Joseph D’Alessandro, 51, of San Francisco, has been appointed to the California Travel and Tourism Commission.
Since 2006, he has served as president and chief executive officer for the San Francisco Convention and Visitors Bureau.
From 1996 to 2006, D’Alessandro was president and chief executive officer for the Portland Oregon Visitors Association.
He was executive director of the Oregon Tourism Commission from 1991 to 1996 and director of international marketing for the California Office of Tourism from 1985 to 1991.
D’Alessandro is a board member of the Destination Marketing Association International and the California Travel Industry Association.
This position does not require California Senate confirmation and there is no salary. D’Alessandro is a Democrat.
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