The principal purpose of the Southeast Chapter of the Professional Convention Management Association shall be to increase the effectiveness of meetings and conventions through member industry education and promotion of the value of the meetings industry in the Southeast Region.

Barbara Stroup - President -

Managing Partner
Market Maker Events

Terry Dougherty - President-Elect -

Benchmarc360, Inc.

Michael Whittington - Immediate Past President -

Mike Whittington & Associates, Inc.

Charlene Lopez - Secretary-Treasurer -

Sales Manager, National Accounts
Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau

Kevin Belanger - Director of Volunteers -

Vice President of Business Development
Shepard Exposition Services, Inc.

Christopher Colbert - Director of Membership -

Director of Trade Show Sales
Cobb Travel & Tourism

Samantha Cribari-Starr - Director of Community Services -

Marketing Event Manager
Carestream Dental

Angela Gennari - Director of Communications -

Chief Visionary Officer
Titan Global Enterprises Inc

Kathy Sullivan - Director of Sponsorship -

Account Executive
East Coast Builders Conference

Anna Williams - Director of Programs -

Associate Director of Sales
Juice Studios

Lisa Kraus Gardner - Administrator -

Association Manager
Nardone Consulting Group

Danielle Urbina - Board Liaison -

Director of Meetings and Exhibits
American Society of Anesthesiologists

Past Presidents

2016 Michael Whittington

2015 Jennifer Smith Hicks, CASE, CMP

2014 Brenda Dempsey

2013  Sharon Collins

2012  Patty Kieffer

2011  Megan Maharry

2010  Marion Welsh

2009  Mike Michel

2008  Ali Brown

2007  Sylvia Ratchford

2006  Pam Shepherd

2005  Jon Mitchell

2004  Susan Herrington

2003  Phelps Hope

2002  Jenny Broadway/Phelps Hope

2001  Bob Hancock

2000  Susanne Wells Miell

1999  Michael Holt

1998  Judy Shope

1997  Susan Henderson

1996  Susan Rawlins

1995  Helen Mitchell

1994  Camille Day, Founding President

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