The Washington County Visitors Association (WCVA) announced today the appointment of two prominent individuals to its esteemed board of directors. Each new board member brings a wealth of experience, expertise and a passion for fostering tourism and hospitality in Washington County.
Mayor Tim Rosener was elected mayor of the city of Sherwood in November 2022. His understanding of local dynamics will undoubtedly contribute significantly to the WCVA’s initiatives.
Doug Menke, general manager of the Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation Destination (THPRD), brings extensive experience of the region’s recreation and leisure services. His knowledge of how sports and recreational programs fit tourism will be an integral addition to the board of directors.
In addition to the new board members, Laurine Apolloni, co-owner of Apolloni Vineyards, has been appointed as the new board chair. Apolloni has been on the WCVA’s board of directors since 2017. As the chair, she will play a significant leadership role in guiding the WCVA’s decision-making.
The new board members will join a team of passionate individuals who are committed to showcasing the Tualatin Valley’s natural beauty, cultural attractions and thriving businesses. Their contributions are expected to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of Washington County’s tourism industry.
The WCVA is a not-for-profit destination marketing organization dedicated to promoting Washington County, Oregon, as a vibrant and welcoming destination for visitors. Through partnerships with businesses, local governments and community stakeholders, the WCVA seeks to enhance the county’s economic vitality by attracting tourists, events, and meetings to the area. The WCVA markets the destination as “Tualatin Valley.”