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CH&LA Education Foundation Awards 11 Scholarships

California Hotel & Lodging Association Education Foundation

Sacramento, CA - The California Hotel & Lodging Association Education Foundation (CH&LAEF) announced eleven scholarship award recipients. These scholarships, along with the sponsorship of the Hospitality Conference geared towards students' continued education in the hospitality industry, total $19,000 for this year. This assistance is provided through generous industry supporters, who firmly believe in the development of the next generation of the hospitality industry.


Pool/Spa Drain Recall

Last Thursday, May 26, 2011, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of pool and in-ground spa drain covers due to incorrect ratings.  While this affects well below 100,000 public pools nationwide, it is a safety issue that should be addressed immediately.


CH&LA 2012 Chairman, Réne Boskoff, Receives Award

Rene Boskoff

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) announced the winners of the State Leadership Awards at their annual Legislative Action Summit held this year at the JW Marriott Hotel. CH&LA’s immediate past chair, Réne Boskoff was honored with the award for the state of California. The State Leadership Awards were created in 1998 to honor standout members within each partner state of AH&LA who help implement and strengthen programs.


American Hotel & Lodging Association Elects California Hotel Leaders to Board of Directors

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) has elected René Boskoff and Terri Haack as the newest incoming members for its board of directors.

Boskoff, as General Manager of the Marriott Monterey Hotel will represent full service properties and Haack, as Executive Vice President and Managing Director of the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, will represent resort properties on the AH&LA board of directors. Boskoff joined Marriott International in 1975 and has served as the General Manager for the Monterey Marriott for the past 11 years. In addition to his local involvement in all aspects of the Monterey hospitality industry, Boskoff was the 2010 chair of...