Council of Delegates

Larry Arnaudet
Exhibition Services & Contractors Association (ESCA)

David Audrain
Executive Director
Society of Independent Show Organizers (SISO)

Allison Batres
Senior Vice President
Federation Congress Organizing Entities Latin American and Allied (COCAL)

Steve Bova, CAE
Executive Director
Financial and Insurance Conference Planners (FICP)

Cathy Breden, CMP, CAE
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE)

Jeff Chase
Chair, Sustainability for Events Industry Council

Mark Cooper
CEO
International Association of Conference Centers (IACC)

Lanie Denslow
Protocol & Diplomacy International/Protocol Officers Association (PDI-POA)

Matt DiSalvo, CMP
Chair, CMP Governance Commission for Events Industry Council

Bonnie B. Fedchock, CAE
Executive Director
National Association for Catering and Events (NACE)

Marie Fredette, CAE
Executive Director
International Association of Speakers Bureaus (IASB)

Robert A. Gilbert, CHME, CHBA
President & CEO
Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI)

Kimberly Gishler
President & CEO
Corporate Event Marketing Association (CEMA)

Kevin Hinton
Chief Excellence Officer
Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE)

Russell R. Kice, CMP
President
Convention Sales Professionals International (CSPI)

Amy Lotz, CAE, HMCC
Executive Director
Healthcare Convention and Exhibitors Association (HCEA)

Nan Marchand Beauvois
Vice President, National Councils & General Manager, ESTO
U.S. Travel Association (USTA)

Brad Mayne, CFE
President & CEO
International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM)

Lynn McCullough
CEO
Event Service Professionals Association (ESPA)

Kimberly Miles, CMP
Senior Vice President - Operations
American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA)

Karen Nedbal
Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors International

Agnes Ntombela
Operations Manager
Southern African Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI)

Mathias Posch
International Association of Professional Congress Organizers (IAPCO)

Christie Pruyn, CAE, CIS
Executive Director
International Live Events Association (ILEA)

Fran Rickenbach, CAE, IOM
Executive Vice President
Association of Destination Management Executives International (ADME-I)

John Rissi
Chair, APEX Standards Committee for Events Industry Council

Susan Robertson, CAE
Executive Vice President
ASAE & The Center for Association Leadership

Monica Robinson
Executive Director
National Coalition of Black Meeting Planners (NCBMP)

Rev. Harry Schmidt
President/CEO
Religious Conference Management Association (RCMA)

Deborah Sexton, FASAE
President & CEO
Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA)

Martin Sirk
CEO
International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA)

Stacy Tetschner
CEO
National Speakers Association (NSA)

Pamela Valenzuela, CAE
Executive Director
Society of Government Meeting Professionals (SGMP)

Paul Van Deventer
President & CEO
Meeting Professionals International (MPI)

Tina Wehmeir, CMP, CAE
CEO
AMC Institute (AMCI)

Don Welsh
CEO
Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI)