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.

The Board of Directors Executive Committee meets the second Friday of the month at 3pm at rotating venues. 

The Visit Oceanside Board of Director meetings are held the third Thursday of each month* from 10am-12pm to discuss tourism-related issues and to hear updates about the local tourism industry from Visit Oceanside staff members. *Board meetings are not held in July or December. Dates and locations subject to change.

Below is a breakdown of future and past board meeting dates, locations, and meeting agendas. If you have additional questions, please contact Leslee Gaul, Visit Oceanside President and CEO.

2019 Board Meeting Dates and Locations: 

  • January 17, 2019: Holiday Inn Oceanside Marina, View Agenda
  • February 21, 2019: Holiday Inn Oceanside Marina, View Agenda
  • March 21, 2019: Holiday Inn Oceanside Marina, View Agenda
  • April 18, 2019: Holiday Inn Oceanside Marina, View Agenda
  • May 2019: In lieu of a Board of Directors meeting VO will host the annual Oceanside Tourism Summit on May 29, 2019 at the Brooks Theatre. 
  • June 20, 2019: Coomber Craft Wines, View Agenda
  • August 15, 2019: Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort, View Agenda 
  • September 19, 2019: MainStreet Oceanside, View Agenda
  • October 17, 2019: Oceanside Chamber of Commerce
  • November 21, 2019: Courtyard by Marriott Oceanside

*Board meetings are not held in July or December. Dates and locations subject to change.

Past Board Meeting Agendas: 

2018:

  • November 15, 2018: Courtyard by Marriott Oceanside, View Agenda
  • October 18, 2018: MainStreet Oceanside, View Agenda
  • September 20, 2018: Oceanside Chamber of Commerce, View Agenda 
  • August 23, 2018: Holiday Inn Oceanside Marina, View Agenda
  • June 21, 2018: Oceanside Chamber of Commerce, View Agenda
  • May 2018: In lieu of a Board of Directors meeting, the annual Oceanside Tourism Summit will be held on Wednesday, May 16th at the Star Theatre. View Meeting Recap.
  • April 19, 2018: MainStreet Oceanside, View Agenda
  • March 15, 2018 : Courtyard by Marriott Oceanside, View Agenda 
  • February 15, 2018: Holiday Inn Oceanside Marina, View Agenda
  • January 18, 2018: Oceanside Chamber of Commerce Offices, View Agenda 

2017:

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Chairman of the Board

Geoffrey Parkford

General Manager
Holiday Inn Oceanside Marina

Vice Chairman

Scott Hausknecht

Dual General Manager
Residence Inn and Courtyard by Marriott Oceanside

Secretary

Nayan Patel

General Manager
Days Inn at the Coast

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Treasurer

Stormi Posch

General Manager
Springhill Suites Marriott Oceanside

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Charlie Anderson

Co-Owner
Privateer Coal Fire Pizza & Privateer Marketplace

Michele Bragalone

Director of Sales
Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort

Zell Dwelley

Owner
Beach Break Café

David Fischbach

Owner
Beach Front Only Vacation Rental

Howard LaGrange

Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator
City of Oceanside

Deborah Lamoureux

General Manager
333 Pacific

Dorothy Pinney

Sales Representative
McLain Properties

Jim Schroder

Economic Development Commission

COMMUNITY LIAISONS

Scott Ashton - Oceanside Chamber of Commerce

Scott Ashton

President and CEO
Oceanside Chamber of Commerce

Louise Balma

Agritourism
South Morro Hills

Captain Marchand Oceanside Police Department

Capt. Sean Marchand

Oceanside Police Department

Kim Murray

Agritourism
Beach House Winery, South Morro Hills

Rick Wright

Executive Director
MainStreet Oceanside

Patrick Young

Special Events
City of Oceanside