Awards

2018

President’s Awards

  • Kathy McAdams, Vice President, Convention Sales, Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board
  • John Malixi, Executive Director, Fast Track Hospitality Solutions

Committee Star Awards

  • Communications – Marylyn Atchue-Zuell, Global Account Director, Hospitality Performance Network Global
  • Community Service – Brian Chung, Senior National Sales Manager, Visit Baltimore
  • Emerging Professionals  – Jennifer Vaseleck, CMP, Meeting & Event Manager, Experient
  • Government Relations & Advocacy – Alex Hurd, Destination Expert, Discover Newport
  • Marketing – Megan Beresford, Meetings Manager, National Association of Attorneys General
  • Membership – Sherri Thadeus, Regional Director of Accounts, Virginia Beach
  • Professional Development – Danielle Foisy, FASAE, CASE, Director, Business Development & Industry Relations, Transportation Management Services (TMS)
  • Sponsorship – Geralyn Krist, CMP, Global Account Executive, Conference Direct

Rising Star Award: Kelly Ferrante, CMP, Senior Conference and Meetings Manager, National Association for College Admission Counseling

Outstanding Contributions to the Chapter Award: Joy Womack, CMP, Director, Event Management, Experient

Previous Years

2017

President’s Awards

Will Trokey, CMP, Director, Global Accounts, Omni Hotels and Resorts
Mary Kreins, Senior National Sales Director, Disney Destinations

Committee Star Awards

  • Communications – Will Trokey, CMP, Director, Global Accounts, Omni Hotels and Resorts
  • Community Service – Jennifer Bond, CMP, CMM, Director of Meetings and Events, American Farm Bureau Federation
  • Emerging Professionals  – Femke Morelisse, Sales Manager, North Atlantic Region, GES
  • Government Relations & Advocacy – Kelly Ferrante, Senior Conference and Meetings Manager, National Association for College Admission Counseling
  • Marketing – Megan Beresford, Conference Coordinator, National Association for Attorneys General
  • Membership – Rebecca Murphy, CMP, Senior Manager of Meetings, SCAI
  • Professional Development – Will Trokey, CMP, Director, Global Accounts, Omni Hotels and Resorts
  • Sponsorship – Dan Ketelson, Director of Sales, ALHI

Rising Star: John Malixi, Executive Director, Fast Track Hospitality Solutions

Outstanding Contributions to the Chapter Award: Rebecca Ramsey, Vice President of Association Channel Sales Corporate Events, PRG

2016

President’s Awards

  • Kelly Marks, Director of Meetings, Verto Solutions
  • John Rubsamen, Director of Meetings and Events, Americans for the Arts

Committee Star Awards

  • Communications – Tracie Howard, CMP, Meetings Manager, AcademyHealth
  • Community Service – Pam Lackland, CMP Emeritas, Vice President, ConferenceDirect
  • Emerging Professionals  – Heather Kyler, Director-Executive Services, Mechanical Contractors Association of America
  • Professional Development – Kelly Marks, Director of Meetings, Verto Solutions
  • Government Relations & Advocacy – Matthew Fox, Director of Registration, Meeting Management Services, Inc.
  • Sponsorship – Liz Dane, Regional Director, Visit St. Petersburg/Clearwater Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Membership – Damara Gomez, National Sales Director, Citywide Conventions, San Diego Tourism Authority
  • Marketing – Bel Hanson, Operations and Programs Manager, International Society for Computational Biology

Rising Star: Christine Frye, Account Executive, National Trade Productions

2015

President’s Award

  • Rebecca Ramsey, 2015 Chair and incoming 2016 Chair of Sponsorship

Committee Star Awards

  • Communications – Mark Harvey, CGMP, CMP, CMM, Director Meetings & Operations, Society of Government Meeting Planners
  • Community Service – Peter O’Brien, CMP, CASEA, Global Account Executive, Marriott International
  • Emerging Professionals  – Heather Kyler, Director-Executive Services, Mechanical Contractors Association of America
  • Professional Development – Annemarie O’Donoghue, CMP, Manager, Meetings & Sponsorship, American Gas Association
  • Government Relations & Advocacy – Rosa Mendoza-Friedheim, CASE, CDMP, Regional Director of Sales, Grater Ft. Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Sponsorship – Jennifer Erney, CMP, CASE, Director Global Accounts, FRHI Hotels & Resorts
  • Membership – Rebecca Murphy, CMP, Meeting Planner, National Association of College & University Business Officers
  • Marketing – Kristen M. Roget, CMP, Director Strategic Account Management, Experient

Rising Star: Katharine Gausmann, CMP, Program Manager, Principal Events, National Association Secondary School Principals

2014

President’s Awards

  • Kathy McAdams, CASE, Vice President of Convention Sales, Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board
  • Geralyn Krist, CMP, National Account Manager, Kansas City Convention & Visitors Association
  • Regina Rink, Senior Account Executive, JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa

Committee Star Awards

  • Communications – Sara Torrence, President, Torrence & Associates
  • Community Service – Peter O’Brien, Global Sales Manager, Marriott International
  • Emerging Professionals  – Heather Kyler, Director-Executive Services, Mechanical Contractors Association of America
  • Professional Development – Jim Kelley, VP – Industry Relations, PRG
  • Government Relations & Advocacy – Terence Donnelly, VP of Sales, Experient
  • Sponsorship – Donna Del Gallo, Associate VP Convention Sales, Discover the Palm Beaches
  • Membership – Katherine Gausmann, Membership & Meetings Manager, American Feed Industry Assn
  • Marketing – Brian Knaack, Meeting & Marketing Manager, US Pharmacopeia

Rising Star: Jennifer Erney, Director, Global Accounts, FRHI Hotels & Resort

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