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The Tourism Advisory Committee may meet as needed to discuss tourism-related activities, opportunities, and challenges; review and oversee tourism programs; advise on the expenditure of funds on tourism-related activities; and advise the City Council on tourism matters. The Committee will also award Collaborative Tourism Promotion (CTP) grants should those funds exist in the budget. The committee is described in Policy #F-12-12-001, Transient Lodging Tax Policy and was established by City Council policy.


Term of office: 3 years

James Dufour7/12/2017Ward 2-b12/31/2023 2nd
Cyndi Wiggins1/13/2021Ward 3-b12/31/2023 1st
Pam Silbernagel7/12/2017Ward 1-a12/31/2024 2nd
Steve Reynolds1/26/2022Ward 1-b12/31/2024 1st
Peggy Burris VC7/12/2017Ward 2-a12/31/2025 2nd
VacantAPPLYWard 3-a12/31/2025

*Appointments within six months of position start date are considered full term.
C = Chair, VC = Vice Chair

All appointees shall be residents of the city of Albany, defined as maintaining their principal place of residence within the corporate boundaries of the city of Albany as they exist at the time of appointment. Should an appointee no longer meet the residency requirement, the appointee will vacate the seat immediately and the appointing Council member shall seek a replacement as soon as possible. (RES 6797, 2019)

Staff Liaison

Sophie Adams
Economic Development Coordinator

Upcoming Meetings

There are no upcoming meetings scheduled for this group.

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Meeting Materials


There are no documents available for this group in 2023.

Serve on a Citizen Advisory Group

Vacancies are filled year-round with recruitment for most groups in November.


Member & Staff Manual

This manual is intended to function as both a guideline and a governing framework for the City’s standing and ad hoc advisory groups.

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