Otesaga Resort Hotel and Cooper Inn Assistant General Manager John Shideler was recently elected to the New York State Hospitality & Tourism Association’s board of directors. Shideler began his job in July after working at hotels and resorts in Virginia. 

As a member, Shideler will “lend his voice to help lead and protect the state’s hospitality and tourism industry using advocacy, education and resources as well as protect and enhance the financial welfare of the industry by being fiduciary responsible,” the release said.

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