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Skagit County Tourism Promotion Area (TPA) Advisory Board

1800 Continental Place, Suite 100
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
(360) 416-1300
Staff Contact: Kayla Schott-Bresler, kayla@co.skagit.wa.us 

PURPOSE

On June 9, 2020, Skagit County, the City of Anacortes, the City of Burlington, the City of Mount Vernon, the City of Sedro- Woolley, the Town of La Conner, the Town of Hamilton, the Town of Concrete, and the Town of Lyman entered into Interlocal Agreement C20200219 for the joint establishment of the Skagit County Tourism Promotion Area (TPA), pursuant to Chapter 35. 101 RCW.

The TPA Advisory Board makes recommendations to Skagit County regarding how revenue derived from lodging charges is to be used to promote tourism countywide. The Board also works with consultants to review, consider, and recommend an Annual Budget and Annual Business Plan to the Skagit County Board of Commissioners.

2021 TPA Work Plan (1/14/21)

SKAGIT COUNTY TOURISM PROMOTION AREA ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS
The TPA Advisory Board is comprised of a 17 member appointed board as set forth in Resolution R20200170.

Entity/ Organization

Appointee

Term Expiration

TPA Party: City of Anacortes

  Councilmember Anthony Young

September 30, 2023

TPA Party: City of Burlington

Stephanie Vervaart

September 30, 2022

TPA Party: City of Mount Vernon

Jennifer Berner

September 30, 2022

TPA Party: City of Sedro- Woolley

Monique Brigham

September 30, 2023

TPA Party: Town of La Conner

Heather Carter

September 30, 2022

TPA Party :Town of Hamilton, Town of Concrete, Town of Lyman

Valerie Stafford

September 30, 2023

TPA Party: Skagit County

Warren Beach

September 30, 2022

Skagit County Lodging Association

Karen Egerdal

September 30, 2022

Skagit County Lodging Association

Kevin McEntee

September 30, 2022

Skagit County Lodging Association

Sandy Kish

September 30, 2022

Skagit County Lodging Association

Kripa Patel

September 30, 2022

Skagit County Lodging Association

Russ Olivier

September 30, 2022

Skagit County Lodging Association

Jane Schmidt

September 30, 2023

Skagit County Lodging Association

Vacant

September 30, 2023

Economic Development Alliance of Skagit County

John Sternlicht

September 30, 2023

Skagit County Chambers Executive Directors’ Association

Andy Mayer

September 30, 2022

Legislative Authority: Skagit County

Lennart Bentsen

September 30, 2022



MEETINGS

The next TPA Advisory Meeting is

The June meeting has been cancelled.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/540385517

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (224) 501-3412

Access Code: 540-385-517

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Meeting Documents

2020

     
Date Agenda Minutes Related documents
November 18 Agenda Minutes  
October 2 Agenda Minutes  

2022

     
Date Agenda Minutes Related documents
May 18 Agenda    
April 20   Minutes  
March 16 Agenda Minutes  
January 19 Agenda Minutes  

2021

     
Date Agenda Minutes Related documents
December 15 Agenda    
November 22 Agenda    
October 20 Agenda Minutes  
September 15 Agenda Minutes  
July 21 Agenda Minutes  
May 19 Cancelled    
April 21 Agenda    
March 31 Agenda    
March 17 Agenda Minutes  
February 17 Agenda Minutes  
January 20 Agenda Minutes