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CIC Announces 2017 CMP Governance Commission

Nov 29, 2016
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The Convention Industry Council (CIC) announces the members of the 2017 Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) Governance Commission. The governing body is comprised of CMPs who represent all sectors of the CMP community including association, government, independent and incentive planners, industry suppliers, destination professionals, catering professionals and meeting management educators.

The mission of the commission is to set the strategic direction of the CMP program, the  policies governing its operation, and the standards which ensure that the CMP  remains current and sets the requirements necessary to be successful in the meeting management profession. 

“Next year will be a busy year for the CMP Governance Commission and I know this group of dedicated meeting professionals will be up for the task,” said Matthew DiSalvo, CMP, Chair, 2017 CMP Governance Commission. “I look forward to working with all of them.”
The following individuals were elected to serve on the 2017 CMP Governance Commission:
Matthew J. DiSalvo, CMP
Chief Sales Officer
SER Exposition Services

Vice Chair
Erin Tench, CMM, CMP
Executive Director
Pennsylvania Pink Zone

Immediate Past Chair
Janet Sperstad, CMP
Program Director
Madison Area Technical College
Commission Members:

Agnes Canonica, CMM, CMP
Global Director, Strategic Meeting Management
Advanced Health Media
Barbara Connell, CAE, CMP
Chief Operating Officer
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Aleka Garcia, CMM, CMP-HC
Director, Strategic Meeting Management
Pacific Communications
Timothy Glanzer, CMP
Executive Director of Convention Services
MGM Resorts - Mirage/Bellagio - Las Vegas, NV
Verena Jandak-Hollenthoner, CMP
Marketing Manager, US, Canada, Australia, India
Vienna Convention Bureau
Leslie Jones, CAE, CMP
Manager, Conference Operations
American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.
Steven Lorenz, CMP
Strategic Account Manager
Meetings & Incentives Worldwide, Inc.

Robert Webb, CMP
Senior Director of Event Management Svcs.

Public Member
Donnell G. Bayot, Ph.D., CHE, CPCE, CFBE
Director of Academic Affairs
The International School of Hospitality