Tourism Advisory Board


  • Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 1:45 p.m.
  • Effingham Visitor's Center
    1505 Hampton Drive
    Effingham, IL 62401

Board Members

  • Elizabeth (Betsy) Yager
  • Angie Jones
  • Kristie Campbell
  • Patty Greene
  • Mandy Sheehan
  • Tyson Reed
  • Elizabeth (Betsy) Haynie
  • Sarah Rueter
  • Wanda Pitcher
  • Jeff Althoff
  • Dave Ring
  • Dacia Albin
  • Dan Wormhoudt


The Tourism Advisory Board serves in an advisory capacity to the Mayor and the City Council in regards to the expenditure of funds generated by the Effingham Hotel-Motel Tax.  The funds shall be spent in a manner designed to promote tourism, conventions and other special events to attract visitors andnon-residents to the City.  The board consists of 13 members of the Effingham community.