The Chamber Alliance of New York State (CANYS), a statewide association of more than 70 Chambers of Commerce, has elected Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Gina Mintzer, CMP, MHA, to its board of directors for 2022.
Mintzer brings an extensive background in chamber of commerce leadership. She has been executive director of the Lake George Chamber since September 2017.
She is responsible for the overall development of the processes, productivity and profits that directly impact tourism in the Lake George region. Mintzer leads the team of 11 full- and several part-time/seasonal staff. She also manages three visitor information centers.
Mintzer spent 19 years working as the director of sales of the Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau. She’s involved in a variety of local, state and national organizations within the hospitality and tourism industry including the Empire State Society of Association Executives (ESSAE), Meeting Professionals International (MPI Upstate New York), NYS Hospitality & Tourism Association, NYS Destination Marketing Organization as well as the Warren County Council of Chambers, SUNY Adirondack, and SUNY Delhi, among others.
Born and raised in West Palm Beach, Fla., she is a graduate of the University of Florida. She received her Masters in Hospitality Administration (MHA) through University of Nevada, Las Vegas.