Members Board of Directors & Committees


See Monterey is governed by a Board of Directors, an Executive Committee and other committees that aid in group business development and marketing initiative development. All Board and Committee meetings are open to the public and administrated according to the Ralph M. Brown Act. If you would like information on how to become involved with a committee, please email us at

Click HERE to see the FY2023-24 Board + Committees Meeting Schedule, Agendas and Approved Minutes

Board of Directors

See Monterey's Board of Directors is made up of Directors and Advisors. Review a list of current board members here.

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee shall be a five-member committee of the Board, composed of the Chair, Chair-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, and Past Chair of the Board.  The Executive Committee shall support the President and CEO in vetting of confidential issues, and shall act on behalf of the full Board of Directors in case of an emergency.  Actions taken at such emergency meetings shall be ratified by the majority of the Board of Directors at the next regularly scheduled Board meeting.  The Executive Committee will formulate the job description for the President and CEO of the Corporation and will review the President and CEO’s job performance and employment contract.  The performance of the President and CEO shall be reviewed no less than annually under the direction of the Chairperson. The Executive Committee will review the results of the annual Human Resources audit summary upon its completion and make recommendations to the Board. 

MCTID Oversight Committee

The MCTID Oversight Committee shall be an Advisory Committee Chaired by a lodging member of the Board of Directors and comprised of hotel representatives from within the Monterey County Tourism Improvement District (MCTID) boundaries.  Seats will be allocated per jurisdiction based on TID contribution level by jurisdiction and elected by the Committee. Vacancies in the committee shall be filled by election of existing committee members.

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee shall be an advisory committee, comprised of as many Directors as the Board shall determine on an annual basis, and chaired by the Treasurer of the Corporation.  The Finance Committee shall advise and otherwise assist the Board in financial matters, and shall have such duties as prescribed by corporate policy.

Marketing Committee

The Marketing Committee shall be an advisory committee, comprised of as many members as the Board shall determine on an annual basis, and chaired by a Director.  The Marketing Committee shall provide input and advice to the President and CEO and Board on the marketing plans and activities of the corporation, and shall have such duties as prescribed by corporate policy.   

Sales Committee

The Sales Committee shall be an advisory committee, comprised of a representative from the group focused lodging properties and any other key representatives deemed appropriate by the Chair of the Board to accomplish the committee’s mission.  The committee’s mission will be to actively participate in the development, planning and evaluation of the Corporation’s group sales programs, and the Committee shall have such duties as prescribed by corporate policy.

Community Relations Committee

The Community Relations Committee (CRC) is an advisory committee of the Board of Directors.  The purpose of the Committee is to raise awareness of the benefits derived from Monterey County’s hospitality industry and the work See Monterey does for the tourism economy. This Committee members will serve as ambassadors of the organization, seek to ensure good relations, active participation and cohesive communication with our partner jurisdictions, business associations and other community groups, and provide advocacy on the positive economic impacts of tourism in Monterey County and on the benefits of partnership with See Monterey.  The CRC will be made up of at least five community members, jurisdiction representatives and hospitality related professionals in Monterey County at the discretion of the Board.

Compensation Committee

The Board shall appoint three (3) Directors to serve as the Compensation Committee of the Board.  Members of the Compensation Committee are expected to bring strong expertise and interest in compensation standards and practices.  The Compensation Committee is generally responsible for reviewing wages and compensation, and shall have such duties as prescribed by corporate policy.

Board Development Committee

The Board Development Committee shall be a standing advisory committee chaired and appointed by the Past Chair with members recommended by the Executive Committee, subject to the approval of the Board of Directors.  The Committee members shall consist of two voting Directors of the Board of Directors not subject to election; two non-voting members of the Corporation; and the Chair, who shall not vote.  The Committee will meet upon the occurrence of any vacancy in the Board of Directors for the purpose of recruiting and nominating a Director or Advisor to fill said vacancy. 

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