Lisa A. Vitello was elected chair of the Niagara Falls Tourism Advisory Board at its first meeting of the year Monday night.
Vitello, who has been a member of the board for several years, is also a member of the city Planning Board. She told the group her past also includes 24 years as an educator and a restaurant manager in the former Rainbow Centre mall.
Shawn Weber, owner of Wine on Third and partner in the Jefferson Apartments, was elected vice-chair of the group.
The City Council appointed 16 members to the panel at the end of last month.