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MPI AZ Annual Awards Gala
June 9, 2023
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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 & Events, 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
2022-23 Board of Directors

"TAKE ADVANTAGE of what MPI and your Arizona Sunbelt Chapter has to offer. I challenge you to choose your path of doing more or something different to enrich your membership and your professional skillset. Chart your course for success and enrichment this year. On behalf of the 2022-23 Board of Directors, we are here to support that for you.”

-Terrie Rickard, MPI Arizona Sunbelt Chapter President



MPI Chapter Membership Population

Planners: 94
Suppliers: 120
Students: 4
Faculty: 2
Other: 6

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