The Executive Board is made up of six members, three of which are appointed by the City Council and three appointed by the Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.   The City Manager serves as one of the City Council members, and the Chamber President serves as one of the Board of Directors members.

The Executive Board has the following duties:

1.   Provide oversight on the operations of the CVB, including methods of promoting tourism, conventions, meetings and other activities and events.

2. Provide input for development of a long-term strategic plan for operations of the CVB, to be prepared by the CVB Director.

3. Provide input for the Annual Marketing and Business Plan, including short and long term goals, plans, policies, and proposed projects for the CVB, to be prepared by the CVB Director.

4. Provide input for the annual operating budget of the CVB and ensure that the annual operating budget clearly reflects the full cost of CVB operations.

5. Submit oversight and input recommendations to the Chamber Board of Directors for final approval.

Meetings are held at least quarterly as called by the Convention and Visitors Bureau Director.


 Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Board
 City Manager’s Office – City Hall
 44 North Lorimier 
 Cape Girardeau, MO  63703
 573-339-6320 phone
 573-339-6302 fax
 [email protected]

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          Alyssa Phares 
         Rob Gilligan

 Kenneth Haskin
         John Eric Kline 
Randy Kluge
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         Brenda Newbern