Westfahl Named To Governor's Council On Tourism
A Northwoods Chamber of Commerce leader has been named to the Governor's Council on Tourism.
Governor Tony Evers' office announced Executive Director of the Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce, Krystal Westfahl, has been named to the council.
A 2015 recipient of the Wisconsin Tourism Trailblazer Award and a recent nominee for the Wisconsin Governor’s Conference on Tourism Rising Star award, Westfahl previously served as Event and Fundraising Coordinator for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Evers says there's $7 to $1 return on investment and Wisconsin’s $21 billion tourism industry is one of Wisconsin’s leading economic drivers. He says there's almost 200,000 individuals who rely on tourism for their livelihood.