Meet the OPVB Board of Directors
The Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau is governed by a nine-person Board of Directors, each of whom either resides in or represents businesses/properties in unincorporated Clallam County. Each Board member is appointed for a three-year term. Five of the seats are lodging-specific; four of the seats are at-large positions, representing non-lodging, tourism-oriented business segments. Additionally, a Clallam County Commissioner serves as a non-voting, ex officio member.
2019 OPVB Board Members:
Lodging – 10 rooms or less:
Arcadia Farm and Inn
Lodging – 11 rooms or more:
Pam Dahl, Treasurer
Aramark, Lake Crescent Lodge
Lodging – Bed & Breakfast:
George Washington Inn
Lodging – RV Park/Campground:
Sequim Bay State Park
Lodging – At Large:
Phase 6 Productions
Vick Corson, Secretary
Linda Offutt, President
Forks Timber Museum
Melissa Williams, Vice President
Feiro Marine Life Center
Meet the Staff of OPVB
Marsha Massey, Executive Director
Marsha joined the OPVB in July 2014, having spent nearly her whole career in the hospitality industry. She got her start with the Seattle / King County Convention and Visitors Bureau, followed by a long career in hotel sales and marketing with Westin Hotels and Resorts, where she worked both on property as well as in the company’s corporate offices. Marsha was the Executive Director for the Washington State Tourism Office, formerly a branch of Washington’s Department of Commerce in Olympia, until the closure of the state tourism office in July, 2011. In July, 2018, Marsha was appointed by Governor Jay Inslee to serve on the new Washington Tourism Marketing Authority.
Iris Winslow, Marketing & Communications Manager
Iris joined the OPVB in 2019, bringing 20+ years of experience in print and digital publishing as a writer/editor, project manager, and social media manager for Conde Nast Publications, OutsideOnline.com, Medium, Network for Good, the American Forest Foundation, and others. Iris became a Port Angeles resident in 2012 after exploring the Olympic Peninsula as a visitor. In her free time, Iris helps organize outdoor rec events and can be found mountain biking the Adventure Trail, racing at Lincoln Park BMX Track, hiking dog-friendly trails with her canine crew, birding everywhere, and enjoying local craft brews with friends.
Mary Brelsford, Communications Manager
Mary joined the OPVB March 2008. Mary is a returning native of Port Angeles and has 20+ years of experience in marketing and marketing communications. She has an undergraduate degree from WSU in art and architecture; an MBA from Portland State University focusing on marketing and international business; and a Certificate in Project Management from University of Washington. Mary brings a unique blend of education and practical experience to the bureau.
Allegra Pomeroy, Visitor Services/Office Manager
Allegra joined the OPVB in August 2016. She is usually the first point of contact for both visitors and industry partners. Her duties include the day-to-day office management, board and commission meeting planning, visitor information and fulfillment, working with our volunteers, grant processing, preparation of monthly reports, and “other duties as assigned”. She is the voice behind our growing social media channels. Allegra is the “go to” person for OPVB operations.
Stefanie Rotmark, Special Projects Manager/Webmaster
Stefanie joined the OPVB in 2013. After earning her undergraduate degree from WSU in humanities, she began her career in the tourism industry at the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce. She originally worked for the OPVB as Visitor Services/Office Manager but left the role in Allegra’s capable hands when she moved to Bellingham, WA in 2016. Currently, Stefanie works remotely for the organization on several projects including managing the annual Olympic Peninsula Travel Planner updates and the OPVB’s media library, as well as co-monitoring the social media channels with Allegra. Stefanie is also the web master for OlympicPeninsula.org.