Tourism Advisory Committee

Description:
The Tourism Advisory Committee makes policy recommendations to the Tourist Services Coordinator, City Manager, and the Mayor and Alderman in the areas of parking and the routine of tourism related traffic activities, the qualification and licensing of tour guides, and the enforcement of tourism management regulations and other related issues.

Membership/Appointment:
Consists of 10 members: One (1) shall be a representative of the Historic Savannah Foundation; Two (2) shall be representatives of the Downtown Neighborhood Association; One (1) shall be a representative of the Victorian Neighborhood Association; One (1) shall be a representative of the Thomas Square Neighborhood Association; One (1) shall be a representative of Visit Savannah; One (1) shall be a representative of the Tourism Leadership Council; One (1) shall be a representative of the lodging industry, appointed by Visit Savannah; One (1) shall be a representative of a motorized tour company, appointed by the Tourism Leadership Council; and One (1) shall be a representative of a non-motorized tour company, appointed jointly by the Tourism Leadership Council and Visit Savannah.

Term:
Members are appointed by their designated organization shall serve for a minimum of one (1) year.


Current Members Appointed by the City of Savannah:

MEMBER

APPOINTMENT

TERM ENDING

  • Vaughnette Goode-Walker

Non-Motorized Tour Company


  • Sue Adler

Historic Savannah Foundation


  • Melinda Allen, Chair

Downtown Neighborhood Association


  • William Lovett

Downtown Neighborhood Association


  • Michael Ambrose

Victorian Neighborhood Association


  • Clinton Edminster

Thomas Square Neighborhood Association


  • Joseph Marinelli

Visit Savannah


  • Michael T. Owens

Tourism Leadership Council


  • Charles Brazil

Motorized Tour Company


  • Mark Dana

Lodging Industry



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For more information, please contact:

Susan Broker, Director
Office of Special Events, Film & Tourism
1 Waring Drive
Savannah, GA 31404
(912) 351-3837
Rscott02@savannahga.gov