Committees 

Share your insight and expertise with likeminded colleagues and help shape the direction of the lodging industry by joining one of our many committees. Each committee sets its own agenda, as well as meetings and conference calls throughout year. To find out more information about the committee(s) of interest to you, please contact 202-289-3100 and we will direct you to the staff liaison.

AH&LA Committees

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ADA Task Force - evaluates and responds to rulemaking on the Americans with Disabilities Act
AH&LA Board of Directors - by invitiation only
Allied Executive - provides opportunities for allied members to grow within the lodging industry
Communications - works on PR initiatives to support hoteliers
Condominium/Vacation Ownership - acts as information resource to this community
Copyright Music Committee - To negotiate, when necessary, with licensing organizations
Council of Inns & Suites - acts as information resource to lower budget facilities
Engineering & Environment - advocates greater use of green programs and effective engineering
Executive Committee - by invitiation only
Extended Stay Council - acts as an information resource for this high-growth sector
Financial Management - providing superior financial management expertise
Food & Beverage - relays insight and information on key issues on food service matters affecting the lodging industry
Gaming - regulatory issues relevant to hotels having land-based, non-tribal casinos as part of their overall operations
General Counsel - by invitiation only
Governmental Affairs and HotelPAC - by invitiation only
Human Resources - acts as best practice resource and promotes lodging careers
Labor Relations - provide a forum for labor relations professionals
Lodging Industry Rating Advisory Committee (LIRAC) - works with publishers of lodging facility ratings
Membership Sales and Marketing - Develops and implements tactics for AH&LA and PSAs
Multicultural & Diversity Advisory - Promotes diversity and inclusion efforts
Nominating - by invitiation only
Resort - by invitiation only
Risk Management - To share ideas and resources that enhance the effectiveness of risk
Safety & Security Committee - Works towards improving safety, fire and security for guests and employees
Small and/or Independent Property Advisory Council - Resource for gathering pertaining to AH&LA leadership
Strategic Planning - by invitiation only
Technology and e-Business - Provides guidance on emerging technology and regulatory issues
Under 30 Council - Industry professionals under age 30
Venture Board - by invitiation only
Women in Lodging Council - Professional women in the lodging industry

Foundation Committees

Investment - provide adequate funding for programs, grants, projects, and scholarships
Research and Project Funding - establishes and reviews applications for funding
Scholars Alumni Association - raises awareness of members to hotelier community
Scholarship - recommends policies and procedures for all parties involved
Fund Development - directs funding activities
Golf Classic - manages and promotes a successful event 
 
 
 
 
 

Educational Institute Committees

Academic Advisory Council - Improve the quality and consistency of training and educational resources
Certification Commission -  Provide guidance and direction for the professional certification programs
Training & Education Advisory Council - Improve the quality and consistency of training resources