The Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association (NHLA) has announced the new slate of elected officers for the non-profit trade association for 2022-2023. The board is comprised of experienced senior level leaders in the hospitality industry. Board officers serve a two-year term.
Chairman of the Board: Chris Breed, VP of Resort Operations, Soleil Management
SNV Vice Chairman: Andy Meese, VP Hospitality, Mandalay Bay, Luxor, Delano
NNV Vice Chairman: Cheraz Ecker, General Manager, Atlantis Resort Casinos Spa
Treasurer: Janine Ganska, Executive Director Hotel Operations, Grand Sierra Resort
“It is with pleasure and honor that I am looking forward to serving as the NHLA Chairman of the Board. Working with top leaders in the industry throughout Nevada and the highly committed team at NHLA is an opportunity for which I am grateful and excited about,” states Ms. Breed.
“We are very excited to welcome our new officers,” notes Diane Gandy, NHLA President. “Each person brings a wealth of experience and expertise and we look forward to working together to make 2022 a productive and great year. We also wish to thank our 2020-2021 officers for their leadership through extraordinary and challenging times. We extend our appreciation to Mary Ann Burns, Alex Canales, Cheraz Ecker and Chris Breed for serving in officer roles.”
About the Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association
The Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association is an award-winning industry trade association in Nevada which started in 1979 and is one of the strongest and most active today. With over 200 hotels and industry supporting vendor members, NHLA is a key resource. Our mission is to serve the lodging industry by providing opportunities for professional development; offer comprehensive and robust industry educational resources and programs; provide value-added member-based services; provide relevant communication channels; host networking activities; and continue to be a strong and effective resource for the industry. In addition, NHLA provides specific leadership, mentoring and career development through the association’s Women in Lodging and Emerging Leaders divisions. NHLA is also aligned with the Nevada Hotel and Lodging Foundation in providing scholarships for those interested in careers in the hospitality industry.