Committees

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Geoffrey Allan Mills
Chairman
Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan
(212) 315-6100

Joseph E. Spinnato, Esq., CAE
Ex-Officio
Hotel Association of New York City, Inc.
(212) 754-6700

John Fitzpatrick
Treasurer
Fitzpatrick Hotel Group,North America
(212) 355-0100

Vijay Dandapani
Apple Core Hotels
(212) 790-2701

Timothy M. Dowd
Highgate Hotels
(212) 521-6208

Herve Houdre
Intercontinental New York Barclay
(212) 755-5900

Edward Maynard
Denihan Hospitality Group
(212) 465-3840

Vera Manoukian
W New York Times Square
(212) 930-7400

Timothy J. McGlinchey
Residence Inn and Courtyard by Marriott Central Park
(646) 273-7800

George D. Schwab
Elite International Hotel Sales & Marketing
(516) 354-7441

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Xavier S. Lividini
Chairman
(914) 241-2426

John Fitzpatrick
Fitzpatrick Hotel Group,North America
(212) 355-0100

Herve Houdre
Intercontinental New York Barclay
(212) 755-5900

Timothy McGlinchey
Residence Inn and Courtyard by Marriott Central Park
(646) 273-7800

Joseph E. Spinnato, Esq., CAE
Ex-Officio
Hotel Association of New York City, Inc.
(212) 754-6700

LABOR RELATIONS COMMITTEE

Dr. Richard Born
B.D. Hotels, LLC c/o Wellington Hotel
(212) 247-3900

Joanne Budge
Four Seasons Hotel New York
(212) 759-5700

Vijay Dandapani
Apple Core Hotels
(212) 790-2701

Gary Schweikert
Jumeirah Essex House
(212) 247-0300

Patrick J. Lappan
Hampshire House
(212) 333-6000

David P. McManus
Afffinia Dumont
(212) 481-7600

Jim MacDonald
New York Hilton Midtown
(212) 261-5897

Mark W. Sanders
Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel
(212) 768-4400

Joseph E. Spinnato, Esq., CAE
Ex Officio
Hotel Association of New York City, Inc.

David R. Rothfeld, Esq.
Counsel to the Committee
Kane Kessler, P.C.
(212) 519-5154

Joshua A. Wirshba
The Manhattan Club
(212) 453-8440

EDUCATION COMMITTEE

Geoffrey Allan Mills
Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan
(212) 351-6100

Theresa Nocerino
The Sherry Netherland
(212) 355-2800

Steven Pipes
Le Parker Meridien
(212) 708-7415

Alan W. Tennant
The Phillips Club
(212) 835-8800

Joshua A. Wirshba
The Manhattan Club
(212) 453-8440

TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

Dr. Richard Born
B. D. Hotels, LLC / Wellington Hotel
(212) 247-3900

Vijay Dandapani
(212) 790-2701

Natalie Franco
New York Hilton Midtown
(212) 586-7000

Arnold Marrero
Marriott Hotels
(212) 266-6245

Joseph O’Connor
Starwood Hotels of New York
(212) 581-1000

Mujo Perezic
Kimberly Hotel
(212)755-0400

Alan W. Tennant
The Phillips Club
(212) 835-8800

Leo Terzulli
The Waldorf=Astoria
(212) 877-4676

MANAGEMENT AND GOVERNANCE TASK FORCE (FORMERLY BY-LAWS COMMITTEE)

Banks Brown, Esq.
Counsel to the Committee
McDermott, Will & Emery
(212) 547-5400

Vijay Dandapani
Apple Core Hotels
(212) 790-2701

John Fitzpatrick
Fitzpatrick Hotel Group, North America
(212) 355-0100

Xavier S. Lividini, CHA
(914) 241-2426

Joseph E. Spinnato, Esq., CAE
Ex-Officio
Hotel Association of New York City, Inc.
(212) 754-6700

GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

Benjamin J. (Patrick) Denihan,
Co-Chairman
Denihan Hospitality Group/Affinia Hotels/Benjamin Hotel
(212) 465-3830

John Fitzpatrick
Co-Chairman
Fitzpatrick Hotel Group, North America
(212) 355-0100

