HFTP’s outstanding, experienced leaders are dedicated to member services and industry success. Meet the innovative individuals behind the governance of HFTP and its initiatives.

Executives and Directors

The HFTP Global Board

The HFTP Global Board volunteers its time and leadership to propel HFTP to the forefront of the industry. Under the Board’s vision, HFTP is able to expand its reach globally and address the needs of the entire hospitality industry.

Executives and Directors

Meet the HFTP Global Board


Stephanie Anderson CHAE, CPA, CGMA

Chief Financial Officer — River Bend Golf & Country Club


Justin Taillon MBA, Ph.D., CHTP

Professor and Department Head — Highline College


James Bina CHAE+

Treasurer — Rosen Hotels & Resorts, Inc.


Andrew Buwalda CHAE

General Manager of IT, Finance and Operations — Deerhurst Resort

Volunteer Opportunities

HFTP Councils & Committees

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  • Annual Convention Education Advisory Council
  • Awards and Recognition Committee
  • CHAE Certification Advisory Council
  • CHTP Certification Advisory Council
  • Club Advisory Council
  • Global USALI Committee
  • HITEC Advisory Council
  • HITEC Dubai Advisory Council
  • HITEC Europe Advisory Council
  • Nominating Committee
  • Young Professionals Advisory Council
  • 2030 Committee
Get Involved

Volunteer for a Council or Committee

Each task force, committee and council are aligned with an objective to support the long-term strategic plan for HFTP. These groups provide guidance and leadership to the association to ensure HFTP remains at the top of its league.

HFTP volunteer applications will be reviewed and used to match volunteers with groups that best service their interests, abilities, time and availability.