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MPI Tampa Bay Area 2021-2022 Board





The MPI Tampa Bay Area 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 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 JC York, Classic Entertainment/Wise Guys  InterACTive Entertainment 2021-2022
Immediate Past President Nevar Campbell, CMP, Busch Gardens 2021-2022
President Elect Andy Dang, University South Florida- St. Petersburg 2021-2022
Vice President of Membership Sara Melvin, CMP, Marriott International 2021-2022
Vice President of Education Jody Hall, CMP, CED 2021-2022
Vice President of Communications Angelic Hodnett 2021-2022
Vice President of Special Events Mary Katsougrakis 2021-2022
Vice President of Finance Ashley Valentine, CMP, Visit Tampa Bay 2021-2022


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, Strategic Alliance Michelene Everett, Creative Event Partners 2021-2022
Director, Meetings Academy Vacant
Director, Social Media Amanda Walker, Visit Sarasota 2021-2022
Director, Networking Jennifer Eggan, The Westin Sarasota 2021-2022
Director, Chapter Collaboration Dolly Brown, Extravaganza Productions! 2021-2022
Director, Member Care Vacant  
Director, Chapter Educational Programs Jaclyn Rhodes, The Florida Aquarium 2021-2022


Please direct any questions to:  Xiomara Rivas at 561.243.3073



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