News & Resources for the Indiana Tourism Industry

Indiana Tourism Council

The Indiana Tourism Council was established by the Indiana General Assembly in 1997 and acts as an advisory body to the Indiana Office of Tourism Development. Danny Lopez, chief of staff to Lt. Governor Eric Holcomb, serves as the council’s chairperson. 

Current Council Membership:

Danny Lopez Chair - Lieutenant Governor Designee

Mark Newman - Director, Indiana Office of Tourism Development

Cameron Clark - Director, Department of Natural Resources

Patrick Tamm - Indiana Restaurant and Lodging Association 

Lorelei Weimer - Indiana Tourism Association

Misty Weisensteiner - Indiana Tourism Association

Carrie Lambert - Indiana Tourism Association

Open - State Sentator 

Chip Perfect - State Senator

Wes Culver - State Representative

Justin Moed - State Representative

Denise Pence - Appointee, Exit 76 Antique Mall

Eric Snow - Appointee, Holiday World

James Wallis - Appointee, Visit Indy

Chris Leininger - Appointee, French Lick Springs Resort

Pete Eshelman - Appointee, Joseph Decuis

Rob Caupoto - Brewers of Indiana Guild

Gale Gerber - Indiana State Festival Association 

Lu Porter - Association of African-American Museums

Dr. Jonathon Day - ExOfficio, Purdue University

Dr. Liping Cai - ExOfficio, Purdue University

 

Meetings and Minutes

The Indiana Tourism Council is scheduled to meet on March 2, 2017, at 10:30 a.m., EST (9:30 a.m., CST) at TBD.  

 

Future Meeting Dates

March 2, 2017 10:30 a.m., EST (9:30 a.m., CST), Location TBD

June 1, 2017 10:30 a.m., EDT (9:30 a.m., CDT), Location TBD

September 7, 2017 10:30 a.m., EDT (9:30 a.m., CDT), Location TBD

December 7, 2017 10:30 a.m., EST (9:30 a.m., CST), Location TBD

 

Past Meeting Mintues