Board of Directors

As a private, nonprofit corporation, the CVB is guided by a 15-member board representing the CVB partnership; the city councils of Iowa City, Coralville, and North Liberty; the University of Iowa; Johnson County Board of Supervisors; and the area’s hospitality industry.

Chris Hoffman, Chair | North Liberty City Council

Matt Traetow, Vice Chair | Homewood Suites & Home2 Suites by Hilton

Mark Ruggeberg, Treasurer | Brown Street Inn
Laura Soride, Secretary | RE/MAX Affiliates

Dale Arens | University of Iowa Athletics
Dave Davis | Radisson & Hampton Inn

Brian Flynn | 30hop, Joe’s Place, Tin Roost
Tom Gill | Coralville City Council
Peter Matthes | University of Iowa

Royceann Porter, Ex-Officio | Johnson County Board of Supervisors
Neal Roth | Hilton Garden Inn
Shanti Roundtree | Pearson
Josh Schamberger, Ex-Officio | Iowa City/Coralville Area CVB
Jim Throgmorton | City of Iowa City Mayor