Morris tourism bureau names Marcus as assistant director, welcomes new board members

Jody Marcus has been named assistant director of the Morris County Tourism Bureau.
Jody Marcus has been named assistant director of the Morris County Tourism Bureau.
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From the Morris County Tourism Bureau:

New Board Members and Staff

Morris County Tourism Bureau (MCTB) is pleased to welcome two new board members to its Board of Directors and to add a new Assistant Director position to its staff roster.

Meghan Hunscher, who replaced retired Paul Boudreau as President of the Morris County Chamber of Commerce and Morris County Tourism Board Member, will serve to strengthen the Bureau’s reach amongst the business and economic development community.

Prior to this new position, she was the executive director of the Morris County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC), where she increased membership and funding for the organization and worked on strategic economic development initiatives.

She has a master’s degree in City & Regional Planning with a concentration in Economic Development from the University of Pennsylvania, where she also received her undergraduate degree with honors in Urban Studies.

Meghan was the principal planner, zoning officer and economic development liaison for the Township of Montville before joining MCEDC.

Ilemona Salifu, director of sales & marketing at Hyatt Regency Morristown, is the new hotel representative on the board. He has been with the Hyatt hotels group since 2011 working both in Atlanta, GA and Los Angeles, CA.

While holding the associate director of sales position at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta, he received the Hyatt Hotel & Resorts Sales Team of the year Award for outstanding record breaking revenue achievement for fiscal year 2015.

Ilemona holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance & accounting from San Diego State University, and is fluent in many languages including Igala, Igbo, and Pidgin English (Nigerian Dialects).

Having recently celebrated its 20th anniversary of serving Morris County area residents and travelers, the bureau’s vision for the next 20 years is to expand its impact on the economic vitality of Morris County.

Jody Marcus has rejoined the organization as assistant director to help facilitate that organizational growth. She has recently worked at Raritan Headwaters Association in Bedminster as the director of development, and was the curator at the Morris Museum.

Jody is a board member of the Morris Educational Foundation and has a master’s in industrial design from Pratt Institute and a bachelor’s degree in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Mass/Amherst.

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The Morris County Tourism Bureau is a Destination Marketing Organization that positively affects the economy of Morris County by promoting the area’s exceptional historic, cultural and recreational opportunities by providing services to residents, business travelers and tourists.

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