• 2023 Tourism Committee

    Heather Evans, Clinton Community College

    Melissa Eversmeyer, LyondellBasell

    Jennifer Graf, Retired

    Melanie Kalyan, PHR, Krumpets Bakery

    Matthew Parbs, Grow Clinton - Ex-Officio

    Lou Ray, Deja Vu Furniture and Accessories

    Andy Sokolovich, Grow Clinton - Ex-Officio

    Anne West, Citizens First Bank

    Kris Wiersema, Citizens First Bank

    Abby Sandoval, Gateway Realty Group

    Paula Steward, Alliant Energy



    Karen Friis, Office Coordinator

    Lesley Webster, Director of Placemaking & Tourism



    Areas of Focus

    Marketing & Special Interest Committee
    Identifies enthusiast/ sports/ interest groups for marketing campaigns.
    Plans and executes special marketing efforts.
    Develops custom content for marketing.

    Community Outreach & Events Committee
    Supports and promotes local events.
    Recruits new volunteers for local events and CVB committee involvement.
    Engages volunteers based on interests and time available.

    Legislative & Grant Funding Taskforce
    Responds to legislative issues that promote and fund the tourism industry.
    Identifies grants and other revenue streams from which Clinton can benefit.

    Technology Committee
    Coordinates CVB website and the Clinton page on the  Travel Iowa website.
    Works with marketing committee to create a strategy for Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and other online outlets and social media.

    Wayfinding & Community Maps Committee
    Creates local signage and maps.
    Works with the City of Clinton (Shared Use Trail Committee) to coordinate with trails, traffic, signage, and other related issues.