Organization Accreditation Program Committee (DMAP Board)

The Organization Accreditation Program Committee shall represent the association's dedication to the professional development of its member organizations. The committee shall serve as the governing board for the destination organization industry's highest organizational achievement, known as the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP) or by any future name chosen by the committee, and any related support programs. The Committee shall serve as the de facto board of directors of the program and establish their own policies and procedures for the operation of the program. This shall include procedures for the selection of members of this committee and its leadership and govern the operation of their meetings.

2024 Committee Members

  • Andrew Weir, President & CEO, Destination Toronto
  • Cody Chomiak, CDME, VP of Marketing, Travel Manitoba
  • Jim Ganotis, Director of IT, Destination Cleveland
  • Julie Saupe, President & CEO, Visit Anchorage
  • Karen Fisher, CFO, Visit Pittsburgh
  • Meredith DaSilva, CDME, VP of Executive Operations & Administration, VISIT FLORIDA
  • Nancy Gard McGehee, Faculty, Virginia Tech
  • Patrick Kaler, President & CEO, Buffalo Niagara Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Sergio Piedra, Director of Community Engagement, Visit the Palm Beaches
  • Tania Armenta, President & CEO, Visit Albuquerque
  • Timothy Bush, CMO, Visit Lake Charles

Destinations International Staff Liaison

  • Gabriel Seder, Vice President of Global Development