The Northern Kentucky Board of Commissioners


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The Northern Kentucky Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) drives quality of life and economic growth for Northern Kentucky through tourism marketing and destination development.

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 third Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. virtually. The full Board of Commissioners meets the second Monday of April, June, August, October and December at 9:00 a.m.at various venues throughout the destination. Please contact Mary Watkins, Director of Bureau Operations, for the most recent location. 

2021 Board of Commissioners

                                     Josh Quinn, Home Depot - Board Chair*                                       

   Subhas Patel, Keystone Hotels - Treasurer*           

Alan Bernstein, BB Riverboats - Immediate Past Chair*

Josh Quinn, Boone County Distilling*

Guy van Rooyen, Salyers Group*

David Delbello, Florence Freedom*

Mark Looy, Answers in Genesis

Jim Lokesak, Skyline Restaurants

Emily Palmer Wolff, Otto's Restaurant Group

Sandy Ritter, Buffalo Wings & Rings

Shannon Smith, Law Offices of Shannon Smith, PLLC

Brian Fry, Commonwealth Hotels

Bimal Patel, Rolling Hills Hospitality

Matt Duda, Newport Aquarium

William I. Donnermeyer

Representative Sal Santoro

Representative Joseph Fischer

Representative Adam Koenig

*Executive Committee