ERIE, PA: Mark Jeanneret, Executive Director of the Erie Sports Commission, was recently elected to serve as Chair of PA Sports, the lead agency for sports tourism in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. His two-year term will begin July 1.
Jeanneret has played a key role as a PA Sports committee member since joining the organization in 2013 and previously served as Treasurer of the organization.
Also elected to the PA Sports Executive Committee were Vice Chair, Amy Capcara, Sales and Marketing Manager for VM Sports and Visit Monroeville; Treasurer, Travis Geiser, Sports & Events Sales Manager at Chester County Conference & Visitors Bureau; Secretary, Danielle Vincenti, Regional Sales Manager for Sports, The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau; and Past Chair, Gregg Cook, Executive Director of Hershey Harrisburg Sports & Events Authority.
PA Sports works to attract and host international, national, regional, and local sporting events in order to showcase Pennsylvania as a viable sports event destination, fostering economic development and enriching the quality of life in the Commonwealth. The organization consists of 13 of Pennsylvania’s largest destination marketing organizations (DMOs) and sports commissions, offering sports event planners one-stop shopping from a wide range of indoor and outdoor facilities in Pennsylvania that offer easy accessibility, affordability, and leisure time attractions.