Vandevoort Central Iowa Tourism

Jill Vandevoort was recently named the 2019-2020 president of the Central Iowa Tourism Region Board of Directors. Pictured from left to right are Ann Vogelbacher, Director of the Central Iowa Region; Jill Vandevoort, Executive Director of the Pella Convention & Visitors Bureau and Debi Durham, Director of the Iowa Economic Development Authority.

Pella Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Jill Vandevoort stepped into the role of the 2019-2020 President of the Central Iowa Tourism Region Board of Directors on July 1, 2019.

Vandevoort has been involved in state and local tourism since 1990 and served as Director of the Pella CVB, or “Visit Pella,” for nearly 14 years.

Throughout her career, Vandevoort has remained greatly involved in both regional and state-wide tourism, which allows her to even better represent the industry through the CITR Board of Directors. Vandevoort will serve a one-year term. This marks the third time in her Tourism Industry tenure to serve as President of the Central Iowa Region.

CITR is a non-profit organization that works closely with counties, communities, attractions, events and tourism businesses on tourism development and marketing initiatives. The Central Region encompasses a 35-county area between the Minnesota and Missouri borders.

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