FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sept. 21, 2021
DISCOVER ALBANY APPOINTS NEW MEMBER TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Shannon Licygiewicz will serve as Discover Albany’s newest board member
ALBANY, N.Y. (Sept. 21, 2021) – Discover Albany has announced the newest addition to its Board of Directors, Shannon Licygiewicz, General Manager of the Albany Capital Center (ACC). Licygiewicz joins the 2021 inductees Trent Griffin-Braaf of Tech Valley Shuttle, Tammis Groft of the Albany Institute of History & Art, and Linda Neil from the Holiday Inn Express Wolf Road, all of whom were elected to the board earlier this year.
Licygiewicz was appointed to the board by Discover Albany Chairperson Leola Edelin, General Manager of the Renaissance Albany, to fill the seat vacated upon the departure of former ACC General Manager Doug McClaine. Shannon assumed the role of general manager in early 2021.
“It is with great honor that I accept a position on the Discover Albany Board,” said Licygiewicz. “This group’s teamwork and leadership is an invaluable resource. I am thrilled to be part of this amazing group of individuals who provide such a great service to our destination and look forward to being part of the future of Albany!”
“We are thrilled to have Shannon Licygiewicz join the Discover Albany Board of Directors. Our team works closely with the staff at the Albany Capital Center so her participation and input are incredible assets to our organization,” said Jill Delaney, president and CEO of Discover Albany.
For more information about Discover Albany, please visit albany.org.
About Discover Albany The Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc. was established in 1976 to promote the civic and commercial progress of the community through increased development of conventions and tourism. Today, the organization is known as Discover Albany. Discover Albany currently represents more than 300 member businesses and assists each year in hundreds of regional meetings. Discover Albany also operates the Discover Albany Visitors Center and the Albany International Airport Information Center. The Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau Foundation was established in 1993 to provide educational opportunities and work with other organizations to secure grants and funding to advance regional travel and tourism projects. For more information, call 518-434-1217 or 800-258-3582 or visit www.albany.org