The mission of PCMA and the Capital Chapter is to be the leading organization for meetings and events professionals by delivering superior and innovative education, connecting members of the community, and promoting the value of business events.


To be the leading community of choice for education and thought leadership among meetings and events industry professionals in the greater Washington, D.C. region and be an advocate for the promotion of meetings and events management within the industry and the general public.

Strategic Plan

To view our strategic plan for 2017-19, click here.
PCMA Capital Chapter Bylaws

Vicki Johnson - President -

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John Rubsamen - President-Elect -

Director of Meetings and Events
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Kim Allison - Treasurer -

Director Citywide Sales
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Marcus Eng - Secretary -

Senior Meeting Manager
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Jim Kelley - Immediate Past President -

Vice President Marketing & Industry Relations

Shannon Burke - Professional Director -

Director of Conference and Meetings
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Sara Haywood - Director -

Assistant Vice President, Conference
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Tracie Howard - Director -

Senior Meetings Manager

Stacey Knoppel - Director -

Director of Convention Management
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Mary Kreins - Supplier Partner -

Senior National Sales Director
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Rosa Mendoza-Friedheim - Director -

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Neil Brownlee - Board Liaison -

Head of Business Events

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Bea Tijerina - Executive Director -

Managing Director
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