2020-2021 Committee Chairs

 

Annual Conference & Expo

Annual Conference & Expo (ACE) Logistics & Experiences Chair - Meagan Cook

MEGAN Cook HEADSHOTSenior Event Sales & Meeting Director
The Link Events

 

Annual Conference & Expo (ACE) Logistics & Experiences Co-Chair - Kristin Parks

Kristin Parks headshotCo-Founder
Circosphere Entertainment

 

ACE Content & Programming Chair - 

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ACE Content & Programming Co-Chair - Barcu Sahmali

Burcu SahmaliNational Sales Manager
MGM Resorts International

 


Awards & Recognition

Awards & Recognition Chair - Deanna Zercher, CMP

Deanna Zercher headshotSenior Event Specialist, Rewards Solutions
Aon

 

Awards & Recognition Co-Chair - Susan Piel, CMP, CMM

Susan Piel headshotMeeting and Event Consultant
Spiel Planning

 


CMP/CMM Education

CMP/CMM Education Chair - Lisa Burkett, CMP, CMM, HMCC

Lisa Burkett HeadshotMeeting & Event Manager
Freelance Factotum

 

CMP/CMM Education Co-Chair - Brigid Neff, CMP

Brigid Neff HeadshotMeeting Planner Manager
Stanford Conferences 


Communications

Communications Chair - Marykay Lui

Marykay Lui Headshot 1National Sales Director - Northern CA & Pacific North West
Long Beach CVB 

 

Communications Co-Chair - Kimberley Patten

Kimberley Patten HeadshotSenior Sales & Marketing Manager
Metro Events

 

Corks & Forks

Culinary Event Chair - Samantha Marie

Samantha Marie Headshot   Event & Artist Director
   OmniEra Life
   

 

 

Culinary Event Co-Chair - Andrew Verducci

Andrew Verducci Headshot   Founder and CEO 
   Verducci Event Productions


Emerging Professionals

Emerging Professionals Chair - Jill Schnaps

Jill-Schnaps-Headsot-e1535473787186-275x300Account Executive
360 Destination Group

 

 

Emerging Professionals Co-Chair - Robert Leyva

Robert Leyva HeadshotDirector of Business Development
Cappa & Garham Terramar


Gala

Gala Chair - Samantha Marie

Samantha Marie HeadshotEvent & Artist Director
OmniEra Life

Gala Co-Chair - TBD

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion 

DE&I Chair - Carolynn Santos

Carolynn_head shot 2Strategic and Intentional Experience Creator

 

DE&I Co-Chair - Kerri Metcalf

Kerry Metcalf headshotNational Sales Director - Northwest
Lowes Hotel & Co

 


Marketing

Marketing Chair - Samantha Gonzalez, CMP

Samantha Gonzalez headshot cropAccount Manager

 

Marketing Co-Chair - Jenny Padilla

Jenny Padilla HeadshotEmployee Events Manager
Workday

 


Nominations

Nominations Chair - Chelsea Marshburn, CMP, DMCP

Chelsea Marshburn headshot 2019   Director of Experience Design
   PRA Northern California
   

Partnerships

Partnerships Chair - Michel Sayo

Michel Sayo Headshot

Business Development 

Partnerships Co-Chair (ACE) - Rex Maxion

Rex Maxion 2019 HeadshotSales Manager
Visit Oakland

Partnerships Co-Chair - Anne Marie Mourhess

Anne Marie Mourhess headshotNational Sales Manager
Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau



Education & Programming

Education & Programming Chair - Ron Foxworthy, CMP, CMM

Ron Foxworthy HeadshotDirector, Event Operations
streamlinevents, Inc.

 

Education & Programming Co-Chair - Kim Clary

Kim Clary HeadshotDirector of Client Success
Odyssey Teams

 


Recruitment

Recruitment Chair - Jordan Wong, CMP

Jordan Wong HeadshotSenior Sales Manager

Recruitment Co-Chair - Sue Meylan, CMP

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Vice President, Sales & Events
Cappa & Graham Terramar


Retention

Retention Chair - Bonnie Hoag, MBA

Bonnie black-whiteMarketing Consultant

Retention Co-Chair - Marshall Jones, CMP, CASE

Marshall Jones HeadshotVice President, Regional Sales
Prestige Global Meeting Source

 


Volunteer Development

Volunteer Development Chair - Simone Papapietro

Simone Papapietro Headshot crop

Supervisor, Collaboration + Engagement Services 
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

 

 

Volunteer Development Co-Chair - Stephanie Spooner, CMP

Stephanie Spooner HeadshotEvents & Program Management Professional 

 

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