RUSTON LINCOLN Convention & Visitors Bureau
RUSTON LINCOLN Convention & Visitors Bureau Board of Directors Meeting 8:00 a.m. April 19, 2012 Ruston, LA Minutes
Members Present: Bill Hogan, Chair
Dr. Dave Guerin
Kyle Edmiston, President/CEO
Timothy Bush, VP for Sales/Marketing
Dr. Kenoye Eke
Call to Order
Mr. Hogan called the meeting to order at 8:00 a.m.
Mr. Bush presented the invocation.
Approval of Agenda
Action Item #1: Mr. Garriga made a motion to approve the agenda. Dr. Guerin seconded. All present said aye. Motion passed unanimously.
Approval of Minutes
Action Item #2: Mr. Garriga made a motion to approve the minutes from the previous meeting. Mrs. Bromell seconded. All present said aye. Motion passed unanimously.
Mr. Edmiston reflected on his tenure as the president and CEO of the CVB. He introduced Travis Napper, the Executive Committee's selection to succeed him as president and CEO.
Dr. Guerin presented the financial report. Revenue exceeded expense for the month of March. Lodging tax collection year-to-date remains flat.
Chairman's Report - Mr. Hogan thanked Mr. Edmiston for leadership and service during his tenure as president and CEO. He presented him with a plaque honoring his service.
Search Committee Report and Proposal-
Action Item# 3: Mr. Garriga made a motion to move into executive session. Mrs. Bromell seconded. All present said aye. Motion passed unanimously.
Action Item# 4: Mr. Phillips made a motion to come out of executive session. Mr. Garriga seconded. All present said aye. Motion passed unanimously.
Action Item# 5: Mr. Garriga made a motion to accept the search committee report and proposal. Mr. Brasuell seconded. All present said aye. Motion passed unanimously.
Meeting was adjourned at 9 a.m.
Mission Statement: To create, preserve and enhance overnight stays and quality visitor experiences through the promotion and development of the tourism economy of Lincoln Parish.
1td: May 29, 2012