Cayuga County CVB Staff

The Cayuga County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc. (CCCVB) was established in 1995 as Cayuga County’s official tourism promotion agency.  Our mission is to promote, support and increase tourism and thereby stimulate economic growth and improve the quality of life for area residents.

Karen Kuhl, Executive DirectorKaren Kuhl

Karen brings with her 15 years of experience as a tourism destination manager.  As the former Director of Tourism and Hospitality Operations for Selva Negro Ecolodge and as Owner of Tastefully Nicaragua she focused on sustainable tourism in Matagalpa, Nicaragua. Her responsibilities included: marketing, sustainability certification process, human resources, long term planning, and itinerary management.  Karen's experience in the public and private sector makes her an excellent advocate for the Cayuga County CVB's role in marketing and product development in the tourism industry.


Claire Dunlap

Claire Dunlap,  Marketing & Group Sales Manager

Claire is the newest addition to our staff at the Cayuga County Office of Tourism. As the former Executive Director of the Alexandria Bay Chamber of Commerce, she brings with her a wealth of knowledge in sales and marketing. 




Gillian Sears, Administrative and Project CoordinatorGillian Sears

Gillian is from Weedsport and brings with her experience in retail, bookkeeping, and banking and is a recent graduate of Cayuga Community College. Her upbeat personality, knowledge and professionalism will represent Cayuga County well to our visitors and tourism partners!