Tourism Commission


  • 9:00 a.m. 
  • Meets as needed
  • Village of Waunakee
     500 West Main Street

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings.


The Tourism Commission of the Village of Waunakee was developed for the purpose of administering the Village's room tax revenues for tourism promotion and tourism development. It is the responsibility of the Commission to review tourism related policies and recommend room tax funding allocations to the Village Board, including administering the Village's annual Tourism/Betterment Grant process.


The Tourism Commission consists of five (5) members, and are to be appointed by the Village President, subject to approval by the Village Board. The Commission includes:

1. The Village Administrator/Economic Development Director, or designee
2. Chamber of Commerce Director, or designee
3. Two Waunakee Village Residents
4. One member of the Wisconsin Hotel and Motel Industry


NameMember TypeTerm Ends - April 30
VACANTWisconsin Hotel and Motel Industry Representative2027
Brian GardnerCitizen-At-Large2027
Tess KomarCitizen-At-Large
Ellen SchaafChamber of Commerce2026
Todd SchmidtVillage Administrator2026

Assigned Staff:

Kylie West, Executive Assistant