Our Staff & Board

Mission

The Bloomington-Normal Area Convention and Visitors Bureau collaboratively leads the region’s visitor economy by developing, choreographing and promoting our community as a diverse, innovative and welcoming destination. 

Welcome to BN!

Team

 

Crystal Howard

President & CEO
Crystal@visitbn.org

Matt Hawkins

Director of Sports and Market Development
Matt@visitbn.org

Clarisa Heredia

Sales and Events Program Manager
Clarisa@visitbn.org

Alex McNutt

Destination Marketing Associate
Alex@visitbn.org

DeAnne Ziemer

Visitor Center Manager
DeAnne@visitbn.org

Board

Scott Black – Chair
CivicServ
City of Bloomington Appointee

Justin Boyd
COUNTRY Financial
City of Bloomington Appointee

Melissa Libert
WGLT
Town of Normal Appointee

Kathleen Lorenz
United Way
Town of Normal Appointee

Cheryl Magnuson
Majestic Interior Design
City of Bloomington Appointee

Jamie Mathy
Red Raccoon Games
City of Bloomington Appointee

Tari Renner
Illinois Wesleyan University
City of Bloomington Appointee

Migidi Tembo
Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
Town of Normal Appointee

Beth Whisman – Secretary
Cultural Arts Department and Children’s Discovery Museum
Town of Normal Appointee

Associate Member

Steve Newman
Bloomington-Normal Area Sports Commission

2022 Board Meeting Dates

1/4/22 at 8:30am

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Agenda

Minutes

3/1/22 at 8:30am

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Agenda

 

5/3/22 at 8:30am

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7/5/22 at 8:30am

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9/6/22 at 8:30am

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11/1/22 at 8:30am

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Privacy Policy

The Bloomington-Normal Area Convention and Visitors Bureau is committed to protecting the privacy of users of our website. We value your privacy and will take precautions to protect it.

The Bloomington-Normal Area Convention and Visitors Bureau may contain links to other sites. The Bloomington-Normal Area Convention and Visitors Bureau does not share your personal information with those sites and is not responsible for their privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about the privacy policies of any of those sites.

The type of data that we collect is for the purpose of sending information requested or email communication.

Please contact us at 1-800-433-8226 or by email at info@visitbn.org with any questions.

This privacy policy was updated on October 1, 2014.

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