Canada East Chapter

November 19 2012

John Graham Wins Association Executive of the Year; Lyan Tassler

Daniel Metz

John Graham

Association TRENDS has announced John Graham, CAE, President and CEO of ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership as the TRENDS 2013 Executive of the Year. He will be honored at the TRENDS 2013 Salute to Association Excellence, February 15 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C.

Lyan Tassler

Lyan Tassler has accepted the position of Director of Hotel Business Development for San Francisco-based Convention Management Resources (CMR). Lyan is a respected hospitality industry professional, with more than 20 years’ experience in client services, sales, and destination marketing.  

Lyan has worked with numerous association and corporate clients dating back to her role as Associate Vice President of Convention Services at the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau from 1997 to 2010.  She has also been an active participant in industry associations such as PCMA and ESPA (Event Service Professionals Association), which she led as President from 2009 to 2010.