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Board of Directors

The Lake County CVB/South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority Board of Directors meet on the third Thursday of each month at noon at the Indiana Welcome Center's Conference Room at 7770 Corinne Dr., Hammond. A change in location or date/time will be posted at the Indiana Welcome Center at least 48 hours in advance. Please call 219-989-7770 with any questions.

Board Members

Robert Forster

Chairman
Retired
Appointed By: Town of Munster


Brent Brashier

Vice Chairman 
Owner, Doc's Smokehouse and Craft Bar
Appointed By: Town of Dyer


Chareice White

Secretary 
Owner Reice Communications
Appointed By: Mayor of Crown Point


John Kiernan

Treasurer
Retired
Appointed By: Lake County Council


Paul Anderson

Visitor Center and Store Manager, The Shrine of Christ's Passion
Appointed By: Lake County Commissioners


Christine Cash

General Manager, Ramada Inn and Conference Center
Appointed By: Town of Highland


Victor DeMeyer

Consultant
Appointed By: Town of Munster


Jeffrey Fryzel

Realtor, McColly Real Estate
Appointed By: Town of St. John


Raymundo Garcia

Owner, El Taco Real
Appointed By: Hammond City Council


Nicole Lopez

Special Events Coordinator, City of Hobart
Appointed By: Mayor of Hobart


Darnail Lyles

Attorney at Law 
Appointed By: Mayor of Gary


Andy Qunell

President VRQ LLC
Appointed By: Town of Griffith


Chris Rich

Retired
Appointed By: Lake County Commissioners


Michelle Robinson

Owner, Clean Paws Mobile Grooming Salon  
Appointed By: Gary Common Council  


Matthew Schuffert

Senior Vice President, Ameristar Casino 
Appointed By: Mayor of East Chicago 


Doug Spencer

West Environmental Operations Coordinator, US Steel / CEO/Owner, Pier 74 Grill, Cedar Lake
Appointed by: Lake County Council


Larry Tucker

Owner, Arby's Franchise
Appointed By: Town of Schererville


W. F. Wellman

Retired
Appointed By: Lt. Governor 


Marty Wielgos

District Manager, Hammond Sanitary District
Appointed By: City of Hammond


Andrew Kyres

Vice President, Business Banking Center Management First Financial Bank, Crown Point
Parliamentarian


James Magrames

Attorney
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