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2019 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

For 2019, the Palm Springs Hospitality Association (PSHA) Board consists of 24 members from small, medium and large hotels; attractions; restaurants; retail; vacation home rentals and the associate category of membership.  

Small Hotels            

Tracy Conrad

Smoketree Ranch


Marco Rossetti

Alcazar Hotel 

Medium Size Hotels/Timeshares  

Steven Boswell

Palm Mountain Resort & Spa


Don Devine

Avalon Hotel Palm Springs


Vanessa Perera

Courtyard by Marriott

Large Hotels

Celeste Brackley

ACE Hotel & Swim Club


Aftab Dada

Hilton Hotel Palm Springs             


Peggy Trott

Kimpton The Rowan

Vacation Home Rentals

Mike McLean

McLean Company 

Restaurants

Tony Bruggemans  Le Vallauris 

Tony Marchese  Trio

Eric Morcus  Kaiser Grille

Willie Rhine  Eight4Nine



Patrick Service

Las Casuelas Terraza


John Shay

Lulu's California Bistro

Attractions

Dominique Fruchtman

Escape Room Palm Springs


Bob Schneider

Interim


Andrew Starke

POWER Baseball



Evan Trubee

Big Wheel Tours

Retail

Joy Meredith

Crystal Fantasy & Joy of Life Wellness Center

Associates

Tim Ellis

Travelhost Magazine


J. Alex Gomez

Creative Goods Associates

Board Meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of every month, but DARK in August and December of every year.  Members are welcome to attend, but must reserve a seat 1 week prior to the meeting.  Meetings are held at different hotels or restaurants each month, so members must contact us for the location.  The cost to attend the luncheon/meeting is $20.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

PSHA Members receive information on issues that are of interest to the hospitality industry; are invited to attend our monthly educational meetings     and participate in PSHA events. All members are listed on the PSHA website with a link to their business website.

Our member benefits include, but are not limited to, the following:

Monthly Luncheons:

        • Networking opportunities with other members/guests/city and valley-wide attendees.
        • A one-time opportunity for new members to speak for two minutes to discuss their business.
        • At every luncheon members are asked to introduce themselves and give a 15 second description of their business or updating members on “news as it relates to their business”.
        • Informative speakers with information on timely topics relating to the hospitality industry as well as city and other agencies’ news. Previous speakers have included: the Mayor, City Manager, Fire Chief, Fire Marshall, Chairman of Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, California Tourism Association, Riverside County, entertainers John Davidson and Susan Anton, Harold Matzner from the Palm Springs International Film Festival.  We have also heard various expert speakers on OSHA, hotel/restaurant insurance, employment law issues for businesses, the ABC, Goldenvoice for Coachella & Stagecoach, programs available through the County’s Workforce Development Agency, Cyber Security and more.
        • Display table for members to display materials relevant to their business.
        • Associate members can be the "Official Luncheon Sponsor" and "Featured Member" for the month on PSHA's website for an additional fee of $100 (not including lunch) which includes the opportunity to make a 5 minute presentation to the members. Official Luncheon
        • Sponsors are listed on the Luncheon Invitation and presented as the Luncheon Sponsor at the event.**

Discounts:

PSHA members enjoy discounts from other member businesses, offered through the "PSHA Member Discount Program".

Website:

All members are listed on the PSHA website which includes all contact information along with a description of the member business.

Representation: 

PSHA represents its members on issues relating to the Hospitality Industry, including not only representatives on pertinent boards and commissions, but also at Council Meetings and other Government and/or local meetings.

Informative Alerts:

PSHA members are notified via e-mail of upcoming events, meetings and forums, sponsored by other organizations, which are pertinent to our members.  (Ex: Convention Center Groups, including schedules for meetings and ‘free’ time for attendees for meals and entertainment.)

** Non-Members can be an Official Luncheon Sponsor for fee of $350 (not including lunch) and make a 5 minute presentation to the members at the luncheon.  As mentioned above, members pay $100 and are also included as the "Featured Member" on PSHA's website for the month.  Official Luncheon Sponsors are listed on the Luncheon Invitation and presented as the Sponsor at the Luncheon.


"PSHA" is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization;

Federal Tax ID #33-0422907

Office: (760) 835-4957

Address:
P.O. Box 4507
Palm Springs, CA 92263

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