Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

Board of Directors

Contact the board at board@pcma.org
  • Mary Pat Heftman

    Mary Pat Heftman
    Chair

    Executive Vice President, Convention & Strategic Alliances
    National Restaurant Association
  • Claire Smith, CMP

    Claire Smith, CMP
    Chair-Elect

    Vice President, Sales & Marketing
    Vancouver Convention Centre
  • Gregory O

    Gregory O'Dell
    Secretary-Treasurer

    President & Chief Executive Officer
    Events DC
  • William Reed, FASAE, CMP

    William Reed, FASAE, CMP
    Immediate Past Chair

    Senior Director of Meetings and Community Engagement
    American Society of Hematology
  • Tonya Almond, CMP

    Tonya Almond, CMP
    Director

    Vice President, Meetings & Continuing Education
    American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Tamela Blalock, MTA, CMP

    Tamela Blalock, MTA, CMP
    Director

    Senior Director, Membership Services
    National Association of Wholesale Distributors
  • Kerry Crockett, MBA, CMP, CAE, DES

    Kerry Crockett, MBA, CMP, CAE, DES
    Director

    Associate Executive Director
    International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
  • Bill Grusich, CMP, FASAE

    Bill Grusich, CMP, FASAE
    Director

    Senior Vice President Sales
    Associated Luxury Hotels International
  • Ben Hainsworth

    Ben Hainsworth
    Director

    Executive Director
    K.I.T. Group GmbH
  • Leonard Hoops

    Leonard Hoops
    Director

    President & CEO
    Visit Indy
  • Phelps Hope, CMP

    Phelps Hope, CMP
    Director

    Senior Vice President, Meetings & Expositions
    Kellen
  • Phillip Jones

    Phillip Jones
    Director

    President and CEO
    VisitDallas
  • Gary Murakami, GTP, GLP, CMP, CMM

    Gary Murakami, GTP, GLP, CMP, CMM
    Director

    Director, Global Sales
    MGM Resorts International
  • Kirsten Olean, CMP, CAE

    Kirsten Olean, CMP, CAE
    Director

    Director of Meetings
    American Society for Microbiology
  • Weemin Ong, CMP

    Weemin Ong, CMP
    Director

    Executive Director
    Marina Bay Sands
  • Janeé Pelletier, MBA, CMP, DES

    Janeé Pelletier, MBA, CMP, DES
    Director

    Vice President of Communications & Events
    MdBio Foundation
  • Kelly Ricker

    Kelly Ricker
    Director

    Executive Vice President, Events & Education
    CompTIA
  • Stuart Ruff-Lyon, CMP, DES

    Stuart Ruff-Lyon, CMP, DES
    Director

    Vice President, Events and Education
    Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS)
  • Charles Starks

    Charles Starks
    Director

    President and CEO
    Music City Center
  • Danielle Urbina, CMP

    Danielle Urbina, CMP
    Director

    Director of Meetings and Exhibits
    American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Carol Wallace

    Carol Wallace
    Director

    President & CEO
    Carol Wallace & Associates Inc
  • Deborah Sexton, FASAE

    Deborah Sexton, FASAE
    President and CEO

    President and CEO
    Professional Convention Management Association

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