Discover Long Island Announces Newly Elected 2020 Board of Directors

LONG ISLAND, NY (February 24, 2020) – Discover Long Island announces its newly elected 2020 Board of Directors. Comprised of Long Island’s leaders in the tourism and hospitality industry, the board boasts a range of expertise from hotels and resorts, culture and heritage organizations, attractions, transportation and the business community.

“Tourism on Long Island is a defining industry for our region that has seen record-breaking highs in economic impact and visitor spending in the past year,” said Kristen Jarnagin, President & CEO of Discover Long Island. “We are honored to have such a prestigious group of individuals presiding over our organization. Their range of insight and experience allows us to move forward with enthusiasm and confidence.”

Discover Long Island’s Executive Committee welcomes its new Chair Bryan Deluca, Executive Director of Atlantis Holdings LLC; Vice-Chair Nancy Costopulos, President & CEO of Old Westbury Gardens; Secretary Mitch Pally, CEO of The Long Island Builders Institute; Treasurer Marc Weinstein, Owner of Mark of Elegance and Executive Board member Gus Montesantos, General Manager of the Hilton Long Island.  In addition, the organization is thrilled to announce its newest members at large, Terri Alessi-Miceli, President & CEO of Hauppauge Industrial Association of Long Island, and Patricia Franco, General Manager of The Long Island Marriott Hotel.

The Discover Long Island organization and its board work on behalf of the region’s visitor economy to continue driving year-round visitation to all areas of Long Island, positively benefitting every resident. Elections take place at the annual meeting of the members and new terms begin January 1 the following year. Please visit for additional information and the full list of members.



Discover Long Island is the official destination marketing and management organization charged with furthering the $6.1 billion tourism economy. The organization contributes to the economic development and quality of life on Long Island by promoting the region as a world-class destination for visitors, meetings and conventions, trade shows, sporting events and related activities. For more information, please call 631-951-3900 or visit