About Us

Union County Tourism

Union County Tourism is the official Destination Marketing Organization for Union County and the economic development leader dedicated to enhancing community vitality and quality of life through travel and tourism. Our staff promotes, develops, and highlights Union County as a premier destination for leisure, business, group tours, weddings, meetings, and sports travel. In doing so, we connect visitors to hospitality partners, lodging properties, and the owners of venues, restaurants, attractions, and shops.

Union County Tourism operates Union Station 1820, a year-round visitors center and gift shop. Make Union Station 1820, located at 109 E. Fifth St., Marysville, OH 43040, your first stop when visiting Union County. You'll find naturally crafted gift items, information on attractions, dining, shopping, and events, and assistance with your travel planning needs.

Union Station 1820 is open Tuesday – Friday, 12 – 6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Board of Trustees

Union County Tourism reports to a Board of Trustees and the Union County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Board terms for Union County Tourism are three-year commitments, and appointees may serve a maximum of two consecutive terms. To learn more about the process for board elections, or to apply, please contact Karen Eylon at keylon@unioncounty.org. 

Annually, the Board elects its President, Vice President, and Secretary. Union County Tourism manages five standing committees: the Agritourism Advisory Committee, the Arts & Culture Advisory Committee, the Competitive Events Advisory Committee, the Hospitality Advisory Committee, and the National Scenic Byway Advisory Committee.

The board meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 8 a.m. at the Union County Chamber of Commerce office or other locations, on occasion. Committee meetings are held at the direction and discretion of the individual committee chairs (typically quarterly).

2024 Board of Trustees

Tonya Mabry, Board President

Dalton Union Winery & Brewery

Chaz Freutel, Board Vice President

Marysville Entrepreneurial Center

Ashley Schwyn, Board Secretary

The Academy

Tim Dawson

Dawson Pizza Group/The Grainery

Cody Johnston

Anywhere With You Acres/The Grange Hall

Anna Krutowskis

City of Marysville

Atish Patel

Evolv Hotels

Tim Schacht

Ohio Till Farmstead

Jason Stanford

Village of Plain City

Career Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in joining the Union County Tourism team!

Union County Tourism (UCT) is the destination marketing organization for Union County, one of the fastest-growing counties in the U.S. Our team is comprised of passionate, hard-working, and innovative individuals who are excited to share all that Union County has to offer with leisure travelers, sporting event organizers, group tour operators, meeting planners, special event coordinators, and those who call Union County home.

As the economic development leader dedicated to enhancing community vitality and quality of life through travel and tourism, Union County Tourism offers opportunities to make a difference, grow, and excel in a culture of creativity. Join our team and help us keep the momentum going!

Current job opportunities are listed below. If you'd be a great fit for our dedicated team of tourism professionals, please see the instructions under each job posting.

Marketing & Creative Services


Union County Tourism is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Union County Tourism Team

Karen Eylon

Karen Eylon Director

Toni Sara

Toni Sara Welcome Center Manager