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2022-2023 Incoming Board


The Southern California 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 congratulate and thank these members for their service.




The following slate of officers is elected by the Chapter Board of Directors. 

Position Name and Company Term
President Amy Zelinsky, CMP, A to Z Meetings and Events 2022 - 2023
President Elect Mai Lim, CGMP, Associated Luxury Hotels International 2022 - 2023
Immediate Past President Amani Roberts, Amani Experience2022 - 2023
Vice President Communications Karly Watson, UCLA Conference Services
2022 - 2023
Vice President Education Monique Rodriguez, Rose Bowl Stadium 2022 - 2023
Vice President Finance DeShawn Wynn, CMP-HC, Wynning Touch Event Design 2022 - 2023
Vice President Leadership Development Braidy Barnett, BDI Events 2022 - 2023
Vice President Membership Miranda Shaft, Perkins Coie LLP2022 - 2023


Directors (Board members)


The following slate of Board members is elected by the membership of the Chapter.

Position Name and Company Term
Director, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Khris Uybengkee, ENCORE2022 - 2023
Director, Education Jennifer Minzey, Kaiser Permanente 2022 - 2023
Director, Education Natalie Fulton, CMP, Tourism New Zealand2022 - 2023
Director, Marketing Debra Mategrano, ENCORE 2022 - 2023
Director, Member Care Libby Zarrahy, CMP, Hotel Amarano 2022 - 2023
Director, Member Recruitment Steve McCleave, DMCP, SJ McCleave Events 2022 - 2023
Director, Social Media Jake Copesky, Beverly Hills Conference and Visitors Bureau2022 - 2023
Director, Special Events Chelsea Crowe, Van Wagner Productions2022 - 2023
Director, Strategic Sponsors Amanda White, BMW Performance Center2022 - 2023

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