Call to order:

A Board of Directors meeting of the Colorado Hotel & Lodging Association was held at The Park Hyatt Beaver Creek on July 28, 2017.  The meeting convened at 9:00 a.m., Chairman Peter Dann presiding.


Roll Call:


Elected/Ex Officio/Lifetime Directors in attendance:
  • Peter Dann
  • Bill Ninivaggi
  • Matt Anderson
  • David Craig
  • Tom Curley
  • Tony Dunn
  • Michelle Martinez
  • Jeff Andrews
  • Jen Atkins
  • Bob Barto
  • Cindy Johnson
  • Robert Kisabeth
  • Mike May
  • Amie Mayhew
  • Simon Melser
  • Tom Mulholland
  • Allen Paty
  • Jack Paul
  • Dan Pirallo
  • Bob Pote
  • Tom Povich
  • Sonia Riggs
  • Brad Robinette
  • Lance Thompson
  • Jeff Thormodsgaard
  • Steve Togni
  • Kim Tranter


Elected/Ex Officio Directors not in attendance:
  • Daniel Benton
  • Dale Bugby
  • Peter Chu
  • George Fischer
  • Greg Jurgens
  • Bob Trotter


Lifetime Directors not in attendance:
  • Rod Barker
  • Doug Cogswell
  • Navin Dimond
  • John Evans
  • Bruce Lightenburger
  • Art Mangual
  • Bob McCleary
  • Kjell Mitchell
  • Patti O’Keefe
  • Dave Pease
  • Don Schuster
  • Joe Shackleton
  • Tim Wolfe


Others in attendance:
  • Donna Horii
  • Sharon Oliver
  • Robert Tschupp


Approval of minutes:

Motion was made and seconded to approve the minutes of the April 28, 2017 meeting as presented.  Motion carried.


Action Items:

  1. 2017 Board Members – Motion was made and seconded to accept the resignations of Leanna Sandner (Hayes Companies) and Lyndsy Schultz (EKS&H) as members of CHLA’s 2017 Board of Directors. Motion carried.


  1. July, 2017 Financials Motion was made and seconded to approve the July, 2017 financials as presented. Motion carried.


  1. New Members Matt Anderson presented the slate of new members for the 1st quarter:

Lodging:  Solitude Cabins

Allied:  LossLessLinen, BriteStreet, Zuus Dynamimc, 10 Strawberry Street, USA Parking,   National Energy Tech, and Colorado Mechanical System.  Motion was made and seconded to approve the new members as presented.  Motion carried.

  1. New Members Amie Mayhew and Peter Dann reviewed the Governance Committee report. Motion was made and seconded to approve the Governance Committee report as presented. 


Information/Discussion Items:

  1. Introduction of Donna Horii Amie Mayhew introduced CHLA’s new Business Development Manager, Donna Horii.


  1. CHLA Website & Job Bank Amie Mayhew reported that the new website has gone live and the job board will be live in the coming weeks.


  1. 2017 Annual Conference & Awards Program Amie Mayhew reviewed the 2017 Annual Conference schedule and awards program.


  1. Chair Report: Chairman, Peter Dann provided a report of recent activities.


  1. President’s Report: Amie Mayhew provided a report of her recent and ongoing activities.


Committee Reports:

  • Government Affairs Committee: Jeff Andrews and Jeff Thormodsgaard provided an update on the 2017 legislative session.


  • Legislative Fundraising Committee: Bill Ninivaggi informed the Board that the 2017 Delightful Dishes and Dreamy Getaways event and Cindy Johnson asked Board members to participate in the August 14th Legislative Readiness Fund Golf Tournament at the Broadmoor.


  • Membership Committee: Matt Anderson gave an update on the Membership Committee.


  • Metro Denver Lodging Council: Tony Dunn gave an update on the Metro Denver Lodging Council.


  • Allied Report: Simon Melser provided a report on allied member’s recent activities.


AHLA Report:  Amie Mayhew provided an update on AH&LA.

Colorado Tourism Office Report:  Mike May provided an update on the Colorado Tourism Office.

CRA Exchange Report:  Sonia Riggs provided an update on the Colorado Restaurant Association.


Old Business:  None.

New BusinessNone.

Adjournment:  The meeting was adjourned at 10:48 a.m.


Respectfully Submitted,


Tony Dunn, Secretary

Colorado Hotel & Lodging Association

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