Convention & Visitors Bureau Advisory Board


The Convention and Visitors Bureau Advisory Board advises City Council on marketing and tourism programs and activities to enhance and promote tourism and the hotel/motel industry in Boerne and the surrounding area. The board also:

  • Receives and reviews applications for funding of hotel/motel dollars;
  • Prepares recommendations for funding of hotel/motel dollars to the City Council for approval; and
  • Reviews post-event reports to ensure funds provided are spent according to the approved funding request and evaluate the event or project for future funding.


The CVB Advisory Board meets once per quarter (October, January, April, July) at 4 p.m. in the Boerne Municipal Court Building – 124 Old San Antonio Road in Boerne.


The CVB Advisory Board is comprised of nine members and one staff liaison. The nine board members represent each of the following:

  • One full service hotel (GM, owner representative, or executive staff)
  • Two limited service hotels (GM, owner representative, or executive staff)
  • One bed and breakfast (GM or owner)
  • One attraction/venue (GM or owner)
  • One arts community
  • One restaurant
  • Two business districts

All members, including the board chairman and vice chairman, are appointed by the mayor and approved by City Council. Members serve a two-year term beginning at the first meeting in June following appointment. Members must reside within the city limits or Kendall County and/or own, operate, manage, or control a hotel, motel, or bed and breakfast within the city limits.

Download an application to serve on this board.

Member NamePositionTerm Expiration
Joe Granados
ChairJune 2023
Michelle ErnstVice ChairJune 2023
Guy SandersMemberJune 2022
Mary KanafiniMemberJune 2022
Ross PartlowMemberJune 2023
Cristal BitarMemberJune 2022
Elizabeth CastleMemberJune 2023
Brad WilsonMemberJune 2023
Tommy MathewsMemberJune 2023
Members of the Convention and Visitors Bureau Advisory Board