Annual Conference & Expo Chair – Neil Adams

Annual Conference & Expo
Neil Adams

Business Development Manager
Bright Event Rentals
145 Park Lane
Brisbane, CA 94005

Annual Conference & Expo Co-Chair- Jill Schnaps

ACE Co- Chair
Jill Schnaps
Account Executive, Northern California
360 Destination Group
323 Geary Street, Suite 610
San Francisco, CA 94102


ACE Education Chair- Kim Stoermer, CMP, HMCC

ACE Education Chair
Kim Stoermer, CMP, HMCC
Meeting Partner
1 DNA Way – MS 24-1C
South San Francisco, CA 94080


Awards & Recognition Chair – Kara Schmitt

Awards & Recognition
Kara Schmitt
Executive Director of Sales
MGM Resorts International
Excalibur Hotel & Casino
3850 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, NV 89019

Awards & Recognition Co-Chair – Rhanee Palma

Awards & Recognition
Rhanee Palma
VP of Sales & Services
Visit Oakland
481 Water St
Oakland, CA 94607

Chairman’s Challenge, Chair – Sue Meylan, CMP

SueMeylanChairman’s Challenge
Sue Meylan, CMP
Senior Program Manager
Cappa & Graham, a DMC Network Company
401 Terry Francois Blvd., Ste. 128
San Francisco, CA 94158
(415) 512-6967

Chairman’s Challenge Co-Chair – Donna Mak

Chairman’s Challenge
Donna Mak
Events Assistant
Bently Reserve
301 Battery Street, 2nd Fl.
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 294-2226

CMP/CMM Chair – Allyson Gee, CMP, CMM

Allyson Gee, CMP, CMM

Employee Engagement Program Manager

CMP/CMM Co-Chair – Noelle Boesenberg, CMP

Noelle Boesenberg, CMP

Business Development Director
Maritz Travel

Community Involvement Chair – TBD

Community Involvement

Culinary Event Chair – TBD

Culinary Event 

Emerging Professionals Chair – Soskita Green

Emerging Professionals
Event & Meeting Planner
P.O. Box 2022
Piedmont, CA 94620
(415) 933-9049

Emerging Professionals Co-Chair – TBD

Emerging Professionals


Gala Chair – Joel Costa, CMP, MBA

Joel Costa 
Director of Sales and Marketing 
Ritz-Carlton Hotel Half Moon Bay
One Miramontes Point Way
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Holiday Event Chair – Christa Mekki, CMP

Holiday Event
Christa Mekki, CMP
Founder/Sr. Planner
Magnetic Magnificent Events 
20000 Summercrest Dr. 
Castro Valley, CA 94552

Holiday Event Co-Chair – Samantha Marie

Holiday Event
Samantha Marie
Event & Artist Director
OmniEra Life
1090 Mission Rd. Apt 1
South San Francisco, CA 94080

Inclusion & Diversity Task Force Chair- Zoe Moore

Inclusion & Diversity Task Force
Zoe Moore
Owner/Event Planner
Cultivate EAD/LB Alliance
475 Weldon Ave. #208
Oakland, CA 94610

Inclusion & Diversity Task Force Co-Chair – Edward Perotti, CMM

Inclusion & Diversity Task Force
Edward Perotti, CMM
Director Global Field Events
Pure Storage
401 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041

Marketing Chair – Olivia Wong

Olivia Wong

Manager of Global Accounts
222 Broadway Unit 612
Oakland, CA 94607


Marketing Co-Chair – Lisa Aquino

Lisa Aquino

Account Executive
Encore Productions
8850 West Sunset Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89148

Partnerships Chair – Mark McMinn

Mark McMinn
Vice President of Sales 
Monterey County Convention & Visitors 
787 Munras Ave, Suite 110 
Monterey, CA 93940

Partnerships Co-Chair – Flavia Olivera

Flavia Olivera

Sales Manager
Visit Oakland
481 Water St
Oakland, CA 94607

Perspective Chair- Christine Bohlke

Christine Bohlke

Sales and Marketing Director
Marin CVB
1 Mitchell Blvd, Ste. B
San Rafael, CA 94903

Perspective Co-Chair – Christina Cusack, CMP

Christina Cusack, CMP
Meeting Planner
Stanford Conferences

Programs Chair – Carolynn Santos

Carolynn Santos

Marketing Programs Manager

Programs Co-Chair – Katie Moon, CMP

Katie Moon, CMP
Corporate Events Manager
2100 Logic Drive
San Jose, CA 95124
(408) 221-0153


Recruitment Co-Chair, Suzy Montes, CTA

Suzy Montes
National Sales Manager
Sonoma County Tourism Bureau

Recruitment Chair – Nancy Hoang

Nancy Hoang
Global Events Manager
ForeScouts Technologies, Inc
190 West Tasman Drive
San Jose, CA 95134
(408) 892-5280  

Retention Chair- Samantha Brown

Samantha Brown
Catering Sales Manager
Off the Grid Services
2 Marina Blvd, Fort Mason Ctr, Bldg C370
San Francisco, CA 94123

Retention Co-Chair – Simone Papapietro

Retention Co-Chair
Simone Papapietro
Supervisor, Event Management
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
101 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105                                           

Volunteer Development Chair – Philip Lau

Volunteer Development
Philip Lau
National Sales Manager
Visit San Jose
408 Almaden Blvd.
San Jose, CA 95110

Volunteer Development Co-Chair – Maxine Reyes


Volunteer Development 
Maxine Reyes
Area Sales Manager
Greystone Hotels
334 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
(415) 24-7917