Representing Seattle Southside

The SeaTac City Council appoints RTA board members from a pool of Tourism Promotion Area (TPA) ratepayer applicants. Seven members are appointed by the SeaTac City Council, and four additional positions are selected by the Council from nominations from the appointed RTA board of directors. RTA board members represent TPA ratepayers at large, cities, other lodging properties, restaurants, retail stores, entertainment organizations, organizations that drive visitor demand and transportation companies. Openings and applications are advertised. A business license within the region is required.

Regular meetings of the board shall be held on the second Thursday every other month starting January (Resolution 2015-002). Meeting schedules, locations, times and agendas are posted prior to all meetings. Meeting reminders are sent to all TPA ratepayers. For agenda item consideration, contact the President & CEO at least 10 days in advance.


Board of Directors

A resolution to appoint the following board members to the RTA was approved by the SeaTac Council on January 13, 2015:

Maureen Huffman
Board Chair: Maureen Huffman - Embassy Suites Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
David Sullivan
Vice Chair: David Sullivan - Cedarbrook Lodge
Ken Stockdale
Secretary: Ken Stockdale - Crowne Plaza Seattle Airport
Tracy Harms
Treasurer: Tracy Harms - DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Southcenter
Jill Andrews
Jill Andrews - Certified Folder Display Services, Inc.
Tiffany Hart
Tiffany Hart - Marriott International
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Bruce Janzen - Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference Center / DoubleTree by Hilton Seattle Airport
Bill Murray
Bill Murray - Four Points by Sheraton Seattle Airport South
Donna Rios, Board Member
Donna Rios - Radisson Hotel Seattle Airport

Sales & Marketing Committee Members

Sports Advisory Committee Members

Ken Stockdale, Co-Chair - Crowne Plaza Seattle Airport

David Sullivan, Co-Chair - Cedarbrook Lodge

Owen Leinbach - Courtyard by Marriott Seattle Southcenter

Peter Philips - Philips Publishing

Mike Bush - Scosh Creative

Patti Denny - Port of Seattle

Linda Botts - Crowne Plaza Seattle Airport

Jill Andrews - Certified Folder Display

Mollie Mad - Hospitality Concepts BMI

Tiffany Hart - Marriott International


Ken Stockdale, Co-Chair - Crowne Plaza Seattle Airport

Sanjay Mahajan, Co-Chair -Radisson Hotel Seattle Airport

Steve Adams -Westfield Southcenter

Jd Hill - Matt Griffin Ymca

Anne Santistevan - Red Lion Hotel Seattle Airport

Ron Peck - Port Of Seattle

Ben Oliver - Starfire Sports

Lawrence Ellis - Seatac Parks & Recreation

Marlus Francis - Tukwila Parks & Recreation

Rick Scott - Des Moines Parks & Recreation

Nicole Baade - Tours Northwest