Visit Pensacola Committees
As an industry-driven organization, our greatest strength is the input and guidance from our community partners and stakeholders. If you would like to be a part of the success of tourism and Visit Pensacola, please fill out an application. Applications will be used by our board’s nominating committee to identify and evaluate potential candidates. Completing this form will also help you understand the skills, time and resource commitments of this leadership position.
Visit Pensacola Committees
The Marketing Committee meets six times per year and is responsible for providing input and guidance to the Visit Pensacola Marketing Team.
Visit Pensacola allocates funds from its annual budget to a grant program for groups and organizations that coordinate events or visitor experiences with a demonstrated history of visitor impact or significant potential to draw visitors to the area. The Grant Committee oversees the evaluation and scoring of applications.
The Finance Committee oversees the finances of the Corporation, reviews and approves the annual budget, ensures that proper financial controls are in place and oversees the work of the auditors of the Corporation's financial statements in its annual independent audit. The Treasurer of the Corporation serves as the chairperson.
The Executive Committee is comprised of the Chairperson, Vice-Chair, Treasurer, Secretary and one first year board member appointed by the Chairperson in consultation with the President. The Executive Committee meets as the business of Visit Pensacola requires, and as is necessary to fulfill its duties. The duties of the Executive Committee shall be to review and oversee of the following business of Visit Pensacola:
- Personnel and compensation issues.
- Organizational structure, modifications to organizational documents and nonprofit status,
- Business strategies, long-term planning.
- Items brought to the Executive Committee by the Board of Directors, President and/or any chairperson of any Visit Pensacola committee.
- Any other duties required by the Board of Directors.
The Nominating Committee recommends to the Board and General Membership persons to be considered for election to the Board and as officers of the Corporation. The immediate past Chairman of the Corporation serves as chairman of the Nominating Committee. The Nominating Committee nominates candidates for each Directorship vacant or soon to become vacant as well as nominate the Officers and notify the Membership of its choices not less than thirty (30) days before the Annual Meeting. The Nominating Committee selects persons in good standing from the general Membership and that are representative of the community and the tourism industries. Additionally, the persons nominated shall reflect the ethnic, gender and geographic nature of Escambia County. The Nominating Committee shall include at least five (5) Directors selected by the Board and contain an odd number.