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Convention and Visitor's Bureau

Administers the portion of the Room Tax Fund set aside specifically for the purpose of encouraging, promoting, and fostering convention and tourism development in the City of Norman. A not-for-profit corporation consisting of nine board members with two members appointed by the Council with an annual renewable contract. The members appointed by the Council consist of one representative from the University of Oklahoma and one representing organized athletics. The remaining seven members include one representative of the Chamber of Commerce; one representative of the Norman Arts and Humanities Council; two representatives of the Norman Hotel and Motel Association; one representative of the Norman Restaurant Association; one representative from the Norman Public Schools appointed by the Norman Superintendent of Schools; and one representative from the University of Oklahoma Athletic Department appointed by the University of Oklahoma President. Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 11:30 a.m., at locations to be announced. (3-year term)

MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE CITY OF NORMAN

Representative - Original Term Began - Term Begins - Term Ends - Ward

  • Juna Stovall - 09/28/10 - 07/31/11 - 07/31/14
  • Randy Laffoon - 09/28/10 - 07/31/13 - 07/31/16

MEMBERS APPOINTED BY CONVENTION AND VISITOR'S BUREAU

Representative - Term Ends

  • Suzanne McAuley Chamber of Commerce - 07/31/15 - CHAIR
  • Sherry Brown, Norman Arts and Humanities Council - 07/31/14
  • Jay Potter, Norman Hospitality Association - 07/31/14
  • William Murray, Norman Hospitality Association - 07/31/16- VICE-CHAIR
  • Joe Sparks, Norman Restaurant Association - 07/31/15
  • Roger Brown, Norman Public Schools - 07/31/16
  • Charlie Taylor, University of Oklahoma Athletics - 07/31/15

EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS

  • Councilmember Greg Heiple
  • Brenda Hall, City Clerk
  • John Woods, Executive Director of the Norman Chamber of Commerce
  • Don Wood, Executive Director of Norman Economic Development Coalition (NEDC)

MEMBERS AT LARGE

  • Kris Glenn, CHAIR
  • Paige Williams
  • Michael Vance
  • Sandy Huse