Pasadena Center Operating Company Board

Current Agenda

Meeting Information

Date:4th Wednesday of each month
Time:4:00 PM
Place:300 E. Green St.
Pasadena CA 91101
Meeting Location:Call for location.


Contact Information

Staff Rep:Michael Ross
Phone:626-793-2122 x225
CEO:Michael Ross
Chairperson:Tyron Hampton


PCOC Board Members

NameNominating AuthorityTerm Expires
Blair SalisburyMayor/Property Owner6/30/23
Tyron Hampton, ChairCity Council6/30/23
William ChuAt Large / District 76/30/22
Emina DarakjyAt Large / District 16/30/21
F. Phillip HospAt Large/District 76/30/22
Paul LittleAt Large / District 26/30/20
Louisa NelsonAt Large / District 76/30/20
Kim FerreiraAt Large / District 76/30/22
Archie C. PurvisAt Large / District 36/30/21
Eric DuyshartCity Manager6/30/22
David EadsTournament6/30/22
Paul LeclercHotel6/30/21
Joe TitizianHotel6/30/22
Mike OwenHotel6/30/22
Siamak NassirpourHotel6/30/23



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.


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.

Time Requirements

Approximately three hours monthly for regular meetings, plus extensive, though variable, time on committee and special project assignments.

Required Background

An understanding of the operations of a multifaceted City-owned complex is prerequisite.


By Ordinance 5128,25 September 1973; Agreement 9181,
2 October 1973, as amended. – Established in Title 2 – Article IV of the Municipal Code

Term of Office

3 years. Limited to two consecutive terms, except for the City Council and the City Manager or his or her designee.