Board of Directors

Mission Statement

The mission of the Ross-Chillicothe Convention and Visitors Bureau is the growth and prosperity of area economic development through tourism. The Bureau’s primary focus is to assist, attract and educate residents, travelers, and partners. It will function as an economic driver of the hospitality industry in general through promotion of extended or overnight visits to the areas of Chillicothe and Ross County, Ohio.

Executive board

Patti Cavender

Frankfort Sunflower Festival / Sunroom at the Brick

Nancy Ames
Education / At-Large

Eric Woodworth
Hampton Inn & Suites

Past President
David Polk
Business / At-large

Eileen Hatfield
Fall Festival of Leaves

Board members

Dwight Garrett
Ross County Commissioner

Karen Dorn
Hopewell Culture National Historical Park

Tom Kuhn
Ross County Heritage Center

Curt McAllister
C.P. Management

Beth Neal
City Council

Nancy Schaffer
Hillside Haven

Brandon Smith
The Scioto Society / Tecumseh Outdoor Drama

Kathy Styer
Adena Mansion & Gardens

Mike Throne
Chamber of Commerce

Bryan Wickline
Chillicothe Paints