Chapter News

May 2018 Members on the Move

Join us in recognizing our members’ achievements, discover who has recently changed positions or been nominated for awards, and welcome our new and returning members of our growing chapter.

Members on the Move

Madeja Metcalf, Regional Director of Convention Sales – Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority

The Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority (RSCVA) has announced the appointment of Madeja Metcalf as the new Regional Director of Convention Sales. In this role, she will solicit meetings and conventions throughout the Midwest. Metcalf has more than five years of meetings and convention experience, most recently managing meetings, membership programs, and seminars for the American Osteopathic Association. Metcalf will be based in RSCVA’s new Chicago office.

Marc Anderson, Executive Vice President – Choose Chicago

Marc Anderson, Executive Vice President of Choose Chicago, has been elected to a three-year term on the Board of Directors of the Association Forum of Chicagoland. Brad Kent, CTA, Senior Vice President/Chief Sales & Services Officer of Visit Dallas, continues his term on the board.

Welcome to Our New and Returning Members:

Andrea Alvarez
Meeting Services Coordinator – Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals

Rockkeeya Brooks
Senior Meeting Planner – American Health Information Management Association

Keith Bush
Sales Manager – Chicago Marriott Naperville

Nancy Daviero, CMP
Manager of Event Services – American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Sherry Hunt, CMP, CMM
Senior Manager, Travel & Meeting Services – Applied Systems Inc.

Sachika Iwamoto
Waitress at Sakura restaurant & Student – Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)

Katherine Koszyk
Meetings Planner – American Bar Association

Shameka Mack
Logistics Coordinator – Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Junichiro Matsumuro
Section Manager – Osaka International Convention Center

Christine Pondelicek
Manager of Event Services – American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Michelle Russell
Global Sales Manager – Associated Luxury Hotels International

Benjamin Strote
National Account Manger – IMS Technology Services, Inc.

Rebecca Svientek
Meeting Planner – American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Lanie Thomure
Corporate Business Development – Switch

Melissa Walling
Vice President, Membership & Education – Association Forum of Chicagoland

Amber Zerin
Conference Planner – Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics

Erin BerggrenMay 2018 Members on the Move