Board of Directors

Michael Pace


Area General Manager, West Coast

Roger Huldi

Vice President

General Manager
W San Francisco

Tom Costello


Former Director of Hospitality Program
University of San Francisco

Jennifer H. Clay


Regional Director of Operations
Pineapple Hospitality

Amy Arbuckle

General Manager
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown San Francisco

Gena Chen

Director of Catering and Event Management
St. Regis San Francisco

Jon Handlery

President, Handlery Hotels

Cindy Heiple

Senior Market Manager – San Francisco

Jorge Herrerias

Director of Human Resources
W Hollywood and Residences

Elvin Lai

CEO and President
Ocean Park Inn

Angela Landgraf

SVP of Corporate Development
Red Lion Hotels Corporation

Mark Lucas

Revenue Management Consultant

Jessica Lum

Director of Public Policy and Executive Office Programs
San Francisco Travel Association

Robert Megargle

Hotel Manager
Four Seasons San Francisco

Deepak Mehra

General Manager
Hilton Woodland Hills – Los Angeles

Michael O’Donohue

General Manager
Pendry San Diego

Obadiah Ostergard

Left Bank Brasseries

Nick Sanderson

Legal Restaurants

Sean Van Straatum

General Manager/Sommelier
Avec Nous Restaurant

Honorary Board Members

Paul Handlery
John Love

Hospitality and Tourism Consultant

Bob Wilhelm