Convention & Visitors Bureau Advisory Board


Meetings take place at 8 a.m. on the second Wednesday in October, December, February, April, June and August. Meetings are held in the Allen City Hall Council Conference Room, 305 Century Parkway.

Agendas and minutes

Current meeting agendas are posted 72 hours prior to meetings on the City meeting calendar. Sign up for NotifyMe to receive meeting notices that include a link to the agenda.

Meeting minutes can be found in the online open records portal.

Board Members

Place Number
Board Members
Term Expiration Date
Place No. 1
Kirk Arnold
Sept. 30, 2023
Place No. 2
Sarah Bassham Sept. 30, 2024
Place No. 3
Daren Meis
Sept. 30, 2025
Place No. 4
Karen Yates
Sept. 30, 2024
Place No. 5
Kira Boone
Sept. 30, 2023
Place No. 6 Crystella McIvor, Vice Chair Sept. 30, 2024
Place No. 7 Karen Musa, Chair Sept. 30, 2023


The Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) Advisory Board advises the City Council and CVB staff on matters related to convention and tourism. Contact the CVB Director Karen Cromwell at 214.509.4670 for more information.