About Us

The Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau (OPVB) is a professional sales, marketing and public relations organization committed to enhancing the economic well-being of the North Olympic Peninsula by selling the area as a desirable visitor destination and working closely with other economic development and community organizations.

Among its other functions, OPVB provides administrative support for the Olympic Peninsula Tourism Commission and is the point of contact for the State of Washington for travel writers, tour operators and film scouts interested in the Olympic Peninsula.


 

Meet the Staff of OPVB

Marsha Massey, Executive Director       

director@olympicpeninsula.org

Marsha has spent nearly her whole career in the hospitality industry, having started over 30 years ago with the Seattle / King County Convention and Visitors Bureau.  She spend 16 years with  Westin Hotels and Resorts, where she worked both on property in Seattle and San Francisco, as well as in the company's corporate offices.  As part of Westin's global sales force, Marsha led the international sales team responsible for company-wide tour and travel accounts, as well as global business travel accounts. Most recently, Marsha was the Executive Director for the Washington State Tourism Office,  formerly a branch of Washington's Department  of Commerce in Olympia, There, Marsha and her team were privileged to work with constituents around the state to market, nationally and internationally, this great state of Washington.  Marsha is currently dividing her time between her home in Seattle, and her "second home" in Port Angeles.   She is honored to have the opportunity to work on behalf of the Olympic Peninsula, a personal favorite destination.

 

Mary Brelsford,  Communications Manager      

mary@olympicpeninsula.org

Mary joined OPVB March 2008.  Mary is a returning native of Port Angeles and has 20+ years of experience in marketing and marketing communications.  She has an undergraduate degree from WSU in art and architecture; an MBA from Portland State University focusing on marketing and international business; and a Certificate in Project Management from University of Washington.  Mary brings a unique blend of education and practical experience to the bureau.

 

Allegra Pomeroy, Visitor Services/Administrative Assistant   info@olympicpeninsula.org

 

Allegra joined OPVB in August of 2016.  Her duties include the day to day office & equipment management, keeping up websites, coordinating content between web and print, managing fulfillment, working with our volunteers, assisting visitors, keeping track of grant applications, writing statistical reports, and managing our photo library. If that's not enough, Allegra also plans all our meetings while taking minutes. She is the voice behind our growing social media channels. She knows everyone, their contact info, how to operate all the machines, and can find anything anywhere in the office. Or anywhere. 

 


Board of Directors

10 rooms or less:
Jim Bennett, 
Misty Valley Inn
jbennett@olynet.com

 

11 rooms or more:
Todd Gubler, Past President
Fort Worden
tgubler@fortworden.org

 

Bed & Breakfast:

Craig Jaeger, President

GreenHouse Inn by the Bay

info@greenhousebythebay.com

 

RV Park/Campground:
Bruce Giddens
Clallam County Parks, Fair, & Facilities Deptartment
bgiddens@co.clallam.wa.us

 

At Large Lodging:

Pam Dahl, Treasurer

Aramark, Lake Crescent Lodge

dahl-pamela@aramark.com

 

At Large:

Scott Nagel

Olympic Peninsula Celebrations

birchhills@mindspring.com

 

Linda Offutt

Forks Timber Museum

forkstimbermuseum@hotmail.com

 

Melissa Williams

Feiro Marine Life Center

melissaw@feiromarinelifecenter.org

 

Christina Norman

WeDo Fudge

christina@wedofudge.com

 

 


 Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau

PO Box 670
 618 S. Peabody Suite F
  Port Angeles WA 98362
Phone: (360)452-8552   Toll Free:  1-800-942-4042    Fax:  (360)452-7383

 

 


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REGIONAL DESTINATIONS WEBSITE LINKS

Want to get local? These community sites are great resources for finding even more information on local happenings, local businesses and places to stay. Take a look at these sites and plan your trip to the Olympic Peninsula!