City of Pasadena City of Pasadena
  Pasadena Center Operating Company Board  
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Address: 300 E. Green St.
Pasadena CA 91101
Hours: 4th Wed of Each Month At 4:00 PM
Meeting Location Call for location.
Agendas Click here to view the PCOC agendas
Phone: 626-793-2122 x225
Established By Ordinance 5128,25 September 1973; Agreement 9181,
2 October 1973, as amended.
Composition 15 members. The Mayor shall nominate 9 members from persons recommended by the other 7 Councilmembers and the Tournament of Roses (TOR). Such nominations shall include the City Manager and his/her authorized representative, and a member of the City Council. The Mayor may nominate 1 person with an economic interest in commercial real property situated within the proposed midtown/civic auditorium sub-district. The major hotels in the City may nominate 1 representative per hotel for a total of at least 4 members. A major hotel is defined herein as a property of over 250 rooms. All nominations are subject to ratification by the City Council. Pasadena residency is not required for TOR position.
Term of Office 3 years. Limited to two consecutive terms, except for the City Council and the City Manager or his or her designee.
Purpose and Function The Pasadena Center Operating Company (PCOC) is a private, non-profit corporation (401 C 4) formed in 1973 to manage the Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau, Pasadena Convention Center, Pasadena Civic Auditorium and the Pasadena Ice Skating Center and such other City facilities as may be assigned by the City Council.

The PCOC has responsibility to ensure that Pasadena’s facilities are effectively and efficiently managed while improving the local economy, adding value for our customers, residents, workers and businesses within the City of Pasadena. The Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is the official destination marketing organization for the City of Pasadena. The CVB stimulates the local economy though sales and marketing efforts by increasing visits from tourist, business travelers and conventions who generate overnight lodging, restaurant and shopping revenues.
Required Background An understanding of the operations of a multifaceted City-owned complex is prerequisite.
Time Requirements Approximately three hours monthly for regular meetings, plus extensive, though variable, time on committee and special project assignments.
CEO Michael Ross
Chairperson Gene Gregg, Jr., Chair
Staff Rep Chief Executive Officer: Michael Ross
Commission Members
Name Nominating 
Term Expires
Steve Mermell City Manager N/A
Joe Titizian Hotel 6/30/16
Steven Parker Hotel 6/30/15
Vacant At Large 6/30/18
Archie C. Purvis At Large / District 3 6/30/18
Benito Benitez Hotel 6/30/17
Steven G. Madison City Council N/A
Dianne Philibosian At Large / District 6 6/30/16
Paul Little At Large / District 2 6/30/17
Ann E. Clary At Large / District 7 6/30/16
Mike Owen Hotel 6/30/16
Michael De Leon Mayor / Property Owner 6/30/11
Felicia Williams At Large/District 2 6/30/17
Richard McDonald At Large/ District 6 6/30/16
Gene E. Gregg, Jr., Chair Tournament 6/30/16

Last Updated:  07/23/15