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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 2023-24 MPI AZ Chapter Officers and Board of Directors:

President: Mary Anne Whittle, CMP, Arizona Farm Bureau
Immediate Past President: Terrie Rickard, ADI Meetings & Events, LLC
President-Elect: Amber May, CMP, CMM, FOREVER AMBER 365 Events
Vice President, Education: Shideh Doerr, Jabberyak
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, Education: Sarah Cunningham
Director, Membership: Jeremy Martorano, Latest Craze Productions

Director, Strategic Alliances: Deborah Lahti, Visit Phoenix
Director, Special Events & Fundraising: Timmesse Thompson, Timmesse Events

2023-24 Board of Directors



MPI Chapter Membership Population

Planners: 93
Suppliers: 110
Students: 5
Faculty: 2
Other: 6

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