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Amanda Koone, Director of Communications
Fredericksburg Convention & Visitor Bureau
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FREDERICKSBURG, Texas – The Fredericksburg Convention and Visitor Bureau (FCVB) elected officers and welcomed a new board member to serve throughout the 2022-23 fiscal year during its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 25.

“I look forward to getting to know and working with this dynamic board of directors,” Brady Closson, FCVB President/CEO, said. “Their ideas, expertise and connections throughout the destination will be a valuable resource as we continue to uphold Fredericksburg and Gillespie County as a great place to live and visit.”

Officers for the 2022-23 fiscal year include…
• President John Dubea, Clear River Ice Cream & Bakery
• Vice President Kelly Criddle, AM Planning
• Secretary Katelyn Eames, Burg’s Corner and Allied Ag Services
• Treasurer Karen Stevenson, National Museum of the Pacific War

The newest member of the board is Katherine Graham, owner of Liebeskind Children’s Boutique, a children’s store specializing in traditional clothing, accessories, and toys, located on Fredericksburg’s Main Street. She lives in Fredericksburg with her husband, Jaysun, and their children, Eliana and Ezra. Graham will serve a two-year term that expires on Sept. 30, 2024.

After previously serving during the 2021-22 fiscal year, Criddle, Eames, Jessica Mittel, Gästehaus Schmidt; Matthew Pipkin, Albert Hotel; and Mary Ann H. Turbeville, Hill Country Outfitters, The Grasshopper and Narrow Path Winery; were all appointed by the Fredericksburg City Council on September 6 for a new three-year term, which will expire on September 30, 2025.

Other members of the board who are currently serving the FCVB for the fiscal year include Doug Cochran, Enchanted Rock State Natural Area; Linda Goldsmith, Luckenbach Texas; and Abby McCulloch Mund, AM Planning.

Ex-officio members of the board are Fredericksburg City Councilmember Sharon Joseph and Gillespie County Commissioner Donnie Schuch.

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