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Media Release
Monday, July 18, 2016  
For Immediate Release

Meeting Professionals International Heartland Chapter Announces Board of Directors

Omaha, NE – At the recent Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Heartland Chapter meeting at the Blank Park Zoo, Des Moines, the following members were appointed new roles within the organization.

PresidentJulie Kronlage, Dubuque Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, Dubuque, IA
President ElectAngie Kistaitis, Caesar’s Entertainment, Council Bluffs, IA
Immediate Past PresidentMary Cason, Iowa Automobile Dealers Association, Des Moines, IA
Vice President of Membership Tara Platt, Embassy Suites Downtown, Des Moines, IA
Vice President of EducationCheryl Math, Johnny’s Holiday Inn, West Des Moines, IA
Vice President of CommunicationTeresa Cox, Dupont Pioneer  
Director of EducationJoan Kranovich, Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau, Moline, IL
Director of MembershipLaurie Nielsen-Singer, Cornhusker Marriott, Lincoln, NE
Director of Retention & RecruitmentTonja Barwick, Helmsbriscoe, Omaha, NE
Des Moines Social / Networking Chair - Linda Phipps, Associated Construction Distributors International, Ankeny, IA
Omaha Social / Networking Chair -Gillian Austin, MECA, Omaha, NE
Chapter AdministratorBrenda Ram, CMP, CHCP, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

MPI is the largest and most vibrant global meeting and event industry association. The organization provides innovative and relevant education, networking opportunities and business exchanges and acts as the voice for the promotion and growth of the meetings industry.

MPI Heartland Chapter is made up of members in Iowa and Nebraska. The chapter hosts bi-monthly events that foster professional development for members along with creating opportunities for buyers and suppliers to network are two of the main focuses of this chapter.

For more information on the MPI Heartland Chapter, please visit www.mpiheartland.org

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Contact:Julie Kronlage, Dubuque Area Convention & Visitors Bureau | 563.845.7698 or  jkronlage@traveldubuque.com, Brenda Ram, heartlandadmin@cox.net

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