CHLA Leadership

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2022 Executive Committee and Board Members

Executive Committee

Tony Dunn, Chairman of the Board - Sheraton Denver Downtown

Lance Thompson, Vice Chairman - Vail Resorts

Steve Togni, Secretary/Treasurer - Mountain Lodge at Telluride

Jack Damioli, Board Appointee - The Broadmoor

Suzy Hart, Board Appointee - Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center

Brad Mills, Board Appointee - The Ritz-Carlton, Denver

Jack Paul, Board Appointee - Stonebridge Companies


Elected Directors

Daniel Benton - Hilton Fort Collins

Curtis Bova - Hilton Denver Inverness

Albus Brooks - Milander White

Ed Bucholtz - Grand Hyatt Denver 

Jerry Caligure - Westin Downtown Denver

Lynda Campbell - 5 Senses Hospitality   

Aaron Coburn - St. Julien Hotel & Spa

David Coonan - Hotel Teatro

Jonathan Fillman - The Little Nell

James Gibson - Garden of the Gods Resort & Club

Brian Harrier - Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa

Paul Klees - C Lazy U Ranch 

Linda Laniado - Host Hotels

Brian Leiker - Renaissance Denver Downtown City Center Hotel

Greg Leonard - Hyatt Regency at Colorado Convention Center

Jan Lucas - Sage Hospitality Group

Tom Luersen - CoralTree Hospitality

Chris Pappas - Beaver Run Resort & Conference Center

Allen Paty - Doubletree by Hilton Denver

Scott Perry - Home 2 by Hilton
Tru by Hilton Denver Downtown Convention Center

Zack Sennett - Vail Resorts

Tammie Thompson-Booker - Valor Hospitality


Allied, Associate & Education Directors

Aaron Armstrong, Allied Director - Western Paper

Jen Atkins, Allied Director - Propark Mobility

Chris Brennan, Allied Director - Inspire AV

Dawn Montgomery, Allied Director - Encore Global 

Eric Olson, Education Director - MSU Denver School of Hospitality, Events, and Tourism

Richard Scharf, Associate Director - VISIT DENVER

Rich Schneider, Allied Director - Raquelita’s Tortillas


Ex-Officio Board Members

Amie Mayhew - Colorado Hotel & Lodging Association

Sonia Riggs - Colorado Restaurant Association


CHLA Staff 

Amie Mayhew, President & CEO 
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Dana Gresham, Executive Administrative Assistant

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