The Board

Only Carbondale

The Carbondale Tourism Board is responsible for governing the Bureau, the direction of its work and the control of its property. The board consists of nine members who are selected from the community, representing interests in lodging, retail, nightlife, restaurants, attractions, Southern Illinois University- Carbondale, and the community at large.

The Board is appointed and approved by Mayor of Carbondale and City Council, with one council member serving as a board member.

Rod Sievers

Assistant Director for Community Relations
Southern Illinois University – Carbondale
Board Position: President

Casey Twomey

Barrett, Twomey, Broom, Hughes, & Hoke, LLP
Board Position: Vice-President

Shane Carsrud

Commercial Loan Officer
Banterra Bank
Board Position: Treasurer

Jack Wissmann

Sales and Marketing Consultant
Board Position: Secretary

Carolin Harvey

Carbondale City Council Member

Kara Wilson

Sales Manager, Hampton Inn Carbondale

Jim Ewers

Owner, Blue Sky Vineyard