Chapter News

2020 PCMA Gulf States Board of Directors

The PCMA (Chapter) nominating committee met to determine the final slate of 2020 board officers and directors for open positions.

PCMA bylaws require the official announcement of the proposed slate to be sent to its membership. The nominating process, according to the bylaws, allows for additional nominations for any officer or director position by members who submit a petition. The petition is required to be signed by 5% of members from the membership category appropriate to the position and submitted to chapter staff. Unless there are additional nomination petitions from the membership, the following officers and directors will be deemed elected and will take office January 1, 2020.


Arron Brooks

Director of Sales and Marketing, The Westin Austin At The Domain


Amy Brown, CMP

Vice President of Sales, Visit Austin

Immediate Past President:

Stormi Boyd, CMP, CMM

Senior Event Manager, Opus Agency


Amanda Wells, CMP

Director of National Accounts, Arlington CVB


Leah Stefanini, CMP

Conference & Event Manager, American College of Emergency Physicians


Karen Fogle, CMP

Sales Manager, Visit Plano

Lynn Bjostad, CMP

President, Premier Meeting and Event Management

Judy Payne, CMP

Director of Meetings and Travel, GameStop

Selina Mirza 

Project Manager, Texas Floodplain Management Association

Brad French

Senior Account Manager, PSAV

Victor Fernandez, CTA

Sales Executive, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority


Jena Vonderhaar2020 PCMA Gulf States Board of Directors