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Gordon Jackson Elected 2016 President of the California Lodging Industry Association

Published on 12/22/15


Gordon Jackson, Executive Director of the Pismo Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau was elected President of the California Lodging Industry Association at their Annual Meeting on December 7, 2015.

A member of CLIA since 1996 and a board member since 2009, Gordon has held numerous management positions with Island Hospitality, KPartnersUSA and Sterling Hotels Corporation located in California, Idaho and Utah. He has received numerous industry awards, General Manager Certifications from many of the larger brands and a CHA from the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute. Past industry associations include President of the San Luis Obispo VCB, Chairman of the Board Pismo Beach CVB, Board Member San Luis Obispo County TMD and Vice President of the California Lodging Industry Association. Gordon has served on many hospitality committees most recently serving on the San Luis Obispo County TMD Marketing Committee and the SLOC Economic Vitality Council Lodging Advisory Committee.

Regarding his election to the Presidents position, Gordon says, "I am honored to represent our independent lodging owners and operators. I look forward to working collaboratively with our members, vendors and sponsors to support CLIA's mission of providing a network of resources to support member efficiency, profitability and professionalism; as well as advocacy for our owners."


California Lodging Industry Association has been serving the needs of lodging owners and operators since 1946. For more information, call 916.925.2915 or email, or visit


Headquartered in Sacramento, CLIA is a member lodging and hospitality industry association, providing legislative, educational, marketing, and profit-oriented programs for independent lodging owners and operators.


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