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2019-2020 COMMITTEES

Bylaws and Governance

This committee is charged with routinely reviewing all of AAHOA's governing documents. This committee also considers proposed changes to these documents and provides guidance to the board on potential changes.

Nishant (Neal) Patel
Chair

Rachel Humphrey
Staff Liaison (Non-Voting)

Jagruti Panwala
Committee Member

Biran Patel
Committee Member

Vinay Patel
Committee Member

Janendra (Jan) Gautam
Committee Member

Ashwin (Ash) Patel
Committee Member

Dipesh Patel
Committee Member

Hemant Patel
Committee Member

Hitesh Patel
Committee Member

Hitesh (HP) Patel
Committee Member

Mayur (Mike) Patel
Committee Member

Mike Patel
Committee Member

Convention

Composed of members of the AAHOA Board of Directors, this committee serves as a forum for the exchange of ideas on the AAHOA Convention.



Biran Patel

Chair

Akshar Patel
Staff Liaison (Non-Voting)

Kalpesh Joshi
Committee Member

Purvi Panwala
Committee Member

Bharat Patel
Committee Member

Chetan (Chet) Patel
Committee Member

Kapil Patel
Committee Member

Lina Patel
Committee Member

Sanjay (Sam) Patel
Committee Member

Sunil Patel
Committee Member

Imesh Vaidya
Committee Member

Education and
Professional Development

This committee develops ideas for timely and relevant education and professional-development programs for AAHOA members.

Nalini Patel
Chair

Nimisha Patel

Board Liaison (Non-Voting)

Kathija (Kat) Mohammed
Staff Liaison (Non-Voting)

Minakshi (Mina) Dahya
Committee Member

Niraj Dhanani
Committee Member

Himesh Jeram
Committee Member

Mahmood Khan
Committee Member

Libby Lok
Committee Member

Devendra Patel
Committee Member

Jay Patel
Committee Member

Mahavir Patel
Committee Member

Nalini Patel
Committee Member

Pimal Patel
Committee Member

Rahul Patel
Committee Member

Finance and Audit

This committee reviews monthly financial statements and helps develop the association's annual budget.

Vinay Patel
Co-Chair

Tarun Patel
Co-Chair

Nishant (Neal) Patel
Board Liaison (Voting)

Kathryn Stone

Staff Liaison (Non-Voting)

Bhavesh Patel
Committee Member

Dilipkumar (Danny) Patel
Committee Member

Kapil Patel
Committee Member

Naresh (Nash) Patel
Committee Member

Roshan Patel
Committee Member

Sunil Patel
Committee Member

Nick Trivedi
Committee Member

Franchise and Industry Relations

This committee provides a forum for the exchange of ideas on franchise-related issues and the hospitality industry.

Kalpesh Joshi
Chair

Bharat Patel

Board Liaison (Non-Voting)

Sheetul Rayeed

Staff Liaison (Non-Voting)

Dharmesh Ahir
Committee Member

Ankit Panchal
Committee Member

Ajay Patel
Committee Member

Amish Patel
Committee Member

Janak Patel
Committee Member

Mahendra (MZ) Patel
Committee Member

Maulesh Patel
Committee Member

Jyoti Sarolia
Committee Member

Mili Shah

Committee Member

Pratik Trivedi
Committee Member

Government Affairs

This committee reviews and makes recommendations on AAHOA PAC activity to the board. It also provides feedback on AAHOA's legislative priorities.

Hiren Govind
Chair

Lina Patel
Board Liaison (Non-Voting)

Jordan Heiliczer

Staff Liaison (Non-Voting)

Vipul Dayal
Committee Member

Digvijay (Danny) Gaekwad
Committee Member

Lynn Mohrfeld
Committee Member

Mahesh Patel
Committee Member

Navnit (Nav) Patel
Committee Member

Pratik Patel
Committee Member

Rahul Patel
Committee Member

Kiran Shah
Committee Member

Mahesh Shah

Committee Member

GJ Zala
Committee Member

Independent Hoteliers

This group makes recommendations to the board on how to increase the engagement of independent hoteliers in AAHOA and make membership even more valuable to this audience.

Komal (Tina) Patel
Chair

Kamalesh (KP) Patel

Board Liaison (Non-Voting)

Brandon Jackson

Staff Liaison (Non-Voting)

Nisat Bhatti
Committee Member

Rajesh Desai
Committee Member

Anand Patel
Committee Member

Miraj Patel
Committee Member

Rashmikant (Haji) Patel
Committee Member

Ravi Patel
Committee Member

Smita Patel
Committee Member

Sunil (Sunny) Patel
Committee Member

Mike Riverside

Committee Member

Strategic Planning

This committee is a venue for focused discussion, feedback, and recommendations for the strategic direction of AAHOA.

Biran Patel
Chair

Rachel Humphrey

Staff Liaison (Voting)

Jagruti Panwala
Committee Member

Vinay Patel
Committee Member

Nishant (Neal) Patel
Committee Member

Mahesh (Mike) Amin
Committee Member

Bakulesh (Buggsi) Patel
Committee Member

ChandraKant (CK) Patel
Committee Member

Girish (Gary) Patel
Committee Member

Sawan Patel
Committee Member

Harish (Harry) Pattni

Committee Member

Imesh Vaidya
Committee Member

Past Chairmen Council

Composed of longtime AAHOA leaders, these committee members know AAHOA's institutional history. Its members actively participate in the Strategic Planning, Bylaws & Governance, and Finance & Audit committees. 

Hitesh (HP) Patel
2018 Chairman

Bhavesh Patel 
2017 Chairman

Bruce Patel 
2016 Chairman

Jay (Jimmy) Patel

2015 Chairman

Pratik Patel
2014 Chairman

Mehul Patel
2013 Chairman

Alkesh Patel
2012 Chairman

Hemant Patel
2011 Chairman

ChandraKant Patel
2010 Chairman

Tarun Patel
2009 Chairman
Ashwin (Ash) Patel
2008 Chairman

Dilipkumar (Danny) Patel
2007 Chairman
2019-2020 PCC Chair

Mukesh Mowji
2006 Chairman

Manhar (MP) Rama
2005 Chairman

Naresh (Nash) Patel
2004 Chairman

Hitesh Bhakta
2003 Chairman

Mahesh (Mike) Amin
2002 Chairman

Dhansukh Patel
2001 Chairman

Bakulesh (Buggsi) Patel
2000 Chairman

Ramesh Surati
1999 Chairman
Mike Patel
1998 Chairman

Jayanti (JP) Rama
1997 Chairman

JK Patel
1996 Chairman

Bharat Shah
1995 Chairman

Harish (Harry) Pattni
1994 Chairman

Nitin Shah
1993 Chairman

Ravi Patel
1992 Chairman

Hasmukh (HP) Rama
1991 Chairman

Rachel Humphrey
Staff Liaison