Board of Directors


Michael Pace


General Manager
Intercontinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco

Michael O’Donohue

Vice Chair

General Manager
Pendry San Diego

Gena Chen


Director of Catering and Event Management
St. Regis San Francisco

Dr. Lee Blecher

Program Director, Hospitality Management
California State University – Long Beach

Mary Crowe

Vice President, Quality Assurance
Classic Hotels & Resorts

Jon Handlery, CHA

Handlery Hotels

Roger Huldi

General Manager
W San Francisco

Angela Landgraf

Mark Lucas

Revenue Management Consultant

Jessica Lum

Director of Public Policy and Executive Office Programs
San Francisco Travel 

Robert Megargle

General Manager
Four Seasons Embarcadero

Obadiah Ostergard

Left Bank Brasseries

Tom Patton

General Manager / Partner
Ramada Santa Barbara

Honorary Board Members


Paul Handlery
John Love

Hospitality and Tourism Consultant

Bob Wilhelm