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2018 Gulf States Chapter Board Nominations Announced

Listed below you will find the 2018 Board of Directors and Officers Slate for the PCMA Gulf Sates Chapter as brought forward and approved by the Nominating Committee.

Petition Process

In accordance with PCMA Gulf States Bylaws, additional nominations for any officer or directorship may be made by written petition signed by five percent (5%) of the membership in good standing, within 30 days of this notification. Petitions should be submitted to our current secretary, Chris Roach.

Deemed Elected

In the event that no petitions are received, this slate shall be deemed elected on the 31st day following this notification.

Do You Need To Vote?

The PCMA Gulf States Bylaws process does not require a vote and election unless there is a petition for officer or directorship. To clarify, you do not need to respond to this notification with a yes or no vote. If you disagree with the slate, you must follow the petition process as stated previously.

Respectfully Submitted by the 2017 Nominating Committee:

Dana Freker Doody, The Expo Group, Chairwoman

Yvette Cole, CMP, IRMI

Jon Hixon, CMP, Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau


2018 Proposed Board of Directors & Officers Slate for PCMA Gulf States Chapter

Executive Committee


Jacquelyn Helton, CTA – Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau (Supplier Partner)

President Elect

Stormi Boyd, CMP, CMM – Opus Agency (Professional)


Arron Brooks – Austin Marriott South (Supplier Partner)


Amy Brown, CMP, CTA – Visit Austin (Supplier Partner)

Past President

Bobby Heard, MBA, CAE – American College of Emergency Physicians (Professional)


Director-at-large, 2018-2020 term

Karen Fogle, CMP, CTA, TDM – Visit Plano (Supplier Partner)

Also thank you to our Directors already seated:

Christi Keating, CMM – IRMI (Professional)

Kathy Keys – JSAV (Supplier Partner)

Lili Larson, CMP – American Express (Professional)

Nann Philips, CMP, CMM, DES – Scurry Street Meeting Management, LLC (Professional)

Kanice Spears – State Bar of Texas (Professional)

Greg Ruby2018 Gulf States Chapter Board Nominations Announced