Usher this year served as vice-chair of the association.
Hotelzon head of UK marketing and business intelligence Juliet Price has been elected the 2010 vice-chair.
Price has been involved with the HBAA executive committee since 2008 and set up the HBAA Academy this year to provide training and professional to individuals.
Her new remit at the HBAA will be to help raise the association's profile and boost membership.
HBAA executive director Peter Ducker said: "Juliet's first-class knowledge of the travel and corporate sectors will provide expertise to the executive committee. We look forward to her input as the association steps up the pace for the decade."
"With just two years until the London Olympics, there has been no better time to be involved in the very necessary combined effort and teamwork promoted by the HBAA to showcase our industry at its best," said Price.