Friday, September 28, 2012

DCU Center General Manager Receives State Award

DCU Center's General Manager, Sandra L. Dunn has been nominated and selected to receive the Larry D. Meehan Award, given by the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism.

The Massachusetts Annual Governor's Conference on Travel and Tourism is the premier annual gathering of the Commonwealth's tourism industry. Now in its 25th year, the conference will be held on Massachusetts Day, Thursday, Sept 20, at the BIG E in West Springfield.

Since 1997, Dunn has held the position of General Manager for the city-owned Arena and Convention Center in Worcester, MA. Dunn oversaw the construction and grand opening of the Convention Center in 1997 and has taken a leadership role in the current 17.5M expansion and renovation project of the 14,500 seat Arena. She has been an instrumental contributor to Central Massachusetts and the Greater Worcester region for more than 15 years, having served on several volunteer boards and participated in many community outreach programs. Currently, Dunn serves on the Worcester Municipal Research Bureau Board of Directors (Former Chair), Worcester Business Development Corporation Board of Directors, Worcester Sharks Booster Club (Member), Destination Worcester Executive Committee and Economic Development Coordinating Council Committee.