The GWCVB is governed by a board of 27 members, with seven appointed by the governor of Delaware, seven by the New Castle County executive, and seven by the mayor of Wilmington. These 21 elect six additional members. The director of Delaware Tourism and the executive director of the GWCVB are ex officio members of the board.

Executive Committee

Bill Sullivan, CHTP
Chairman
Managing Director and Adjunct Faculty
Courtyard Newark at the University of Delaware

Celeste K. Mozeik, Ed.D
First Vice Chairman
Instructional Director/Department Chair
Business Administration
Delaware Technical Community College

Halsey Spruance
Second-Vice Chairman
Executive Director
Delaware Museum of Natural History

John Sarro
Board Secretary
Manager-Marketing, Grants, Cultural Programs
Delaware River & Bay Authority

Brad Wenger
Board Treasurer
General Manager
Hilton Wilmington/Christiana
Committee Chair

Basil Battaglia
Committee Chair
Beckworth Consulting

Steven R. Chambliss
Senior General Manager
Christiana Mall
Committee Chair

Bill Silva
General Manager
The Westin Wilmington
Committee Chair

Sarah Willoughby CTP, CTIS
Executive Director
Greater Wilmington Convention & Visitors Bureau

Board of Directors

The Honorable Gerald Brady
Delaware State Representative

Deborah Buckson
Executive Director
Historic Odessa Foundation

Carol B. Cadou
Charles F. Montgomery
Director and CEO of Winterthur
Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library

Italo Carrieri-Russo
General Manager and Family Owner
Vincenza & Margherita Italian American Bistro

India Sarai Colon
VIP of Nuestras Raices DE Inc
Retired 22 years USAF

Gerald (Jerry) DuPhily
Publisher
TSN/Out & About Magazine

Jennifer Oberle Howard
Director of Advertising and Public Relations
Delaware Park

Laura Jury
Marketing Manager
Hagley Museum & Library

Liz Keller
Director of Tourism
Department of State

Francis A. Kwansa, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Hospitality Business Management Department
Lerner College of Business and Economics
University of Delaware

The Honorable Elizabeth
(Tizzy) Lockman

Delaware State Senator

Vicky Pettinaro Martelli
Pettinaro Relocation

Megan McGlinchey
Executive Director
Riverfront Development Corporation of Delaware
Chase Center on the Riverfront

Canon Patel
President and Founder of Canon Hospitality Management

Catherine L. Rossi
Vice President
Public & Government Affairs
AAA Mid-Atlantic, Inc.

Albert Shields
Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy
Governor's Office

DaWayne Sims
City of Wilmington
Small and Minority Business Development Manager
Office of the Mayor

David Sophrin
Director of Policy
City of Wilmington
Office of the Mayor