Tourism Bureau


  • Mike Arthur
  • Shane Carsrud
  • Amy Dion
  • Jim Ewers
  • Cree Glanz
  • Mayor Carolin Harvey, ex-officio
  • Rod Sievers
  • Casey Twomey
  • Kara Wilson


The Carbondale Convention and Tourism Bureau is responsible for:

  • Governing the Bureau, the direction of its work and the control of its property
  • Recommending contracts, budgets, policies and guidelines for the operation of Carbondale Tourism Bureau


  • 9 members appointed by the Mayor with consent of the Council
  • Appointed members must represent interests in:
    • Attractions within 1 1/2 miles of City limits
    • Lodging
    • Nightlife
    • Restaurants
    • Retail
    • Southern Illinois University
  • Mayor serves as ex-officio