Tourism Advisory Board
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Tourism Advisory Board

On October 1, 2017, Discover Prince William & Manassas officially reorganized as the new Prince William County Office of Tourism as part of the Prince William County Parks & Recreation Department.

The Office of Tourism is advised by the Tourism Advisory Board.


Tourism Advisory Board Meeting
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
2:00pm  - 3:00pm
Comfort Inn Dumfries/ Quantico
16931 Old Stage Road
Dumfries, VA  22025

The Tourism Advisory Board Members

♦ Bryan Dolieslager | The Inn at Evergreen (Chair)
Inns and Bed & Breakfasts Representative

♦ Bethany Zorn | Potomac Mills (Vice Chair)
Retail Industry Representative

♦ Terry Short | Comfort Inn Dumfries
Lodging Industry Representative

♦ Jennifer Decker | Hampton Inn Manassas 
Lodging Industry Representative

♦ Cathy Madigan | Madigan's Waterfront Restaurant
Restaurant Industry Representative

♦ Meredith Arnest | Farm Brew Live / 2 Silos 
Brewery/Winery/Distiller Industry Representative

♦ Maureen Brennan | Prince William Ice Center
Sports Tourism / Facility Industry Representative

♦ Gwenn Adams | National Museum of the Marine Corps
Culture / History Industry Representative

♦ Michelle DeWitt | Broad Run Farm
Agri-tourism Industry Representative

♦ Claudia Friar | Jiffy Lube Live
Entertainment Industry Representative

♦ Brandon Bies | Manassas National Battlefield Park/NPS
Culture / History Industry Representative

Signature Event Committee

This committee’s focus will be on the development of an annual signature event to enhance the Prince   William County brand and drive visitation and overnight stays. Advisory Board member, Meredith Arnest of 2 Silos Brewing Company is the committee chair.

NEXT MEETING: Thursday, May 24, 2018
TIME: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Target Markets Committee

This committee’s focus is on target markets and the creation of strategies and tactics to reach those markets.   Target markets include weddings, small meetings, military reunions, youth, student groups and motor coach groups. Advisory Board member, Gwenn Adams of the National Museum of the Marine Corps is the committee chair.

NEXT MEETING: Wednesday, May 23, 2018
TIME: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Sports Tourism Committee

This committee creates recreational awareness to establish Prince William County as an ideal location for sports-related facilities, tournaments, and events emphasizing our location, affordability, accessibility and multi-sports venues. Advisory Board member, Maureen Brennan of Prince William Ice Center is the committee chair.

NEXT MEETING: Thursday, May 17, 2018
TIME: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

ALL Committee Meetings are held at Department of Parks & Recreation located at 14420 Bristow Road, Manassas, Virginia, 20112 (located in back of park, past the library).

To join a Tourism Committee, please e-mail Susan Plattner
( or call (703)792-8424.

Community citizens, local businesses, and others are encouraged to join any committee.

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