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The Vision of Visit Lafayette-West Lafayette


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Destination Vision

We aspire to a destination vision dependent on collective partnership and mutual benefits. Showcasing a vibrant university community and the Wabash River heritage corridor, Lafayette-West Lafayette has become a primary regional and year-round center of unique visitor experiences in cultural heritage celebrations.

Visit Lafayette – West Lafayette Vision

We aspire to an organization vision dependent on astute leadership and professional management. Visit Lafayette-West Lafayette is recognized as the destination leader of the west central Indiana visitor industry through accountable communications, collaborative partnerships and development support focused on recreational activities, historical sites and cultural events, and educational learning.

Philosophy and Customer Commitment

We perform effectively by adhering to values and guiding principles, and delivering on customer promises.
• Professional
• Community/county-based
• Visitor-focused
• Consensus-building
• Service-driven
• Accountable
• Partnership-oriented


Board of Directors

Visit Lafayette – West Lafayette (VLWL) is governed by the Tippecanoe County Convention and
Visitors Commission and the VLWL Board of Directors.

Members of the Commission and Board are made up as follows:

Tippecanoe County Convention & Visitors Commission (Commission) Council appoints 3 members for a two-year term:
• One must be engaged in the hotel or motel business.
Richard Ghiselli, Purdue University School of Hospitality & Tourism Management
• One must be a representative of the travel or visitors industry in the county.
Rachel Johnson, Journey's by Rachel

• One must be a member of the County Council.
David Willliams

Tippecanoe County Commissioners (Commissioners) appoint 3 members for a one year term:
• One must be engaged in the hotel or motel business in the County.
Christy Kuntz, Hilton Garden Inn
• One must be a representative of the County's business community.
Becky Barnes, Caterpillar Visitors Center Manager
• One must be a Commissioner.
David Byers

City of Lafayette, the Mayor (LAF) appoints 2 members for a one year term:
• One must be a representative from economic development.
David Zimmerman, Banking and Community Volunteer
• One must be a representative of the travel and visitors industry.
Karen Cooper, Homewood Suites by Hilton and Hampton Inn and Suites

City of West Lafayette, the Mayor (WL) appoints 1 member for a one year term:
• Must be a representative of the travel and visitors industry.
Joe Payne, West Lafayette Parks Department

The Commission and Council appointees must appoint a representative from Purdue University's Conference Division.
Nick Bonora

The above 10 members then appoint 3 Members at Large members:
Allen Nail, Tippecanoe County Parks Department
David Bathe, Chancellor of Ivy Tech Community College
Dave Sattler, Lafayette Printing





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 Visit Lafayette-West Lafayette

301 Frontage Road
Lafayette, Indiana 47905

800-872-6648
Mail : info@HomeOfPurdue.com
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