Patti Mackey is the President and CEO of the Ketchikan Visitors Bureau, and has directed the organization’s operations and destination marketing strategies for twenty-two years. Mackey is past chair and one of three Southeast Alaska representatives to the Alaska Travel Industry Association board and past president of the Southeast Alaska Tourism Council. She chaired the ATIA Marketing committee- predating the Alaska Tourism Marketing Board, to which she was appointed in 2014 by Governor Sean Parnell. In March 2017, Patti was appointed to the tourism seat of the Marine Transportation Advisory board by Governor Bill Walker. Patti was born in Ketchikan, and has lived in the community for 35 years. She has been actively involved in many local organizations and is past president of the board of the Ketchikan Medical Center Foundation. Patti and her husband Charles have raised two sons, both of whom live and work in Alaska.