2018 Board of Directors

Chapter Questions? Contact any of the board members below.



Chair
Brent Linkin
Business Development Director
Freeman
Email: [email protected]




Vice Chair
Jean M. Heis, CAE, CMP      
Director, Meetings and Exhibits
Institute of Food Technologists
Email: [email protected]

Secretary/Treasurer
Dawn Young, CEM
Director, Association Sales

Choose Chicago
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Immediate Past-Chair
Brett Kolinek, CEM                              
Advanced Tradeshow Technology
A Helen Brett Company
Email: [email protected]

 

Communications and
Social Media Committee Board Liaison

Moriah Hathaway-Casey   
Client Solutions Manager
Freeman
Email: [email protected]

 

Sponsorship Board Liaison
Julie Ichiba     
Director, Professional Relations
Association Management Center  
Email: [email protected]

Member Engagement Committee
Board Liaison
Heather Larson, CMP 
Director of Destination Sales
Meet Chicago Northwest
Email: [email protected]

 



Golf Committee Board Liaison
Brian Kester

Account Executive
Rosemont Exposition Services, Inc.
Email: [email protected]



Chapter Charity Committee Board Liaison
Vicki Lepore, CEM, CASE
Account Executive
Smart Source Computer and Audio
Visual Rentals
Email: [email protected] 

 

Communications and
Social Media
Committee Board Liaison
Gretchen A. Liedl 
 
Manager, Exhibits & Sponsorship
American Academy of Neurology
Email: [email protected]   

 



Membership Engagement Committee
Board Liaison
Tricia Mallett, CEM 
 
Tradeshow Director and Director of Event
Services & Technology
Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)
Email: [email protected]

Committee Liaison
Cassie Palacios
Events Manager 
SmithBucklin Corporation
Email: [email protected]

Programming Committee Board Liaison
Kara Stahl, CEM    

Manager, Tradeshows & Exhibitor Services
National Restaurant Association
Email: [email protected]

Programming Committee Board Liaison
Ross Starr, MS
National Sales Manager
GES
Email: [email protected]

Executive Director
Gail Brooks, CMP
Williams Management Resources, Inc.
Email: [email protected]