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2021-22 Board of Directors Slate

The MPI AZ Chapter Nominating Committee has selected the following individuals, whom we believe to have the skills, dedication and integrity to provide outstanding leadership to our chapter during their term of office. Please be aware that as a member in good standing you have the right to review and challenge the slate of directors as indicated in the chapter bylaws. If positions remain uncontested, the slate of officers will be considered approved by a unanimous vote after 30 days. Please congratulate and thank these members for their service.


The following slate of officers is elected by the Chapter Board of Directors. They are identified in this communication so members can view the full board proposed for the upcoming term.

PositionName and CompanyTerm
PresidentDonna Robinson, CMM, CMP2021-2022
President ElectTerrie Rickard
ADI Meetings and Events
Past PresidentMelanie Volkers, CHSE, CHDM
Delta Hotels by Marriott Phoenix Mesa
VP of Finance

Brian Hatchitt, CMP
State Farm Stadium

VP of MembershipKerri O'Brien Rose, CMP
Independent Planner
VP of EducationMary Anne Whittle, CMP2021-2022
VP of CommunicationsMichelle Huebner, CMP
Great Wolf Lodge Arizona

Directors (Board members)

The following slate of Board members is elected by the membership of the Chapter. This slate will be deemed elected by unanimous vote unless the slate is challenged as outlined in the chapter bylaws.

PositionName and CompanyTerm
Director of Special Events & FundraisingOpen2021-2022
Director of Strategic AlliancesOpen2021-2022
Director of MembershipOpen2021-2022
Director of Monthly ProgramsOpen2021-2022
Director of Special Educational ProjectsAmber May, CMP, CMM
Forever Amber 365 Events
Director of CommunicationsVanessa Gonzalez
Mesa Convention Center/Mesa Amphitheatre


Please direct any questions to:  Joanne Winter Email:  
A copy of the Chapter bylaws can be viewed at:

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