(Tumon, Guam) The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) has announced that its membership has elected four members to serve on the GVB Board of Directors for a two-year term effective immediately. The election was conducted virtually through the platform Election Runner.
The board members who were elected include DFS T-Galleria Vice President for Operations Charles Bell, Triple J Group President & Chief Operating Officer Jeff Jones, Pacific Islands Club General Manager and P.H.R. Ken Micronesia, Inc. Senior Managing Director Ben Ferguson, and SGC, Gatewood Enterprises, LLC and Exporta Guam President Stephen Gatewood.
“On behalf of President & CEO Carl T.C. Gutierrez and the GVB team, we thank all the candidates for their dedication to our number one industry and also thank our members for exercising their right to vote. We very much look forward to working with the newly elected board of directors,” said Dr. Gerry Perez, GVB Vice President. “GVB values the voices that collectively represent our tourism industry, and we will make sure everyone is heard, especially as we work hard to reopen our island and rebuild our economy during this pandemic.”
The GVB Board of Directors is comprised of 13 total members including one alternate member. Four members are elected by GVB’s general membership to serve a two-year term. The Governor of Guam appoints five members, including a Mayors Council representative. The Legislative Speaker also appoints three members, including one alternate member. One member is additionally selected by at least 8 board members to serve a two-year term.