CONVENTION AND VISITOR BUREAUS 8-11-2004
R. Moke (pronounced Mo-kee) McGowan has been named president of the
Long Island Convention and Visitors Bureau, to replace Michael
Hollander, who left in June to become a vice president of Long
Island Hotels LLC. McGowan, who starts Aug. 16, previously served
as the state tourism director for the South Carolina Department of
Parks, Recreation and Tourism.