenda Jan 20713.63 KB
Board Packet Jan 201.36 MB
Board Minutes Jan 20118.23 KB
|Budget Committee||January 21, 2020||Budget Agenda Jan 20231.2 KB|
|Audit Committee||January 21, 2020||Audit Agenda Jan 20302.29 KB|
|Sales Committee||January 28, 2020||Sales Agenda Jan 20312.81 KB|