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
Managing Director
Courtyard by Marriott at the University of Delaware

Jill MacKenzie
First Vice-Chairman
Director, Museum and Audience Engagement
Hagley Museum and Library

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

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

Brad Wenger
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
State Representative

Deborah Buckson
Executive Director,br>Historic Odessa Foundation

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

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

Gerald (Jerry) DuPhily
TSN/Out & About Magazine

Liz Keller
Director of Tourism
Department of State

Francis A. Kwansa, Ph.D.
Associate Chair
Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Mgmt. Department
Lerner College of Business and Economics
University of Delaware

Vicky Pettinaro Martelli
Pettinaro Relocation

Megan McGlinchey
Executive Director
Riverfront Development Corporation of Delaware
Committee Chair

Tamarra Morris Foulkes
Director of Economic Development for New Castle County

Celeste K. Mozeik, M.S
Business Instructional Director/Department Chair
Delaware Technical Community College
George Campus

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 Office of the Mayor

The Honorable Charles Toliver, IV
Former Judge
Delaware Superior Court