Visit Durango Open Board Seats 

Visit Durango is accepting nominations for the Board of Directors seat representing the Outdoor Recreation Sector of the Durango/La Plata County tourism industry. 

The mission of Visit Durango is to generate demand in visitation and overnight stays in Durango and La Plata County through strategic marketing programs and sales promoting the area for the benefit of visitors and local stakeholders: 

  • Promote the Durango Brand 
  • Support a positive visitor experience 
  • Drive positive economic impact 



The nominee(s) must be an active participant/employee/owner in the local Outdoor Recreation industry with operations based in Durango/La Plata County.

The role of every board member is to provide insight, guidance, and support to the Visit Durango organization, as well as promote overall tourism in the Durango area.

Women, minorities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


Basic Responsibilities

  • Represent, in an equal and fair manner, both the interests of Visit Durango and Specialty Lodging establishments within the city and county.
  • Maintain regular communication with industry peers to receive and share their input.
  • Attend the Visit Durango monthly Board meetings. 
  • Participate in one of the Visit Durango Board committees. 
  • Attend at least one tourism industry event annually. 
  • Attend annual Board retreat, when applicable.


Application Deadline and Term Length

  • Applications are due by August 31, 2022 
  • Terms begin October 1, 2022