Board of Directors

Officers / Executive Committee

David Balderson, President, The Wayside Inn Bed & Breakfast
Chuck Chandler, Vice President, Hampton Inn and Suites Columbia/South & SpringHill Suites Columbia
Mike Libber, Partnership Chair, Elite Tournaments
Pete Mangione, Treasurer, Finance Chair, Turf Valley
Becky Mangus, Marketing Chair, The Business Monthly
Martha Clark, Nomination Chair, Clark’s Elioak Farm

Board Members

Valerie Barnard, Columbia Association
Kevin Kelehan, Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett and Scherr
Ian Kennedy, Downtown Columbia Arts & Cultural Commision 
Aimee Troglio, Historic Savage Mill 
Katie Turner, Howard Community College 
Julia Mattis, ReMax Advantage Realty
Barbara Nicklas, The Mall in Columbia
Tori Buscher, Victoria Gastro Pub

Ex-Officio Board Members​

The Honorable Gail Bates, Maryland Senate
The Honorable Eric Ebersole, Maryland House of Delegates​​
Al Harden, Howard County Dept. of Recreation & Parks
Terry Hasseltine, Maryland Sports / Maryland Stadium Authority
Karen Besson, Ellicott City Partnership
Diane Wilson, Howard County Government, Chief of Staff, Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman
Kathy Johnson, Howard County Economic Development Authority

Howard County Tourism & Promotion

Amanda Hof, Interim Executive Director