Advocacy (Joint w/AzHLA)
Follow local issues to determine where VH&RA should be involved and appropriate position
Monitor Buddy System program and efforts
Plan and execute local City Officials Luncheon
Monitor industry committees, task forces and advisory boards that affect tourism industry
Education (Joint w/AzHLA)
Plan, execute and oversee the VH&RA Hospitality Career Day Program
Review, recommend and coordinate scholarship program
Review, recommend and coordinate programs such as Teacher Internships, School-to-Work, and Job Shadow/Mentor Programs
Works with staff to help integrate responsible practices into different hotel and resort operations that will essentially help benefit their business
Help Members to be economically, socially and environmentally friendly.
Plan, execute and oversee the annual VH&RA Golf Tournament & Fundraiser in May, including sponsorships for holes, tees and greens and donations for prizes, awards and silent auction
Recommend and coordinate additional fundraising activities and identify worthwhile contribution recipients.
Member & Community Relations
Plan and execute annual Media Reception and St. Vincent de Paul lunch service
Plan and coordinate monthly luncheon programs and speakers
Review, recommend and coordinate participation in quality community oriented programs on an ongoing basis
Initiate positive public & media relations
Work to enhance the hotel industry's image in the community
Membership Increase hotel/resort and vendor membership in Association and encourage active participation
Review, recommend, develop and oversee programs to provide increased member value and encourage greater involvement of all members
If you would like to join one of these committees, please email Debbie Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to your participation.