Meeting Professionals International – Arizona Sunbelt Chapter (MPI AZ) recently installed its Board of Directors who will lead the association in 2016-17.

The board includes:

The Executive Team: President David G. Rosenbaum, CHME, Carefree Resort & Conference Center, Immediate Past President Penny Allphin, CHME, Hassayampa Inn/Aris Hospitality, President-Elect Lee Smith, Hotel Valley Ho, Vice President of Finance, Tiffany Higgins, The Tiffany Event, Vice President of Communications Danielle Adams, WM Symposia, Vice President of Membership Susie Molinich, CMP, SMMC, American Express Meeting & Events, Vice President of Education Troy Peters, CTS, Video West, Inc. and Executive Director Joanne Winter.

The new board (Photo courtesy of MPI)
The new board (Photo courtesy of MPI)

The Directors: James Eggimann, CMP, The Ritz-Carlton Leadership Center, Sharon Scronic, CMP, American Express Meetings & Events, Debbie Elder, CMP, Independent Meeting Professional., Michelle Fulcher, CMP, Discovery Treks, Shelley Sullivan, KCA, Kelli Dawson, SMMC, American Express Meetings & Events, Sukki Jahnke, Microchip Technology and Wendy Frank, CMP, Sheraton Grand Hotel Phoenix Downtown.

“I am extremely proud to be an integral part of the MPI Arizona Chapter leadership team,” said 2016-17 MPI Arizona President David G. Rosenbaum, CHME. “We had an award-winning year under the guidance of our past-president, Penny Allphin, CHME. This year, along with growing our overall membership base, I look forward to continuing to increase our membership participation, engagement and satisfaction.”

The 330-member Meeting Professionals International – Arizona Sunbelt Chapter (MPI AZ) was established in 1979. Meeting Professionals International (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 a prominent voice for the promotion and growth of the industry. MPI membership is comprised of approximately 18,500 members belonging to 70 chapters and clubs worldwide.