"Education is a priceless gift."

Scholarship Recipient Sukki Jahnke

MPI Arizona Sunbelt Chapter

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"Education is a priceless gift."

Scholarship Recipient Sukki Jahnke

MPI Arizona Sunbelt Chapter

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MPI Foundation
ADVANCING OUR INDUSTRY BY
[STRENGTHENING OUR PEOPLE]

MPI Foundation provided emergency funding to MPI Belgium Chapter for support following the terrorist attack in Belgium.

MPI Foundation Major Grant Awardee, MPI Belgium Chapter

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MPI Foundation provided emergency funding to MPI Belgium Chapter for support following the terrorist attack in Belgium.

MPI Foundation Major Grant Awardee, MPI Belgium Chapter

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MPI Foundation
ADVANCING OUR INDUSTRY BY
[GROWING OUR COMMUNITIES]

MPI Foundation funds training for adults with autism to work in the meetings and events industry.

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MPI Foundation funds training for adults with autism to work in the meetings and events industry.

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MPI Foundation
ADVANCING OUR INDUSTRY BY
[CHAMPIONING OUR CAUSES]

Global Board of Trustees

 

2019 Executive Committee

Carole-McKellar

Chair - MPI Foundation

Carole McKellar, MA, CMM Chartered FCIPD
Vice President EMEA
HelmsBriscoe

Manchester, United Kingdom

Chandra Allison

Chair-Elect - MPI Foundation

Chandra Allison
Senior Vice President of Sales
Venetian/Palazzo Resort Hotel & Casino
Las Vegas, Nevada USA

jim-russell

Immediate Past Chair

Jim Russell
Executive Vice President, Sales
The Freeman Company
Dallas, Texas USA

GBOT-Todd-Marinko

Vice Chair - Programs

Todd Marinko
Group Vice President, Marketing
PSAV
Dallas, Texas USA

GBOT-Bruce-Gudenberg

Vice Chair - Finance

Bruce Gudenberg
Executive Director, Industry Relations
Hilton
Washington, D.C. USA

brad-kent

Vice Chair - Development

D. Bradley Kent
Senior Vice President & Chief Sales Officer
VisitDallas
Dallas, Texas USA

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Vice Chair - Chapters

Trevor Lui
Founder
The Highbell Group
Ontario, Canada


Terms Expiring 2019

Dawn_Parisi

Dawn Parisi
Vice President of Field Sales
Wyndham Hotel Group

Parsippany, New Jersey USA

diana-voto

Diana Voto
National Sales Director
The Walt Disney Company
New York, New York USA


Terms Expiring 2020

GBOT-Jennifer-Beatty

Canada Council Chair

Jennifer Beatty
Managing Director
resiada
Toronto, Ontario Canada

Julie-A-Krueger

EMEA Council Chair

Julie Krueger
Business Development Director – International
Freeman Audio Visual
Dallas, Texas USA

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US Council Chair

Marti Winer
Vice President of Operations
MGM Resorts Event Productions
Las Vegas, Nevada USA

Gary Schirmacher

Gary Schirmacher
Senior Vice President, Industry Presence & Strategic Development
Experient, A Maritz Global Events Company
Denver, Colorado, USA

Susie-Townsend

Susie Townsend
Senior Vice President, Visitor Experience
Visit Indy
Indianapolis, Indiana USA


Terms Expiring 2021

Sarah-Soliman

Sarah Soliman Daudin, DES
President & CEO
Soliman Productions, Inc.
Orlando, Florida USA

Darren-Green

Darren Green
Senior Vice President, Sales
Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board
Los Angeles, California USA

Jonathan-Kaplan

Jonathan Kaplan
Vice President, Global Sales Strategy
InterContinental Hotels Group
Atlanta, Georgia USA

David-Kilman

David Kliman, CMM
President
The Kliman Group, Inc.
Santa Rosa, California USA

Vince-LaRuffa

Vince LaRuffa
Senior Vice President, Resort Sales & Marketing
Universal Orlando Resort
Orlando, Florida USA

Lisa-Messina

Lisa Messina
Vice President of Sales
Caesars Entertainment
Las Vegas, Nevada USA

joey-nevin

Joey Nevin
Vice-President, Sales & Marketing 
San Francisco Giants
San Francisco, California USA 

Ernest-Stovall

Ernest Stovall
Vice President of Sales
MGM Grand Hotel & Casino
Las Vegas, Nevada USA

Gina Samci

Gina Samci 
Senior Director, Global Accounts 
Marriott International 
Lincoln, Nebraska, USA