MPI AZ Black & Gold Awards Gala

June 10th, 2022
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Top Performing Chapter Award
Honorary Achievment Chapter Award




About Our Chapter

With more than 300 members, MPI Arizona Sunbelt promotes excellence in the meetings industry through education, certification, advocacy and business alliances. The chapter hosts a number of special events annually, including EduCon and the MPI/HSMAI Golf Tournament.

When you join MPI Arizona Sunbelt, you become part of an organization dedicated to your personal and career success. You’ll connect with the innovative learning, passionate people and big ideas that will empower you to become an agent of change and reinvent the world.


MPI's Arizona Sunbelt Chapter

Congratulations to our 2022-23 MPI AZ Chapter Officers and Board of Directors:

President: Terrie Rickard, ADI Meetings & Incentives, LLC
President-Elect: Mary Anne Whittle, CMP, Arizona Farm Bureau
Immediate Past President: Donna Robinson, CMP, CMM, A4LE
Vice President, Education: Amber May, CMP, CMM, FOREVER AMBER 365 Events
Vice President, Finance: Michelle Huebner, CMP, Great Wolf Lodge
Vice President, Communication: Sukki Jahnke, CMP, The GLO Group
Vice President, Membership: Kerri O'Brien Rose, CMP, Independent Planner
Director, Membership: Gordon Murray, Flash Photo Video
Director, Strategic Alliances: Deborah Lahti, Visit Phoenix
Director, Special Educational Projects: Lisa Tucker, Topaz Meeting Solutions
2021-22 Board of Directors

"The Arizona Sunbelt Chapter was victorious last year in overcoming obstacles, transforming our business model, being resilient and strong to ensure we can continue to support our members through career building education, collaboration, networking and professional development.  This is your chapter, your community, your network, your industry support and TOGETHER we will continue to emerge from the ashes like a phoenix rising, stronger than ever.

On behalf of the 2021-2022 Board of Directors, stay strong, stay connected and we hope to see you at our events this year!"


- Donna Robinson, CMM, CMP, MPI Arizona Sunbelt Chapter President

MPI Chapter Membership Population

Planners: 89
Suppliers: 102
Students: 3
Faculty: 3
Other: 5

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