HARRISONBURG, VA (April 28, 2015) — C.A.R.E., the vacation industry’s premier trade association, will celebrate its 30th anniversary during its 60th conference at the Westin Annapolis, Annapolis, MD from May 2 – 5, 2015.
During the conference, election for the three (3) Executive Positions of President, Secretary and Treasurer will be held. On May 4, 2015 the elections for the two (2) Vice President positions will be held.
Alain Carr, American Resorts International, is the current President of C.A.R.E and will be stepping down after two terms in that office. President Carr will remain on the board as Past President. Linda Mayhugh, Advantage Travel, is the nominee for President. Nominated for the Secretary position is Debora Sansom, ICS Management and Vikki Lessard, Club Resort Intervals, LLC for the Treasurer position.
James Wehrle, current Vice President, was nominated for his fourth term as one of C.A.R.E.’s six Vice Presidents. Nominations will be taken from the floor for all positions at the time of the election.
C.A.R.E. began in 1985 when a handful of resort employees, who had been working together informally to provide an extra level of service and additional vacation fulfillment opportunities to their owners, met in New Orleans, LA and officially started the organization (The Cooperative Association of Resort Exchangers). Today, C.A.R.E.’s membership numbers more than 120 member companies comprised of Resorts, Developers, Management and Exchange Companies, Travel Clubs, HOA’s, Wholesalers and Service Providers. Members not only provide each other with opportunities for vacation fulfillment through exchanges, but offer enhanced revenue opportunities through increased inventory utilization and yield management.
For more information on C.A.R.E. and its 60th Semi-Annual Conference, visit www.care-online.org
Press Release Source: C.A.R.E.
Contact: Bonnie Kosco, 800-636-5646