At Destination Niagara USA, we have the incredibly fun job of inspiring leisure and business travelers to explore not only the iconic waterfalls but everything else that we have to offer across our expansive and diverse destination.
We are a private non-profit with a mission to expand the economic prosperity of the Niagara Falls USA communities by generating individual and group visitation.
2021 DESTINATION NIAGARA USA – BOARD OF DIRECTORS
|Carol Calato||Calato Manufacturing||General Business||Director|
|John DiGuiseppe||Platter's Chocolates||General Business||Director|
|Mark Laurrie||Niagara Falls City Schools||General Business||Director|
|Michael Zimmerman||Harrison Place Studio||General Business||Director|
|Jennifer Pauly||Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce||General Business||Director|
|Melissa Free||Seneca Gaming Corporation||Hospitality & Tourism||Director|
|Gary Siddall||Aquarium of Niagara||Hospitality & Tourism||Director|
|Lou Paonessa||NYPA - Niagara Power Vista||Hospitality & Tourism||Director|
|Brett Stewart||Merani Hotel Group||Hospitality & Tourism||Director|
|Frank Strangio||Wingate by Wyndham||Hospitality & Tourism||Director|
|Mayor Robert Restino||City of Niagara Falls||Investor Appt.||Director|
|Mayor Michelle Roman||City of Lockport||Investor Appt.||Director|
|Richard Updegrove||Niagara County Legislature Rep.||Investor Appt.||Director|
|Angela Berti||NYS Parks (Permanent Seat)||Ex-Officio & Non-Voting||Ex-Officio|
|John Percy||Destination Niagara USA||Ex-Officio & Non-Voting||Ex-Officio|
|Anthony Vilardo||USA Niagara Development||Ex-Officio & Non-Voting||Ex-Officio|
|Niagara University Hospitality||Ex-Officio & Non-Voting||Ex-Officio|
|NCCC/Niagara Falls Culinary Institute||Ex-Officio & Non-Voting||Ex-Officio|
DMAP Accredited Logo | Destination Niagara USA has been awarded the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP) seal, illustrating a destination marketing organization's (DMO) commitment to industry excellence and to raising the performance and accountability of DMO's around the world.