Education Luncheon: Smart Apps for Smart Devices
March 20, 2024
Join us as we learn the latest apps to do almost anything at your next event! Remember...there's an app for that!

MPISSN's Swinging Soiree: 9-Hole Golf Tournament is NOW OPEN!
April 10, 2024
MPISSN's Swinging Soiree: 9-Hole Golf Tournament & Wine Tasting is on April 10th from 1PM-7PM

Overall Excellence Chapter Award



2023-2024 Board of Directors

Lauren Goff-1


Lauren Goff, CMP, CGMP | Medtronic

Yes, once a Mermaid, Lauren is mom to 5-year-old Atlas, who continues to remind her how proud he is that she is President.


President Elect

Marques Davison | Capitol Events Center

Lauren Siring

Immediate Past President

Lauren Siring, CMP, CGMP | See Monterey

I enjoy networking with my MPI peers and believe in building strong relationships to help fellow members maximize their membership within the SSN Chapter.  Even more so over a glass of wine!

Christina Bauders

VP Finance

Christina Bauders, CAE, CMP | Compass Management Solutions

Nikki Smith

VP Marketing & Communications

Nikki Smith | CVENT, Account Manager Event Cloud

I moved to Sacramento 5 years ago and found a wonderful group of people welcoming me into my new MPI Chapter. I made the switch from planner to vendor in the summer of 2021 and jumped into a role on the board in 2023. I have received scholarships over the years, job recommendations, new friends, all through MPI and by getting involved with my peers. Non work related, I have a love of travel, reading mysteries, and I am encouraging myself to get back into yoga this year. I hope to meet you at the next event! Namaste.


VP Membership

Jeff Dougherty | Visit Sacramento

Lauren Pontier-2

VP of Education

Lauren Pontier | HelmsBriscoe


Director of Education

Cristi Harris, CMP | California Medical Association

Maria -1

Director of Events

Maria Dempsey, CMM, DES, CSW | San Mateo Marriott

Karla Najera

Director of Marketing & Communications

Karla Najera | The San Francisco Peninsula, DMO

Jovan Samonte

Director of Membership

Jovan Samonte | PremiumShotz

Photos Courtesy of: Steve Pate-Newberry, SPN Photography

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