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2023-2024 Nominations & Election

Serving on the board is extremely rewarding. The experience contributes to your personal and professional growth at the benefit of our chapter. Please consider joining the MPISSN leadership team! 

Nominations for the 2023-2024 Board of Directors is now OPEN!

Prospective candidates are planner members or supplier members who are in good standing, active in and familiar with chapter functions and events, willing to fulfill the obligations of office, have a history of involvement, accomplishment and dependable service, willing to contribute time, energy and creativity to the chapter.


Call for Nominations Timeline:

Dec 12. 2022Nominations Open
Jan 13. 2023Nominations Close
Jan 17. 2023        Nominee Interviews
Feb. 2023Nominating Committee to post Board Slate to Nominations Election page for 30 days
Mar. 2023Board Slate Approved
Mar. 2023Board Slate Submitted to MPI Global Headquarters


If interested in getting involved, submit your nomination interest on the form linked below or reach out to our Current Board of Directors and to read these brief Board of Director Descriptions.

Contact the 2022-2023 Immediate Past President, Sulema Peterson if you have any questions.


2023-2024 MPISSN Board Nominations Interest Form, click here.

February 1, 2022

The Sacramento Sierra Nevada 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.


Position Name and Company Term
(Insert Dates)
President Lauren Siring, CMP, CGMP
Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau
July 1, 2022- June 30, 2023
President Elect Lauren Goff, CMP, CGMP Senior Meeting & Events Sourcing Optimization Specialist, Medtronic July 1, 2022- June 30, 2023
Immediate Past President Sulema Peterson, Peterson and Associates July 1, 2022- June 30, 2023


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)
VP of Membership Marie Cicogni, Wyndam Sacramento July 1, 2022- June 30, 2023
Director of Recruitment and Retention Marques Davison, Capitol Events Center July 1, 2022- June 30, 2023
VP of Education Skye Menezes, CMP, California Medical Assn July 1, 2022- June 30, 2023
Director of Education Open July 1, 2022- June 30, 2023
VP of Marketing and Communications Leena Riggs, Rancho Cordova Travel and Tourism July 1, 2022- June 30, 2023
Director of Marketing and Communications Maggie Thyken Huss, Rancho Cordova Travel and Tourism July 1, 2022- June 30, 2023
Director of Special Events Jessica Bruns, Service Now July 1, 2022- June 30, 2023
Director of Strategic Alliance Open
VP of Finance Lindsay Poss, CalSAE July 1, 2022-June 30, 2022


Please direct any questions to: Immediate Past President Sulema Peterson

A copy of the Chapter bylaws can be viewed at:


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