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2021-2022 Board Slate

The MPI TN 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.

Officers - 2021-2022 Term

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 2021-2022 term.


Name and Company

President Melanie Blanche, CMP
Aloft Nashville West End
Immediate Past President Jill Kopecky
Neste Live!
 Vice President, Finance

Sarah Freeman

Evolution Event Solutions

 Vice President, MembershipValerie Summers, DMCP
Gary Musick Productions Inc
 Vice President, Communications

Erica Monroe

Helms Briscoe

Vice President, EducationCayce Brasel


Directors (Board members) - 2021-2022 Term

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. 


Name and Company

Director of Strategic Alliances

Don Osborn

Wildhorse Saloon

Director of Special ProjectsHolly Carpenter
A. Marshall Hospitality
Director of Leadership & Professional Development

Stephanie Harmon, CMP

TopGolf Nashville

Director of Member Recruitment

Tara Henderson, CMP

Destination Musick City

Director of Member Retention

Beci Ruzek

Southern Gifting Co

Director of Monthly Meetings

Michael Farrell


Director of CommunicationsDaniel Camp
Hayes Street Hotel
Director of Educational ConferencesTina Gionis
Tina Gionis Photography
Director of OperationsTara Moore, CMP
Evolution Event Solutions 


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