Board of Directors

BTIA is lead by a Board of Directors who meet monthly to decide on all issues regarding BTIA.

BTIA staff and the Executive Board work closely on a day-to-day basis to execute the strategies laid out by the Board of Directors.

 

Major Duties of the Board of Directors 

  • Oversee development and approval of a long-term corporate plan and approve annual budgets and operating plans;
  • Define and/or safeguard the organizational mission, the values framework and operating principles within which it expects the Association to be administered, and to review these periodically;
  • Govern the Association through board policies and planning objectives approved by the Board, formulated with the Executive Director and staff, and reviewed periodically;
  • Select and support an Executive Director to whom the responsibility for administration of the Association is delegated;
  • Review and evaluate regularly the performance of the Executive Director on the basis of a specific job description and approved objectives;
  • Seek and secure sufficient resources for the Association to finance its programs adequately;
  • Account to the public and funders, for the services of the Association and expenditures of funds;
  • Ensure prudent and proper management of the Association’s resources;
  • Establish the general values framework in which the Association’s human resources will be managed and periodically monitor key human resource performance indicators;
  • Approve and periodically review personnel policies within which human resources will be managed;
  • Establish guidelines within which management may negotiate pay and benefits agreements with staff;
  • Regularly review the Association’s services to ensure that they are consistent with the purpose of the Association and that its programs are effective and relevant to community needs;
  • Provide continuity for the Association and opportunities for citizen participation;
  • Represent the Association and its programs through interpretation to the community;
  • Serve as an advocate for services of good quality;
  • Hear complaints from consumers about services through a formal complaints procedure.

Board Members

Stewart KrohnPresident

610-1009
Coco Plum Resort Community

Tamara Sniffin1st Vice President

(501) 626-6802
San Pedro Sun

Oscar Gutierrez2nd Vice President

Raineldo GuerreroTreasurer

610-5924
Belize Institute of Management

Nicholas ScavoneSecretary

610-5509

Melanie PazImmediate Past President

620-1281
The Palms Oceanfront Suites

Destination Chapters

Rhoda GillChairlady

610-3451/ 610-3452
Ian Anderson’s Caves Branch Adventure Company & Jungle Lodge

Kenroy YoungVice Chair

Office: 226-0142 Cell: 625-7258
VEGAS INN & GARDENS

Matthew HulseTreasurer

Office: 226-0142 Cell: 625-7258
VEGAS INN & GARDENS

Linda EscalanteSecretary

Belize IM

Issandra GarciaChapter Councilor

Individual Member

Adrian BlancoChapter Councilor

Pooks Hill Lodge

Carlos CuellarChapter Councilor

Individual Member

Sally ThackeryPast Chair

Individual Member

Jacklyn BurnsCity Council Liason

Belmopan City Council

Maria VegaChairlady

Office: 226-0142 Cell: 625-7258
VEGAS INN & GARDENS

Celina JimenezVice Chairlady

Cell: 607-1440

Akheil BadilloTreasurer

Office: 226- 0375 Cell: 631-0545
CAYE LIVING PROPERTIES REAL ESTATE

Buddy Magana Jr.Secretary

Cell: 632-9467

Dianira EnriquezDirector

Cell: 632-4375

Carlos MacuDirector

Cell: 601-6924

Stacy BadilloDirector

Cell: 633-4525
PURPLE PASSION STUDIO & SPA

Tanya SilvaChairlady

824-3740/671-0740
Cahal Pech Village Resort

Misael CantoVice Chair

601-1769
Angel Fall Tours

Rhondine ChocoTreasurer

6313699
Cahal Pech Village Resort

Michael Kale FullerSecretary

631-1829
Belize On

Lauren MargessonCouncilor

602-6242
Individual Member

Dr. Eve AirdCouncilor

COUNCILOR
615-6657
Galen University

Mark O’BrienCouncilor

Office: 226-0142 Cell: 625-7258
VEGAS INN & GARDENS

Efren PerezChairman

670-1868
Break Away Belize Travel

Charles RubleeVice Chair

615-6922
Las Palmas Hotel

Karina AkeTreasurer

615-4120
Mirador Hotel

Lizbet CabralSecretary

636-5048
Centro Escolar Mexico Junior College

Astrid BobadillaReplacement Secretary

626-6507
Centro Escolar Mexico Junior College

Adela PedersonCouncilor

665-7365
Individual Membership

Roger AranaCouncilor

633-7482
Individual Member

Roselia ZabanehChairlady

610-5789
Blue Marlin Resort

Carlene SanchezVice Chair

522-2243/ 634-9483
Blue Marlin Resort

Ilana SmithTreasurer

615-2326
Individual Member

Russel MurrayYouth Arm Coordinator/Secretary

633-2145
Individual Member

Ian LizarragaChairman

+501-822-3851
The Belize Collection

Damien GriecoVice Chair

+501-615-8115
Coconut Row Guest House

Robertus PronkTreasurer

+501-523-7225
Parrot Cove Lodge

Nellie BricenoChairlady

667-7382
NS & J’S Fresh Fruits & Exotic Vegetables

Oscar GutierrezVice Chairperson

601-2177
Cocina “Sabor”

Roannie EspadasTreasurer

615-1765
Bermudian Landing – Smokey mermaid

Shalinie CamposSecretary

663-0605
NS & J’S Fresh Fruits & Exotic Vegetables

Elysia DialChairperson

+501-615-8744 / +501-523-3515
Barefoot Beach Bar

Steve ChristensenVice Chairperson

+501-610-1399
Individual Member

Christopher RothingTreasurer

+501-608-9713 / +501-523-3603
Chabil Mar Villas

Therese Westby-YoungSecretary

+501-631-5508
Individual Member

Eworth GarbuttCouncilor

+501-610-1018

Tamara SniffinChairlady

226-2905/626-6802
The San Pedro Sun/ My Beautiful Belize

Karen BrodieVice Chairperson

+5016715225

Lisa ThomasMembership Chair

+501-628-7554
Belize Tropical Dream Villas

Brittney O’DanielTreasurer

+501-226-2008
Sandbar Ltd.

Melissa AyalaSecretary

+501-672-2725
Happy Island Beach Bar & Grill

Melanie PazCouncilor

+501-620-1281
The Palms Oceanfront Suites

Dennis GarbuttChairman

+501-604-3548
Garbutt’s Fishing Lodge

Bruno KuppingerVice Chairman

+501-615-2124
Toledo Cave & Adventure Tours

Radiance JacobsTreasurer

+501-607-1410
RVJ Creative Designs

Allison GonzalezSecretary

+501-662-4475
Hickatee Cottages

Oliver GarayTechnical Consultant

+501-671-2129
TIDE Tours

Charmagne Westby-RamirezHead of Calendar of Events

+501-613-3893

Joanna AudinettHead of Public Relations/Social Media

+501-636-6162
CPC Real Estate