International Society of Hotel Association Executives (ISHAE) Names FRLA Director of Membership to 2016 Board of Directors

Contact: Elizabeth Ray

FRLA Communications Director

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(Tallahassee, Fla.) The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) is thrilled to be represented on the 2016 International Society of Hotel Association Executives (ISHAE) Board of Directors. During its annual meeting in December, ISHAE named Dannette Lynch, FRLA Director of Membership, an At-Large Member.

“Dannette is truly dedicated to Florida’s hospitality industry, will be a fantastic representative for our great state and certainly an asset to the ISHAE Board of Directors,” said Carol Dover, President and CEO of the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association. “We are pleased to continue our partnership with ISHAE and always proud to ensure Florida is involved in the global conversation.”

ISHAE provides professional development and networking opportunities for lodging association executives and represents the unified voice of state lodging associations in collaboration with our national industry partners. For more information on ISHAE please visit

Dannette joined the FRLA team in 1997. In addition to her role as Director of Membership, she serves as Regional Director for eight local chapters: Pinellas, Hillsborough, Manatee, Desoto, Sarasota, Polk, Central Florida and the Space Coast. Dannette came to FRLA with more than fifteen years of marketing, special event and sales management experience. For more information about FRLA, please visit


About the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association
FRLA is Florida’s premier non-profit hospitality industry trade association. Our mission is to ‘Protect, Educate and Promote’ Florida’s $82 billion hospitality industry which represents 23% of Florida’s economy and more than 1.1 million employees – making it the state’s number one industry. We offer regulatory compliance and food safety training needs (RCS and SafeStaff®); industry developed career-building high school programs (FRLAEF); sponsor the only event in Florida exclusively serving the restaurant and foodservice industry (FR&L Show, September 27-29, 2016 in Orlando); and we safeguard the needs of the hospitality industry by providing legislative advocacy. We represent and serve more than 10,000 independent and household name members, suppliers, and theme parks. For more information, go to and find us on Twitter @FRLAnews, Facebook and YouTube.