June Town Hall MEMBER Meeting Highlights
Gregory O'Dell, President & Chief Executive Officer, Events DC, and Co-chair of the Reopen DC Committee for Faith, Arts, Culture, Hotels, Entertainment and Sports.
Greg will provide an overview of Events DC's role and current perspective on the hospitality industry.
Jeffrey Reinbold, Superintendent of National Mall and Memorial Parks, National Park Service
Jeff (or his representative) will discuss the Covid-19 health and safety guidelines that NPS has put in place for the National Mall and monuments.
Rauf Shakir, Vice President, USA Guided Tours
Rauf, representing Guild Affiliate USA Guided Tours, will present an update on experiences regarding the return of tourists and the company's need for guides.
Ellen Malasky, Guild Certified Master Guide, and Preseident, National Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (NAFTGA)
Ellen will update the Guild on what's happening with NFTGA member associations around the country.
The meeting will conclude with Q&A and Board member updates.
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All attendees registered by the deadline will earn 1 Continuing Education Credit