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Shelli Mahan, HTA Alternate Trustee {Photo and biography coming soon.}


Bernice CorreaBernice Correa, SPHR, HTA Alternate Board Trustee, is a Human Resources professional with over 25 years of experience in the Hotel Industry. She began her career with ITT Sheraton (now Starwood Hotels and Resorts) and has worked at several Starwood Branded properties in the Los Angeles/Long Beach/San Diego areas. In 2001, Bernice joined Hilton Worldwide as the opening Director of Human Resources at a property located in Orange County. Bernice graduated from Cal State Dominguez Hills with a B.A. in Labor Studies. In November of 2008, she transferred to the iconic Beverly Hilton Hotel as the Assistant Director of Human Resources and assumed the Director of Human Resources (her current role) in March of 2012.


Celsa PhotoCelsa Zamora-Padilla, HTA Alternate Board Trustee, is the current Director of Human Resources at the Sheraton Los Angeles Downtown Hotel. Celsa began her hospitality career in 2002 as Human Resources Coordinator for Starwood Hotels & Resorts at the Westin Century Plaza Hotel & Spa and St. Regis Los Angeles, supporting 700+ associates in the complexed operation. In 2005, she was promoted to Human Resources Manager at the 350-room Westin Pasadena, where she was awarded Manager of the Year in her first year at the property. In 2009, Celsa was promoted to Director of Human Resources for the Westin Pasadena. She stayed on to continue leading the HR function at the property as it transitioned out of Starwood management in August 2011. In May of 2013, Celsa rejoined Starwood Hotels and Resorts as the Director of Human Resources for the Sheraton Los Angeles Downtown and led the transition of the 485-room hotel into a Starwood managed hotel. Celsa is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles with a BS in Biology. On her personal time, Celsa enjoys spending her time with her husband, her 8 and 17 year old sons and their 3 dogs.


Kristin ReegKristin Reeg, HTA Alternate Board Trustee, is the Airport Director for UNITE HERE Local 11. Kristin is a Southern California native who graduated from Pomona College in 1995. She joined UNITE HERE Local 11 in 1997 after working for several years in hotels and restaurants while interning with UNITE HERE in the Bay Area. For the past 17 years, she has worked in all aspects of union organizing, and has been proud to make concrete changes in the lives of thousands of workers. She currently directs UNITE HERE’s airport organizing program, where hundreds of workers have been enriched by HTA programs.