The Northern Kentucky Board of Commissioners


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The Northern Kentucky Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is the destination marketing and management organization tasked with generating a strong economic impact for the Boone, Campbell and Kenton County through meetings, events and visitor expenditures. 

The CVB is governed by a Board of Commissioners appointed by the Judge Executives of the counties.

Executive Committee meetings are held monthly on the second Monday at 8:00 a.m. in the meetNKY boardroom. The full Board of Commissioners meets the second Monday of April, June, August, October and December at 9:00 a.m. in the meetNKY boardroom. 

2019 Board of Commissioners

                 Tim Bray, Chair, Kentucky Motor Speedway*                       

     John Ellison, Chair Elect, Hofbrauhaus Newport*               

    Subhas Patel, Treasurer, Keystone Hotels*           

Alan Bernstein, BB Riverboats*

Josh Quinn, Boone County Distilling*

Eric Rose, Newport Aquarium

Mark Looy, Answers in Genesis

Lorraine Sanz, Marriott Airport

Kristopher Thomas, Aloft at Newport Levee

Jeff Kaplan, Embassy Suites Newport

Guy van Rooyen, Salyers Group

Sandy Ritter, Buffalo Wings & Rings

Brian Fry, Commonwealth Hotels

Greg Hurst

Bill Donermeyer

Representative Sal Santoro

Representative Joseph Fischer

Representative Adam Koenig

*Executive Committee