Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

September 05 2013

GMC PCMA Announces 2014 GMC PCMA Board of Directors Slate

Katie Bender, Chair, GMC PCMA Nominating Committee

The GMC PCMA Nominating Committee recently met and deliberated over all the candidates submitted by you, the membership, to serve on your 2014 GMC PCMA Board of Directors. 

We are pleased to present to you, for your approval, the proposed 2014 GMC PCMA Board of Directors:

Julie Scuras, IHG - InterContinental Hotels Group Americas NEW
Catherine Mills, CMP, American Dental Association NEW
Sandy Reynolds, CMP, Meetings & Events USA NEW
Heidi Edinger, CMP, CASE, Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau NEW
Past President
Colleen Donohoe, CMP, American Assn of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons  NEW


Tonya Almond, CMP, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry NEW 
Linda Cooper, CMP
Valerie Geisendorfer, CMP, American Society of Neuroradiology
Stacey Woldt, CMP, North American Wholesale Lumber Association NEW

Director-Supplier Partners

Douglas Dvorak, Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau NEW
Ryan Murphy, Freeman NEW
Murray Ryan
Hilary Rosenthal, Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers/Westin Chicago River North

Additional nominations for any officer or directorship may be made within thirty (30) days by written petition signed by ten (10) percent of the membership.  In the event that qualified candidates are nominated by petition for any office, an election shall be conducted by a ballot of the membership.  In the event that no petition nominations are received, the slate proposed by the Nominating Committee shall be deemed elected and will officially be introduced to you at the GMC PCMA Education Program and Annual Business Meeting in November.  Any Professional or Supplier Partner member is eligible to serve on the Board of Directors regardless of current or past service, exclusive of the offices of President-Elect, Treasurer and Secretary who must be nominated from the current or recent Board. 

The quality and professionalism represented by this group of individuals is outstanding.  Their strength and leadership will continue to move the Chapter toward a future of great success! 

We hope you will join us for the GMC November Education Program for the formal presentation of the 2014 Board of Directors.

Greater Midwest Chapter