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Wisconsin Hotel & Lodging Association Elects
New Committee Officers and Board Directors

BROOKFIELD, WI (January 25, 2012) – The Wisconsin Hotel & Lodging Association is proud to announce its newly elected Executive Committee Officers and Board Directors.


  • Chairman of the Board: Connie Barbian, Inn Development & Management, Fort Atkinson
  • Chairman-Elect: Buck Drossart, The Pointe Hotel & Suites and Conference Center, Minocqua
  • Vice-Chairman: Kevin Gallagher, Marcus Hotels & Resorts Inc., Milwaukee
  • Secretary/Treasurer: John Chastan, Kalahari Resort Convention Center & Waterpark, Wisconsin Dells.
  • Past-Chairman: Robert Y. Dove, Jr., Best Western Premier Bridgewood Resort Hotel, Neenah
New Directors
  • Mike Patel, INNsight Management, Stevens Point/Eau Claire
  • Greg Stillman, Foremost Management Services Inc., Fish Creek
  • Bob Willow, Motel 6, Menomonie
  • Joe Bishop, Procter & Gamble, New Berlin
  • Keran Farrell, Steinhafels Commercial Interiors, New Berlin
The Wisconsin Hotel & Lodging Association (WH&LA) represents more than 700 hotels, motels, resorts, inns, hotel condos, and bed & breakfasts throughout Wisconsin. Established in 1896, WH&LA provides marketing, education, legislative and information services to Wisconsin’s lodging industry

Trisha Pugal President/CEO
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Also See: Bob Dhir Named Wisconsin Hotel & Lodging Association's 2011 Innkeeper of the Year / November 2011

Robert Y. Dove Named Wisconsin Hotel & Lodging Association's 2010 Innkeeper of the Year / November 2010

Brian Brandstetter Named Wisconsin Innkeepers Association 2009 Innkeeper of the Year / November 2009

Gale “Buck” Drossart Awarded the Wisconsin Innkeepers Association 2007 Innkeeper of the Year Award / November 2007

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