Board of Directors

Visit The Woodlands is governed by a seven-member Board of Directors.

Board of Directors

Visit The Woodlands is governed by a seven-member Board of Directors. The Board of Directors set policies and recommends the budget for Visit The Woodlands’ marketing programs and sales outreach. Three Directors are appointed by The Woodlands Township, where they also serve on the board and are elected by the community at large. The other four Directors are elected by The Township Directors. View the Board of Director's meeting schedule here.

Upcoming Board Meetings

Board of Directors Regular Meeting

October 18, 2023 Visit The Woodlands Read More

Board of Directors Special Meeting

November 15, 2023 Visit The Woodlands Read More

Board of Directors Annual Meeting

December 13, 2023 Visit The Woodlands Read More

About Us

As the official destination marketing organization, Visit The Woodlands works to promote our community as a first-class destination for business, convention and leisure travel.
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Meeting Minutes & Videos

View meeting minutes & videos from past Visit The Woodlands Board meetings.
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Director Brad Bailey was elected to serve as Chairman of Visit The Woodlands. He is Vice President of Marketing, Communications and External Affairs for S&B Engineers and Constructors. He is also a Director for The Woodlands Township, elected by the residents of The Woodlands.


Director Jennifer Gohagan serves as Vice Chairman for Visit The Woodlands. Director Gohagan is the General Manager for The Woodlands Waterway Marriott, Hotel & Convention Center, overseeing daily operations for the luxury hotel property located in the heart of the Town Center area.

RICHARD FRANKS Secretary/Treasurer

Director Richard Franks is the Secretary/Treasurer for Visit The Woodlands, and a Director for The Woodlands Township, elected by residents in The Woodlands. Most recently, Mr. Franks was the CEO of M. Roberts Media and was responsible for four daily newspapers, as well as an affiliated specialty publication and a large commercial printing operation.



Director Cameron Klepac is the Director of Marketing and Education for The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. The Pavilion exists to put The Arts into the community's hands. Ranked #2 in the world, The Pavilion brought in more than 500,000 guests in 2022. The venue is the site for cotemporary shows and seek to introduce new audiences to a wide array of arts, from symphonies to ballets and operas.


Director Linda Nelson has lived in The Woodlands for 30 years and is passionate about the community. She was elected by residents in The Woodlands for a Director’s position on The Woodlands Township, where she was named Secretary for the Board of Directors. Director Nelson is the Director of Business Development, Marketing and Community Relations at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center.


Director Monique Sharp is the President & Chief Executive Officer of The Woodlands Township. She is responsible for coordinating, directing, and managing all activities related to The Woodlands Township and its services to 120,000 residents and nearly 2,000 businesses.


As General Manager for Market Street, Director Jenny Taylor oversees daily operations of the shopping and entertainment destination that features retail, restaurants, a movie theater, office space and a hotel.