Who We Are

Travel Unity is a 501(c)(3) leveraging travel and tourism for individual and community empowerment.

The following individuals work with Travel Unity to achieve that goal.




Roni Weiss

Executive Director

Trish Meade

Senior Director, Programs

Travel Unity’s voting body is the Board of Directors, comprised of:


Romey Louangvilay

Acting President

Chair, Memberships & Partnerships Committee

Jeannette Ceja

Acting Vice President

Member, Media Committee

Sophia Hyder Hock

Acting Treasurer

Co-Chair, Governance & Oversight Committee


Ethan Gelber

Acting Secretary

Chair. Media Committee

Jim Brody

Member, Research & Consulting Committee

Dr. Damien L. Duchamp

Chair, Education Committee

Dr. Kristin Lamoureux, Ph.D.

Chair, Research & Consulting Committee

Member, Education Committee


Cindy VandenBosch

Co-Chair, Governance & Oversight Committee

Travel Unity is pleased to have an active Board of Advisors, including influential voices from within the spaces of travel/tourism, education, community engagement, and other relevant fields.

Members of the Board of Advisors include:

Jourdyn-Evonne Lee

Member, Memberships & Partnerships Committee

Roxanne Ward

Member, Media Committee

Member, Research & Consulting Committee