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About the St. Tammany Parish Tourist & Convention Commission
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St. Tammany Parish Tourist & Convention Commission was established on November 18, 1976. The Commission's mission is to market and promote St. Tammany Parish as a highly desirable destination for visitors and thereby increase the economic impact of tourism on the area.
How to Contact the TCC
St. Tammany Parish Tourist & Convention Commission
68099 Highway 59
Mandeville, LA 70471
Toll free: 800-634-9443
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St. Tammany Parish Tourist & Convention Commission Staff
Donna O'Daniels - CEO and President
Rae Shipley - Assistant to CEO
Renee Kientz - Vice President, Communications, Marketing and PR
Christina Cooper - Marketing & PR Manager
Loren Legendre - Film Commission Specialist
Tanya Leader- Vice President, Sales
Zondra White Jones - Senior Sales Manager
Mary Anne Harrison - Vice President, Administration
Yolanda Paz - Vice President, Visitor Service
Roberta Carrow-Jackson - Online Manager
Visitor Services Representatives:
Diane Womack-Cornu, Dan O'Brien, Gary Darnell, Patricia Torrance, John Bailey, John Mitchell, Judy Zimmerman, and Virginia Ison.
Board of Directors
Alicia Irmscher - Commission Chair
Celia Palazzo - Commission Vice-Chair
Mark Myers - Commission Treasurer
Dian Lusher - Commissioner
Daniel Schaus - Commissioner
Pablo Melendez - Commissioner
Thomas J. "T.J." Smith, Jr. - Commissioner
Scope of Services
Administration handles the day-to-day operations of the TCC.
The TCC staff operates one visitor center in Mandeville off of Exit 65 at Highway 59 and another in Bayou Country Village in Slidell off of Exit 261 at Oak Harbor.
The TCC communications department works to procure media coverage for St. Tammany Parish, as well as handling the TCC's advertising, information on the TCC website, collateral marketing materials (visitor guide, brochures, etc.) and general media relations. The St. Tammany Film Office also resides in this department.
The TCC sales department promotes St. Tammany Parish as a highly desirable destination to travel agents, tour operators, sporting event organizers and meeting planners.