Erik Anderouard
Sofitel New York
(212) 354-8844

James L. Claus, CHA
Tishman Hotel Corp.
(212) 399-3698

Daniel Fevre
Aloft Harlem /
(212) 749-4000

Geoffrey A. Mills
Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan
(646) 449-7700

Anthony (Skip) Piscitelli, Esq.
Counsel to the Committee
Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker
(212) 490-3000

Joseph E. Spinnato, Esq., CAE
Ex-Officio
Hotel Association Of New York City, Inc.
(212) 754-6700

SUSTAINABLE HOSPITALITY COMMITTEE

Herve Houdre
Chairman
Intercontinental New York Barclay
(212) 755-5900

Lisanne Ali
Tryp Times Square South
(646) 200-8854

Rick Amato
Hotel Association of New York City, Inc.
(212) 754-6700

Diana Beltran
Wyndham Worldwide
(973) 753-6460

Victoria Contino, Esq.
Counsel to the Committee
Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker, LLP
(212) 490-3000

Jake Herring
Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker, LLP
(212) 490-3000

Maher Hanna
The Waldorf=Astoria
(212) 355-3000

Terry Lewis
The Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel
(212) 841-6100

Jenni Moon
Envirelation

Whitney Hoover
New York Palace
(646) 315-6885

Eugenia Simmons
Eventi, A Kimpton Hotel
(646) 794-6866

Jorge Tito
W New York Times Square
(212) 930-7400

FINANCE COMMITTEE

Xavier S. Lividini, CHA
Chairman
(914) 241-2426

Vijay Dandapani
Apple Core Hotels
(212) 790-2701

John Fitzpatrick
Fitzpatrick Hotel Group, North America
(212) 355-0100

Geoffrey A. Mills
Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, Managing Director
(212) 315-6100

George D. Schwab
Elite International Hotel Sales & Marketing
(516) 354-7441

Joseph E. Spinnato, Esq., CAE
Ex-Officio
Hotel Association of New York City, Inc.
(212) 754-6700

PUBLIC RELATIONS COMMITTEE

Vijay Dandapani
Chairman
Apple Core Hotels
(212) 790-2701

John Fitzpatrick
Fitzpatrick Hotel Group, North America
(212) 355-0100

Mujo Perezic
Kimberly Hotel
(212) 755-0400

HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE

Hotel Association of New York City, Inc. General Managers, Directors Of Human Resources, Controllers.

SECURITY/SAFETY COMMITTEE

Jimmy Chin
Chairman
(646) 773-9990

Hotel Association of New York City, Inc. General Managers, Directors of Security, Directors of Fire Safety.

HOTEL ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK CITY, INC. SMALL & INDEPENDENT PROPERTIES COMMITTEE

John Fitzpatrick
Chairman
Fitzpatrick Hotel Group, North America
(212) 355-0100

Hyman Arbesfeld
San Carlos Hotel
(212) 755-1800

Scott J. Gericke
Gemini Hospitality Management
(212) 695-1055 x 220

Theresa Nocerino
The Sherry Netherland Hotel
(212) 355-2800

LA GUARDIA HOTELS

John Boas
Clarion Hotel at LaGuardia Airport
(718) 335-1200

Mark Ranieri
LaGuardia Courtyard By Marriott
(718) 446-4800

Peter Pecora
Marco LaGuardia Hotel & Suites By Lexington
(718) 445-3300

Ed Staniszweski
Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel
(718) 460-6666

Jeffrey M. Stegman
Holiday Inn LaGuardia Hotel
(718) 651-2100

David C. Salcfas
New York LaGuardia Airport Marriott
(718) 533-3000

John Boas
Clarion Hotel at LaGuardia Airport
(718) 335-1200

JFK HOTELS

Amit Gandhi
Holiday Inn Express JFK Airport
(718) 377-3100

Jigs Gandhi
Days Inn JFK Airport
(718) 527-9025

Jigs Gandhi
Best Western Kennedy Airport
(718) 977-2100

Felix Maina
Crowne Plaza JFK Airport
(212) 913-0009

Aidan Rowe
Sheraton JFK
(718) 322-7190

Pierre Merhej
Radisson Hotel JFK Airportt
(718) 322-2300

Denise Rubin
Hilton Garden Inn Queens / JFK Airport
(718) 322-4448