Visit Oceanside Board of Directors

The Visit Oceanside Conference and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors is led by tourism related industry professionals and community liaisons working to follow the official Mission of Visit Oceanside; to unite our community’s tourism businesses to generate visitor spending that will positively impact jobs, tax revenues, the coastal environment and the quality of life for the City of Oceanside.

Visit Oceanside Board of Director meetings are held the third Thursday of each month. Please contact Visit Oceanside President and CEO, Leslee Gaul at for the time and location of the next meeting.

Executive Committee

Chairman of the Board

Geoffrey Parkford

General Manager
Holiday Inn Oceanside Marina

Vice Chairman

Scott Hausknecht

Dual General Manager
Residence Inn by Marriott and Courtyard by Marriott


Nayan Patel

General Manager
Days Inn at the Coast

Board of Directors

Charlie Anderson

Privateer/Buccaneer Beach Café

Josh Arbenz

Stratford at the Harbor

Michele Bragalone

Director of Sales
Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort

Zell Dwelley

Beach Break Café

David Fischbach

Beach Front Only Vacation Rental

Deborah Lamoureux

General Manager
333 Pacific

Dorthy Pinney

Sales Representative
McLain Properties


Stormi Posch

General Manager
Springhill Suites Marriott Oceanside

Jim Schroder

Economic Development Commission

Community Liaisons

Capt. Tom Aguigui

Oceanside Police Department

Tracey Bohlen

Economic Development
City of Oceanside

Terry Goodman

Special Events
City of Oceanside

Gwendolyn Harthoorn

Executive Sales Manager
Destination Experiences Pendleton


Paul Lawrence

Oceanside Harbor Manager
City of Oceanside

David Nydegger

President and CEO
Oceanside Chamber of Commerce

Rick Wright

Executive Director
MainStreet Association