Board of Directors

The San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau (doing business as The San Francisco Peninsula) is a 501 C-(6) not for profit corporation chartered by the State of California and governed by a 27-member Board of Directors.

Our Board of Directors is installed at the beginning of each year. Meet The San Francisco Peninsula's 2023 Board of Directors.


CHAIR OF THE BOARD: Mr. Fettah Aydin, Embassy Suites SFO - Waterfront
CHAIR-ELECT: Ms. Lisa Kershner, SFO Marriott Waterfront
IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR: Mr. Trevor Bridge, Costanoa Resort
SECRETARY: Mr. Henning Nopper, Grand Hyatt at SFO
TREASURER: Mr. Jonathan Powers, Courtyard San Francisco Airport
VICE CHAIR: Mr. Kevin Kretsch, Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport
VICE CHAIR: Ms. Tina Ongerth, The Dylan Hotel at SFO
VICE CHAIR (2nd Past Chair): Mr. Mike McKee, Doubletree SFO
VICE CHAIR (3rd Past Chair): Mr. Mitch Postel, San Mateo County Historical Association


Mr. Jeffery Bass, Hiller Aviation Museum
Mr. Robert Brand, The Westin & Aloft SFO Hotels
Mr. Anthony Buralli, Residence Inn Redwood City/San Carlos
Mr. Gustavo De Almeida, DoubleTree by Hilton SFO North
Mr. Daniel Herbst, Enterprise Rent-a-Car
Mr. Hugo Hernandez, Residence Inn San Mateo
Mr. Christopher Holbrook, San Mateo Marriott

Mr. Reggie Kumar, AC Hotel SFO/Oyster Point Waterfront
Ms. Daisy Li, Moonstar Kitchen
Ms. Adora Manalo, ​Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley
Ms. Kara Newport, Filoli
Mr. Pravin Punjiya, Fairfield Inn & Suites SFO/Oyster Point Area
Mr. Ivar Satero, San Francisco International Airport
Mr. Yakub Yakubi, Courtyard San Mateo Foster City