Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association
  • Gary Schirmacher, CMP

    Gary Schirmacher, CMP
    Chair

    Senior Vice President, Association Sales and Marketing
    Experient, A Maritz Travel Company
  • Tina Wehmeir, CMP, CAE

    Tina Wehmeir, CMP, CAE
    Chair-Elect

    Chief Executive Officer
    AMC Institute (AMCI)
  • David Williams, CMP

    David Williams, CMP
    Secretary-Treasurer

    Executive Director
    International Association for Energy Economics
  • Susan Iris

    Susan Iris
    Immediate Past Chair

    Principal
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  • Cara Banasch, MBA

    Cara Banasch, MBA
    Trustee

    VP Convention Sales & Strategies
    New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Eduardo Chaillo, CMP, CMM, CASE

    Eduardo Chaillo, CMP, CMM, CASE
    Trustee

    CEO
    Global Meetings and Tourism Specialist, LLC.
  • Anne Hamilton

    Anne Hamilton
    Trustee

    Vice President, Global Travel
    Disney Destinations
  • Phillip Jones

    Phillip Jones
    Trustee

    President and CEO
    Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Ray Kopcinski, CMP

    Ray Kopcinski, CMP
    Trustee

    Senior Director
    Million Dollar Round Table
  • Carol McGury, MPS

    Carol McGury, MPS
    Trustee

    Executive Vice President, Events and Education Services
    SmithBucklin Corporation
  • Gregory O

    Gregory O'Dell
    Trustee

    President & Chief Executive Officer
    Events DC
  • John Patronski

    John Patronski
    Trustee

    Executive Vice President - Industry Development
    Global Experience Specialists (GES)
  • David Peckinpaugh, CMP

    David Peckinpaugh, CMP
    Trustee

    President
    Maritz Travel Company
  • Angie Ranalli, CMP

    Angie Ranalli, CMP
    Trustee

    Vice President of Sales - Midwest Region
    San Diego Tourism Authority
  • William Reed, FASAE, CMP

    William Reed, FASAE, CMP
    Trustee

    Senior Director of Meetings
    American Society of Hematology
  • James Rooney

    James Rooney
    Trustee

    Executive Director
    Massachusetts Convention Center Authority
  • Valerie Sumner

    Valerie Sumner
    Trustee

    Principal
    VRS Meetings and Events, Inc.
  • Randall Tanaka

    Randall Tanaka
    Trustee

    President/CEO
    THE FIRST STEP
  • Mark Theis

    Mark Theis
    Trustee

    Director, Global Corporate Sales
    Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide
  • Greg Van Dyke

    Greg Van Dyke
    Trustee

    Senior Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing
    PSAV Presentation Services
  • Deborah Sexton, FASAE

    Deborah Sexton, FASAE
    President and CEO

    President and CEO
    Professional Convention Management Association

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