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Lodgers' Tax Advisory Board

Information About the Lodgers' Tax Advisory Board

The Lodgers' Tax Advisory Board advises the Mayor and City Council on the expenditure of Lodgers' Tax funds for advertising, publicizing, and promoting tourist attractions and facilities in Albuquerque.

The Lodgers' Tax Advisory Board is a volunteer board of seven members appointed by the Mayor with advice and consent of the City Council. The board advises the Mayor and City Council on the expenditure of Lodgers' Tax funds for advertising, publicizing, and promoting tourist attractions and facilities in Albuquerque.

The Lodgers’ Tax Advisory Board meets on the fourth Thursday of every month from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Albuquerque Convention Center. View Lodgers' Tax Advisory Board meeting agendas and minutes.

The Board

Lodgers' board members serve three year terms. Members must be residents of the city; two members represent the lodging industry, two members are directly involved in tourist-related industries and three members at large represent the public

Commission Members:

Representing Name Term
Lodging Industry Philip A. Snyder, General Manager, Hotel Andaluz August 2021
Lodging Industry Tushar Patel, Owner, TNJ Management LLC August 2021
Tourist-Related Industry Jesse Herron, Co-Founder, Albuquerque Tourism & Sightseeing Factory August 2020
Tourist-Related Kara Grant, Owner, Downtown Historic Bed and Breakfast of Albuquerque August 2021
At Large Skye Morris-Devore August 2022
At Large Sean Jariwala, Owner, Ambica Hospitality LLC August 2021
At Large Vacant  

 

Commission Duties:

  • Review past and current performance of any organization contracting with the city to supply advertising, publicizing and promotion of tourist attractions, conventions and tourist related activities;

  • Advise the Mayor as to the performance of such contractors on a quarterly basis, and make recommendations to the Mayor concerning whether such contracts should be renewed or canceled.

Lodgers' Tax Advisory Board Contact:

Christopher Chavez
Economic Development Planner
[email protected]
505-768-3292