About Capital Region USA
Learn More About Capital Region USA
Capital Region USA (CRUSA) is the official regional destination marketing organization promoting Washington, DC, Virginia and Maryland internationally, in partnership with Destination DC, the Virginia Tourism Corporation, the Maryland Office of Tourism Development and the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority.
More overseas travelers staying longer and spending more money, achieved through the leveraging of public and private investments to promote a regional travel experience that supports our customer's buying habits.
View Our Annual Report
Click here to view CRUSA's Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2022.
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Board of Directors
Virginia Tourism Corporation:
Rita McClenny, President & CEO
Diane Bechamps, Vice President, Marketing
Heidi Johannesen, Global Marketing Director
Maryland Office of Tourism Development:
Liz Fitzsimmons, Managing Director of the Division of Film, Tourism & The Arts
Marci Ross, Assistant Director, Tourism Development
Rich Gilbert, Travel Trade Sales Manager
Elliott L. Ferguson II, President & CEO
Theresa Belpulsi, Vice President, Tourism
Robin McClain, Vice President, Marketing & Communications
Chair – Liz Fitzsimmons
Vice Chair – Theresa Belpulsi
Secretary/Treasurer – Heidi Johannesen