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MPI Announces 2009-2010 International Leadership

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has announced its 2009?2010 board of directors, MPI volunteer chairs and MPI Foundation global board of trustees for the fiscal year July 1, 2009, to June 30, 2010.


July 3, 2009

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has announced its 2009?2010 board of directors, MPI volunteer chairs and MPI Foundation global board of trustees for the fiscal year July 1, 2009, to June 30, 2010.

Ann Godi, CMP, President, Benchmarc 360°, Inc. will assume the role as the 2009?2010 chairwoman of the MPI Board of Directors.

Margaret Moynihan, CMP, Director, Deloitte LLP, will lead the 2009?2010 MPI Foundation

Effective July 1, the volunteer leaders listed below assumed positions in their respective boards:

2009?2010 MPI Board of Directors Executive Committee:
• Chairwoman: Ann Godi, CMP, President, Benchmarc360°, Inc.
• Chairman?Elect: Eric Rozenberg, CMP, CMM, President, Swantegy
• Vice Chairman of Finance: Craig Ardis, CMM, Director, Global Event Management, Zimmer Inc.
• Vice Chairman: Sebastien Tondeur, CEO, Corporate Division, MCI
• Vice Chairman: Kevin Kirby, Senior Director of Sales, Hard Rock International
• Immediate Past Chairman: Larry Luteran, Senior Vice President, Group Sales and Industry Relations,
Hilton Hotels Corporation
• Ex?Officio: Bruce MacMillan, CA, President & CEO

2009?2010 MPI Board of Directors:
• Chuck Bowling, Executive Vice President, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino
• Matt Brody, CHSP, Director of Marketing, JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort and Spa
• Paul Cunningham, President & CEO, IIMC International Information Management Corporation
• Cindy D’ Aoust, Senior Vice President Consolidation, Maritz Travel Company
• Luca Favetta, Senior Director Global Events EMEA, SAP SA
• Chris Gasbarro, Chief Creative Officer, C3, llc
• Caroline Hill, Director, Eventful Solutions
• Kevin Hinton, Principal, hinton+grusich
• Issa Jouaneh, PENG MBA, Vice President?Global Meeting Solutions, American Express
• Patty Reger, CMM, Senior Meeting Manager, Johnson & Johnson Sales and Logistics Company, LLC
• David Scypinski, Senior VP, ConferenceDirect
• Carl Winston, Director, Hospitality and Tourism Management Program, San Diego State University
• Legal Counsel: Jonathan T. Howe, Esq., President/Senior Partner, Howe & Hutton, Ltd.

2009?2010 MPI Volunteer Chairs:
• Asia Pacific Advisory Council: Aloysius Arlando, Assistant Chief Executive, Singapore Tourism Board
• Audit/Finance Committee: Craig Ardis, CMM, Director Global Event Management, Zimmer Inc.
• Body of Knowledge Task Force, Amanda Cecil, PhD, Assistant Professor, Indiana University
• Brand Advisory Council, Eric Rozenberg, CMP, CMM, President, Swantegy
• Strategic Meetings Management Work Group, Alexandra Wagner, Director – Corp. Event Marketing;
Asst. Director – Sponsorships, SunTrust Banks, Inc.
• Chapter Advisory Council, Michael Owen, Managing Partner, EventGenuity, LLC
• Community Membership Advisory Council: Denise Mongoven, Director of Global Accounts, Omni
Hotels Global Sales
• Executive Advisory Council: Angie Pfeifer, CMM, Assistant Vice President, Corporate Meetings, Travel
& Incentives, Investors Group Financial Services, Inc.
• Faculty Task Force: George Fenich, PhD, Professor, East Carolina University
• Governance/Nominating Committee: Larry Luteran, Senior Vice President, Group Sales and Industry
Relations, Hilton Hotels Corporation
• Marketplace Advisory Council: Michael Dominguez, Director of Marketing, Loews Ventana Canyon
Resort
• RISE Awards Judging Panel: Hattie Hill, CMM, CEO, HHE, Inc.
• Special Advisor Corporate Social Responsibility: Marge Anderson, Associate Director, Energy Center
of Wisconsin

2009?2010 MPI Foundation Global Board of Trustees Executive Committee:
• Chairwoman: Margaret A. Moynihan, CMP, Director, Deloitte LLP
• Chairman?Elect: Ken Sanders, President, Freeman AV
• Vice Chairwoman?Finance: Allison Kinsley, CMP, CMM, Chief Meeting Architect, Kinsley &
Associates, LLC
• Vice Chairman?Projects: Kevin Olsen, Senior Partner, One Smooth Stone
• Vice Chairman?Development: David W. Johnson, President/CEO, Aimbridge Hospitality, LP
• Immediate Past Chairwoman: Rita D. Plaskett, CMP, CMM, President, AGENDUM, Inc.
• Ex?Officio: Bruce MacMillan, CA, President & CEO

2009?2010 MPI Foundation Global Board of Trustee Members:
• Melanie Cook, Director?Corporate Sales, Coast Hotels & Resorts
• Michael Deitemeyer, President, Omni Hotels
• David DuBois, CMP, CAE, President & CEO, Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau, MPI
Foundation US Council Chair
• Richard Harper, CMP, Vice President? Sales & Marketing, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino
• Joe Nishi, Regional Director, The Meeting Encore Group Inc., MPI Foundation Canada Council Chair
• Chris Gabaldon, Vice President Global Sales, The Ritz?Carlton Hotel Company,
• Mark Komine, Senior Vice President, Sales – The Americas, Hilton Hotels Corporation
• Michael Massari, Vice President of Meeting Sales & Operations?Las Vegas, Las Vegas Meetings by
Harrah’s Entertainment
• Alan Pini, CMP, CMM, Chief Executive, TEKNOCONGRESS ICS, MPI Foundation EMEA Council
Chair
• Richard A. Smith, President & CEO, FelCor Lodging Trust
• Jeff Wagoner, President, Wyndham Hotels and Resorts
• Legal Counsel: Jonathan T. Howe, Esq. President/Senior Partner, Howe & Hutton, Ltd.



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