July 2019 – Meeting Minutes


Call to order:

A Board of Directors meeting of the Colorado Hotel & Lodging Association was held at the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort on Friday, July 19, 2019.  The meeting convened at 9:00 a.m., Chairman Matthew Anderson presiding.


Roll Call:


Elected & Ex Officio Directors in attendance:

  • Matt Anderson
  • Tony Dunn
  • Steve Togni
  • Peter Dann
  • Cindy Johnson
  • David Craig
  • Tammy Anderson
  • Dragan Andrejic
  • Jen Atkins
  • Daniel Benton
  • Jonathan Brownlee
  • Dale Bugby
  • Jonathon Fillman
  • Andre Gurule
  • Brian Leiker
  • Amie Mayhew
  • Rick Medwedeff
  • Dawn Montgomery
  • Steph Moore
  • Allen Paty
  • Jack Paul
  • Dan Pirrallo
  • Sidney Stoper
  • Lance Thompson
  • Tim Wolfe


Elected & Ex Officio Directors not in attendance:

  • Bob Barto
  • Kim Corrigan
  • Gregg Jurgens
  • Greg Leonard
  • Sonia Riggs
  • Kevin Smith


Others in attendance:

  • Donna Horii
  • Sharon Oliver
  • Brianna Miller
  • Sophia Decolati


Action Items:

  1. Consent Agenda – A motion was made and seconded to approve the consent agenda as follows: 7/19 minutes, Government Affairs Committee Report, Membership Committee Report, CHLA University Report, and Metro Denver Lodging Council Report.  Motion carried. 
  2. 6/30/19 Financial Statements – A motion was made and seconded to approve the 4/30/19 minutes as presented. Motion carried.
  3. AR Write-Offs – A motion was made and seconded to approve $27,919 in write-offs as presented. Motion carried.
  4. 5-Year Strategic Plan – A motion was made and seconded to approve the 5-year strategic plan as presented. Motion carried.
  5. Common Sense Policy Roundtable & Colorado Civil Justice League – A motion was made and seconded to approve $2,500 to the Common Sense Policy Roundtable to join CSPR’s Leadership Roundtable and $2,000 to the Colorado Civil Justice League for their effort to get the premises liability case (Wagner vs. Planned Parenthood) before the Supreme Court from the Legislative Readiness Fund. Motion carried. 


Information Items:

  1. 2019 Readiness Fund Golf Tournament – Tony Dunn gave an update on the 2019 Readiness Fund Golf Tournament, which will be held on September 30th at the Broadmoor.
  2. 2019 Annual Conference – Matt Anderson encouraged all Board members to register for the Annual Conference, which will be held on September 29th and 30th at The Broadmoor.
  3. CTO/Leave No Trace Partnership – Amie Mayhew asked Board members to sign up for the new partnership CHLA has formed with CTO and Leave No Trace.


Old Business: 

  1. Dale Bugby stated that he wanted to have a conversation about the mandatory contribution to the Readiness Fund for Board members. Dale made a motion to repeal the mandatory contribution.  There was no second and the motion failed.  Following the failure of the motion, Dale Bugby announced his resignation from the Board of Directors. 


New Business:




The meeting was adjourned at 9:55 a.m.


Respectfully Submitted,

Steve Togni, Secretary

Colorado Hotel & Lodging Association