Our Team

Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (VAAAC) is managed by an experienced staff of tourism professionals and supported by a dedicated board of directors.


Staff Directory

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Jana Carter Assistant Director of Tourism Development

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Dan Cook Director of Marketing & Communications

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Heather Ersts Director of Tourism Development

Shannon Harcum

Shannon Harcum Director of Finance & Administration

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Susan Hill Accounting Manager

Liz Joyner

Elizabeth Joyner Director of Sales

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Brandi McKeating Tourism Marketing Manager

Christine McNichols

Christine McNichols Director of Partnerships

Melinda Parkhurst, Office Manager

Melinda Parkhurst Office Manager

Kristen Pironis, Executive Director-VAAAC

Kristen Pironis Executive Director

Joanne Rennie, Executive Administrator

Joanne Rennie Executive Administrator

Susan Seifried

Susan Seifried VP of PR & Communications

Tatiana Wells

Tatiana Wells Director of Visitor Experience

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Veronica Gambel Weekend Supervisor

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Brad Howard Weekend Supervisor

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Judy Spiewak Visitor Experience Manager


If you like meeting people and sharing your knowledge about Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay, we have the perfect job for you!...