Meeting Professionals International (MPI) announced the slate of candidates for its 2010-2011 International Board of Directors.
All MPI members will receive official notice of the slate later today via the website.
Pending membership approval, Board and Executive Committee member selections are effective July 1, 2010 for fiscal year 2010-2011.
The Slate of Officers for the Executive Committee includes:
Chairman Elect: Sebastien Tondeur, CEO, MCI Group Holding SA, Geneva, Switzerland
Vice Chairman of Finance: Carl Winston, Director, Hospitality and Tourism Management Program, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
Vice Chairwoman: Cindy D'Aoust, Vice President Strategic Meetings Management, Maxvantage, Philadelphia, PA
Vice Chairman: Kevin Kirby, Senior Director of Sales, Hard Rock International, Orlando, FL, USA
Nominees for the Board of Directors (Three-year terms) include:
Michael Dominguez, Vice President, Global Sales, Loews Hotels & Resorts, New York, NY
Ricardo Ferreira, Senior Vice President, GRUPO ALATUR, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Carol Muldoon, CMM, Executive Director-Events & Meetings, KPMG LLP, New York, NY
Erin Tench, CMP, CMM, President, Hyland Events, Washington DC
Nominees for the Board of Directors (One-year term):
(to fill unexpired portion of Carl Winston's and Cindy D'Aoust's remaining Board terms)
Jordan Clark, CMP, Vice President of Sales, Harrah's Entertainment, Las Vegas, NV
Ruud Janssen, Owner, cTNOC | The New Objective Collective, Arlesheim, Switzerland
"The new slate of candidates joins proven board leaders to deliver success for the global meetings and events community. With these industry professionals, MPI is positioned to deliver critical value to our members during this time of unprecedented shift," said Eric Rozenberg, CMP, CMM 2009-10, chairman-elect of MPI and president of Swantegy.
This new slate of candidates will join returning Executive Committee and Board members for the 2010-2011 year:
Chairman Eric Rozenberg, CMP, CMM, President, Swantegy, Brussels, Belgium
Immediate Past Chairwoman Ann Godi, CMP, President, Benchmarc360 Inc., Atlanta, GA
Chuck Bowling, Executive Vice President, MGM MIRAGE, Las Vegas, NV
Paul Cunningham, President & CEO, IIMC International Information Management Corporation, Dublin, Ireland
Chris Gasbarro, Chief Creative Officer, C3, llc, Stratham, NH
Kevin Hinton, Principal, hinton+grusich, Chicago, IL
Patty Reger, CMM, Manager of Meetings and Conventions, Johnson & Johnson Sales and Logistics Company, LLC, Morris Plains, NJ
David Scypinski, Senior Vice President, ConferenceDirect, Washington DC