Executive Committee



Susie Townsend
Chief Destination Experience Officer
Visit Indy
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Immediate-Past Chair
Jennifer Beatty, DES, HMCC

Director of Partnerships
Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC)
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Rebecca DeLuca, CMP
Vice President of Destination Sales
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA


Vice Chair - Finance
Antonio Ducceschi CMM, CHBA 

Chief Commercial Officer
Starhotels Group
Florence, Italy



Richard AllchidVice-Chair Business Development
Richard Allchild, CMP

Head of Sales North America
IMEX Group
Brighton, UK

Valeria-Serrano-SuzanVice-Chair Programs
Valeria Serrano, PCS

CTA Event Designer & DMC
Cancun, Mexico

Darlene-Kelly-StewartVice-Chair Chapters
Darlene Kelly-Stewart

Stonehouse Sales & Marketing Services
Richmond, Ontario, Canada

Terms Expiring 2024

Ernest-StovallErnest Stovall
Vice President of Sales, Catering and Conference Services
MGM Resorts | Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

darren-greenDarren Green
Chief Sales Officer
Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board
Los Angeles, California, USA


joey-nevinJoey Nevin 
Vice President
Giants Enterprises
San Francisco, California, USA 

Rich-ReasonsRich Reasons
Simpleview Inc.
Boulder, Colorado, USA



sarah-soliman-daudinSarah Soliman, DES
President & CEO
Soliman Productions, Inc.
Orlando, Florida, USA

Karin Davis
Vice President of Sales
The Venetian Resort
Las Vegas, Nevada USA

Terms Expiring 2025

Angie Ahrens Angie Ahrens, CMP Fellow, CMM
Director, Global Events
MRI Software
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

krzysztof-celuchDr. Krzysztof Celuch, CMM, CITE, CIS, HMCC, CED
Rector / Professor
Vistula School of Hospitality
Warsaw, Poland

brad-deanBrad Dean
Discover Puerto Rico
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Gary Murakami

Gary Murakami, GTP, GLP, CMP, CMM, DES
Vice President of Sales and Industry Relations
Teno Hospitality Group
San Francisco, California USA

Kimberly Napolitano, CASE
Executive Director, Industry Relations, and Intermediary Group Sales
Hilton Worldwide
McLean, Virginia, USA


john-ehlenfeldtJohn Ehlenfeldt, CDME, CMP
DEI Consulting and Strategy
Long Beach, California, USA

Terms Expiring 2026

Joe-MarcyJoe Marcy, CMP, CITP, CMM
Sr. Business Development Executive
See Monterey
Manhattan Beach, CA, USA

Brent Hill Brent Hill
Vice President, Global Sales
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
Orange Park, Florida, USA


Telesa Via
Head of Sales
IHG Hotels & Resorts
Washington D.C., USA

Alice Harrington-Caravello
Vice President, Account Sales & National
Group Sales
Marriott International
Bethesda, Maryland, USA

Heather Dow, CPhT, CAE, CPC (HC), HPDE, HMCC
Senior Manager
Events & Management Plus, Inc. 
Kingston, Ontario Canada

Brian Crumby, CED
Director of Sales - Key Accounts & Strategic Partnerships
Caesars Entertainment
Houston, Texas, USA