Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau

Love Catalina Island

aka Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau, Inc.   |   Avalon, CA   |  www.lovecatalina.com

Mission

The mission is to to attract visitors and advocate for commerce on Catalina Island.

Ruling year info

1983

President & CEO

Mr. Jim Luttjohann

Main address

PO Box 217

Avalon, CA 90704 USA

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EIN

95-1550614

NTEE code info

Mutual/Membership Benefit Organizations, Other N.E.C. (Y99)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Communication

Blog

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

As the official Destination Marketing Organization of Catalina Island, the Catalina Island Tourism Authority (Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau) works to attract visitors and advocate for commerce on Catalina Island.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Destination Marketing and Management

Marketing and Promotion of Catalina Island as a visitor & film destination

Population(s) Served

Film Office for Avalon and Catalina Island

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Awards

President's Circle 2014

Caliornia Chamber of Commerce

President's Circle 2015

California Chamber of Commerce

Landmark Award 2014

Travel & Tourism Marketing Associaiton

President's Circle 2013

California Chamber of Commerce

Affiliations & memberships

Chamber of Commerce 2014

Chamber of Commerce 2015

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

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Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

The Catalina Island Tourism Authority (Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau) works to ensure economic growth, encourage conservation of precious Island resources, make sure the Tourism Authority is a good stewards of Catalina’s unique character, make the Tourism Authority prepared for crisis or change, establish and maintain ample finances, and encourage being flexible and adaptive.

Duties & Responsibilities include, but are not limited to,

Tourism Promotion
Media Relations
Visitor & Member Services (Mixers, Fixers and operating the Catalina Island Visitor Center)
Film Commission (Performing the duties of the Avalon Film Office and acting as a hub for Catalina Island Film Liaison Services)
Event Management and Support services
Tourism and Economic data Collection and Reporting

Committees convene on the following focus areas. Committees make recommendations to the board of directors for implementation.
Executive Committee (Finance Committee)
Marketing Committee
Cruise Industry Relations Committee
Membership Committee
Film Industry Relations Committee
Crisis Communications Committee
Nominating Committee

The Tourism Authority draws upon the expertise of it staff, board, membership and contractors to advise actions appropriate for specific goals.

Year-over-year consistent growth in above measurements until the onset of COVID-19

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau

Board of directors
as of 8/31/2020
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Ms. Nicole Hohenstein

Holiday Inn Resort Catalina Island

Term: 2020 - 2021

Dave Stevenson

Catalina Island Company

Amanda Bombard

Catalina Express

Jason Paret

Catalina Island Medical Center

Levent Alkibay

Catalina Beverage Company

Thomas Salinas

Catalina Island Vacation Rentals

Michael Ponce

Seacrest Inn

Steve Hoefs

Three Palms Avalon Arcade

Tim Foley

US Bank

Nicole Hohenstein

Holiday Inn Resort Catalina Island

Roberto Perico

Two Harbors Enterprises

Denise Radde

City of Avalon

Yoli Say

Hotel Metropole

Tim Kielpinski

Catalina Island Conservancy

Bryce Noll

Leo’s Catalina Drugstore

Bob Kennedy

Catalina Diver's Supply

Bart Glass

Hamilton Cove Vacation Rentals & Real Estate

Ben Villalobos

IEX Helicopters

Mesa Bradley

Ciao-Baci

Gail Fornasiere

Catalina Island Museum

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 08/31/2020

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male
Sexual orientation
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or other sexual orientations in the LGBTQIA+ community

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability

No data