The mission of the Calgary Hotel Association (CHA) is to support our membership by stewarding communication and awareness-building programs, engaging in advocacy, and cultivating meaningful partnerships.

Our Team.

Meet our ultimate hosts.

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Meet the Team.

About Us

CHA is home to some of the most experienced international business leaders in Calgary.  We’re on the front line of what’s happening in our industry across the globe, and we bring this expertise to our work in Calgary. 

A quality that defines us is our Calgary pride and willingness to work together to enable growth and prosperity across the sector. We compete, yes, but we also collaborate, educate, and advocate on behalf of the entire sector. It’s what makes the Calgary Hotel Association a dynamic and unique organization.





Megan Kubica

Communication Coordinator and Administrative Assistant

Svenja Sievers

dmf project manager


Board Of Directors


Richard Main

Chair, Dual General Manager, Courtyard and Residence Inn by Marriott Calgary Airport

Arjun Channa

Director, General Manager, The Westin Calgary

Dan DeSantis

Past Chair & Director, Dual General Manager, Delta Hotels Calgary Airport In-Terminal & Calgary Airport Marriott In-Terminal Hotel

Danny Marshall

Director, General Manager, Executive Royal Hotel Calgary

Karim Ismail

Director, General Manager, Best Western Premier Calgary Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre

Kevin yates

Director, Hotel Manager, Grey Eagle Resort and Casino

Magdalena goss

Director, General Manager, Hotel Alma, University of Calgary

Mark Wilson

Director, General Manager & Vice President, Hotel Arts Group