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Wednesday, January 24, 2018  
For Immediate Release

MPI Heartland Chapter 2019 Board Slate

 

January 24, 2018

 

The MPI Heartland Chapter Nominating Committee has selected the following individuals, whom we believe to have the skills, dedication and integrity to provide outstanding leadership to our chapter during their term of office for FY19.  Please be aware that as a member in good standing you have the right to review and challenge the slate of directors as indicated in the chapter bylaws.  If positions remain uncontested, the slate of officers will be considered approved by a unanimous vote after 30 days.  Please congratulate and thank these members for their service.

 

Officers

The following slate of officers is elected by the Chapter Board of Directors, they are identified in this communication so members can view the full board proposed for the upcoming term.

 

Position

Name and Company

Term

President

Cheryl Math, Heart of America Group

7/1/18 – 6/30/19

President Elect

Tara Platt, Embassy Suites Des Moines Downtown

7/1/18 – 6/30/19

Immediate Past President

Angie Kistaitis, Caesars Entertainment

7/1/18 – 6/30/19

Vice President Finance

Adam Curl, Conference Technologies

7/1/18 – 6/30/19

Vice President Membership

Cory Carlson, Hyatt Hotels Corporation

7/1/18 – 6/30/19

Vice President Communications

Kelsey Packer, Embassy Suites Omaha – LaVista

7/1/18 – 6/30/19

Vice President of Education

 

Joan Kranovich, Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau

7/1/18 – 6/30/19

 

Directors (Board members)

The following slate of Board members is elected by the membership of the Chapter.  This slate will be deemed elected by unanimous vote unless the slate is challenged as outlined in the chapter bylaws.

 

Position

Name and Company

Term

Director of Communications

Joe Hoffman, Conference Technologies

7/1/18 – 6/30/19

Director of Finance

Kim Johnson Smith, Soil and Water Conservation Society

7/1/18 – 6/30/19

Director of Recruitment

Tonja Barwick, HelmsBriscoe

7/1/18 – 6/30/19

Director of Retention

Laurie Nielsen-Singer, Omaha Marriott Downtown at the Capital District 

7/1/18 – 6/30/19

Director of Omaha Socials

Erin Cox, INTLC Stone Omaha

7/1/18 – 6/30/19

Director of Des Moines Socials

Linda Phipps, ACD International

7/1/18 – 6/30/19

Director of Education

Marnie Amdor, Hilton Omaha

7/1/18-6/30/19

 

Please direct any questions to:  Julie Kronlage, Past President MPI Heartland Chapter, jkronlage@traveldubuque.com  

 

A copy of the Chapter bylaws can be viewed at www.mpiheartland.org

 

Thank you to this year’s committee: Paulette Lester, Emily Giunta, Megan Dickinson, Julie Kronlage