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2020-2021 Board Slate

The MPI PHL 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 new directors as indicated in the chapter bylaws. If positions remain uncontested, the slate of new directors 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.


Position Name and Company Term
(Insert Dates)
Katie Schultz, HMCC,

Director of Sales & Marketing, Chubb Hotel & Conference Center
Immediate Past President
Jennie Udell

Vice President, Stockton & Partners,Meetings and Events
President Elect
Nicole Benner, CMP

Clients Events Manager, BlankRome
Vice President of Membership
Brian Follet

Account Executive, Chubb Hotel & Conference Center
Vice President of Education
Gail Sullivan, CMP, HMCC, CIS

Senior Sourcing Manager, Maritz Travel
Vice President of Communications
Alayna M. Gardner

Events Sales Manager, Aqimero - Philadelphia
Vice President of Finance
Brian Stewart

Vice President of Sales at Clarity Experiences


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.


Position Name and Company Term
(Insert Dates)
Director, Special Events
Valerie Case

Sales Manager, Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau
Director, Venue Procurement
Lauren Curtolo

Manager of Meetings and Events, The Jack Miller Center
Director, Membership Retention
Rebecca Donahue

Director of Conference Services, The Westin Philadelphia
Director, Membership Recruitment
Miriam Rosenbaum

Conference & Event Planner, Lincoln Financial Group
Director, Sponsorships OPEN 2020-2021
Director, Monthly Programs
Danielle McCauley, CMP

Conference & Event Planner, Lincoln Financial Group
Director, Education Institute
Erica Mason

Senior Sales Manager,The Westin Philadelphia
Director, Leadership Development & Volunteer Recruitment
Linda Jones, HMCC, CMP

Sales Manager, Pennsylvania Convention Center
Director, MarComm
Kellie Mayrides

Account Executive, CORT


Please direct any questions to:  Xiomara Rivas at or 561.243.3073

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