Committee Rosters

Awards and Recognition

Name Role
Kalpesh Joshi Chair
Timesh (Timmy) Patel Board Liaison (Non-Voting)
Ashok (Alan) Patel Committee Member
Hitesh Patel Committee Member
Jayesh Patel Committee Member
Mahesh (Mike) Patel Committee Member
Mahesh Shah Committee Member
Manubhai Patel Committee Member
Prabha Pothi Committee Member
Sanjay Patel Committee Member
Suresh Patel Committee Member
Vinod Patel Committee Member
Kat Mohammed Staff Liaison (Non-Voting)

Convention and Meetings

Name Role
Bhavesh Patel Chair
Vinay Patel Board Liaison (Non-Voting)
Akshat Patel Committee Member
Anand Patel Committee Member
Biren Patel Committee Member
Girish (Gary) Patel Committee Member
Girish Patel Committee Member
Kapil Patel Committee Member
Sanjay Patel Committee Member
Sumit Jay Dalwadi Committee Member
Akshar Patel Staff Liaison (Non-Voting)

Bylaws and Governance

Name Role
Jagruti Panwala Chair
Jimmy Patel Board Liaison (Voting)
Dhansukh Patel Committee Member
Girish (Gary) Patel Committee Member
Hitesh Bhakta Committee Member
Jayesh Patel Committee Member
Kamalesh Patel Committee Member
Mitesh Patel Committee Member
Ramesh Surati Committee Member
Vipin (Bavaji) Patel Committee Member
Vipul Dayal Committee Member
Yatish Nathraj Committee Member
Chip Rogers Staff Liaison (Non-Voting)

Education and Professional Development

Name Role
Tina Patel Chair
Imesh Vaidya Board Liaison (Non-Voting)
Asha Patel Committee Member
Chandrakant Patel Committee Member
Dina Patel Committee Member
Himanshu Bhatia Committee Member
Kushal Naik Committee Member
Mahendra Patel Committee Member
Miraj Patel Committee Member
Nish Patel Committee Member
Parimal Thakor Committee Member
Sanjay Varma Committee Member
Kat Mohammed Staff Liaison (Non-Voting)

Finance and Audit

Name Role
HP Patel Co-Chair
JK Patel Co-Chair
Jagruti Panwala Board Liaison (Voting)
Alkesh Patel Committee Member
Ashwin Patel Committee Member
Chandresh Brahmbhatt Committee Member
Dipesh Patel Committee Member
Jayesh (Jay) Lallu Committee Member
Kapil (Ken) Patel Committee Member
Mehul Patel Committee Member
Ravi Patel Committee Member
Vikas Desai Committee Member
Don Bollmer Staff Liaison (Non-Voting)

Governmental Affairs (Legislative)

Name Role
Tarun Patel Committee Member
Vipul Dayal Board Liaison (Non-Voting)
Bimal Patel Committee Member
Heetesh D. Patel Committee Member
Hiren Govind Committee Member
Jay Shah Committee Member
Jignesh (Jerry) Patel Committee Member
Mahesh (Mike) Patel Committee Member
Rahul Patel Committee Member
Tony Patel Committee Member
Vinaykumar Patel Committee Member
Chirag Shah Staff Liaison (Non-Voting)

Franchise and Industry Relations (F.A.I.R.)

Name Role
CK Patel Chair
Kalpesh Joshi Board Liaison (Non-Voting)
Bharat Patel Committee Member
Imesh Vaidya Committee Member
Jay Patel Committee Member
Mayur (Mack) Patel Committee Member
Mehul Patel Committee Member
Nilesh Bhakta Committee Member
Pratik Trivedi Committee Member
Priyesh Patel Committee Member
Raj Chudasama Committee Member
Shirish (Rick) Patel Committee Member
Rachel Humphrey Staff Liaison (Non-Voting)

Independent Hotelier (S.I.G.)

Name Role
Komal (Tina) Patel Chair
Rashmikant (Haji) Patel Board Liaison (Non-Voting)
Dilipkumar (Dipak) Patel Committee Member
Kirrit Bhikha Committee Member
Mike Patel Committee Member
Smita Patel Committee Member
Snehal Panchal Committee Member
Suresh (SP) Patel Committee Member
Uyesh Bhatti Committee Member
Priscilla Das Staff Liaison (Non-Voting)

Membership

Name Role
Raj Bhagia Chair
Gary Patel Board Liaison (Non-Voting)
Biran Patel Committee Member
Chip Elbers Chair
Dan Rama Board Liaison (Non-Voting)
Hershal Patel Committee Member
Jayesh Lallu Committee Member
Kalpesh Joshi Committee Member
Navnit Patel Committee Member
Nisat Bhatti Committee Member
Piyush Patel Committee Member
Sanjay (Sam) Patel Committee Member
Geetika Rana Staff Liaison (Non-Voting)

Revenue Generation

Name Role
Faheem Khan Chair
Navnit (Nick) Patel Board Liaison (Non-Voting)
Bhavesh Patel Committee Member
Himesh Jeram Chair
Jan Guatam Board Liaison (Non-Voting)
Manish Patel Committee Member
Michael Ware Committee Member
Rashmikant (Haji) Patel Committee Member
Rohan Patel Committee Member
Sunil Patel Committee Member
Timesh (Timmy) Patel Committee Member
Vikas Desai Committee Member
James Jenkins Staff Liaison (Non-Voting)

Public Relations and Communication

Name Role
Vipul Dayal Chair
Jayesh Lallu Board Liaison (Non-Voting)
Binita A. Patel Committee Member
Chandu Patel Chair
Heetesh D. Patel Board Liaison (Non-Voting)
Jeetendra Bhakta Committee Member
Nimesh Dinubhai Committee Member
Niraj Dhanani Committee Member
Nishant (Neal) Patel Committee Member
Priti Patel Committee Member
Tejas Gosai Committee Member
Vibhu Joshi Committee Member
Kate Viana Staff Liaison (Non-Voting)

Sponsorship

Name Role
Imesh Vaidya Chair
Biran Patel Board Liaison (Non-Voting)
Atul Patel Committee Member
Dilipkumar (Dipak) Patel Chair
Jayesh Patel Board Liaison (Non-Voting)
Kanti Patel Committee Member
Navnit (Nick) Patel Committee Member
Rilesh Mohan Committee Member
Sneha Sharma Committee Member
Suresh (SP) Patel Committee Member
Timesh (Timmy) Patel Committee Member
Vipin (Bavaji) Patel Committee Member
James Jenkins Staff Liaison (Non-Voting)

Strategic Planning

Name Role
Bhavesh Patel Chair/Board Liaison
Bakulesh “Buggsi” Patel Committee Member
Biran Patel Committee Member
Bruce Patel Chair
Harish Pattni Board Liaison (Non-Voting)
HP Patel Committee Member
Jagruti Panwala Committee Member
Mike Amin Committee Member
Nitin Shah Committee Member
Pratik Bhakta Committee Member
Tina Patel Committee Member
Vinay Patel Committee Member
Chip Rogers Staff Liaison (Voting)

Young Professional Hotelier (S.I.G.)

Name Role
Binita Patel Co-Chair/Board Liaison
Nishant (Neal) Patel Co-Chair
Bhavik Patel Committee Member
Bijal Patel Committee Member
Dave Patel Committee Member
Dillon Patel Committee Member
Mili Shah Committee Member
Purvi Panwala Committee Member
Rikesh Patel Committee Member
Saajan Patel Committee Member
Sawan Patel Committee Member
Jennifer Tran Staff Liaison (Non-Voting)
TJ Cornay Staff Liaison (Non-Voting)

Women Hotelier (S.I.G.)

Name Role
Dina Patel Co-Chair/Board Liaison
Jagruti Panwala Co-Chair
Chary Patel Committee Member
Bakula Patel Committee Member
Dorraine Lallani Committee Member
Jane Patel Committee Member
Gwen Thurman Committee Member
Reena Patel Committee Member
Tejal Patel Committee Member
Nayana Patel Committee Member
Rachel Humphrey Staff Liaison (Non-Voting)

Past Chairmen Council

Name Role
Jay (Jimmy) Patel 2015 Chairman
Pratik Patel 2014 Chairman
Mehul Patel 2013 Chairman
Alkesh Patel 2012 Chairman
Hemant Patel 2011 Chairman
ChandraKant Patel 2010 Chairman
Tarun Patel 2009 Chairman
Ashwin Patel 2008 Chairman
Dilipkumar Patel 2007 Chairman
Mukesh Mowji 2006 Chairman
Manhar Rama 2005 Chairman
Naresh Patel 2004 Chairman
Hitesh Bhakta 2003 Chairman
Mahesh Amin 2002 Chairman
Dhansukh Patel 2001 Chairman
Bakulesh “Buggsi” Patel 2000 Chairman
Ramesh Surati 1999 Chairman
Mike Patel 1998 Chairman
Jayanti Rama 1997 Chairman
J. K. Patel 1996 Chairman
Bharat Shah 1995 Chairman
Harish Pattni 1994 Chairman
Nitin Shah 1993 Chairman
Ravi Patel 1992 Chairman
Hasmukh Rama 1991 Chairman
Chip Rogers Staff Liason

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