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Approved: Gulf States 2021 Board of Directors

PCMA Gulf States Chapter has selected the listed individuals whom we believe have the skills, dedication, and integrity to provide outstanding leadership to our chapter during their term of office.

The 2021 Gulf States Board of Directors is excited to lead the chapter to further success and provide our members with a great sense of leadership, engagement, and community. The following officers and directors are deemed elected and will take office January 1, 2021.


Executive Committee:

President: Amy Brown, CMP, Vice President, Sales, Visit Austin

President-Elect: Amanda Wells, CMP, Director of National Accounts, Arlington CVB

Treasurer: Leah Stefanini, CMP, Conference & Events Manager, American College of Emergency Physicians

Secretary: Karen Fogle, CMP, Sales Manager, Visit Plano

Immediate Past President: Arron Brooks, Director of Sales and Marketing, Westin Austin at the Domain


Directors at Large:

Alicia Miller, Director of Sales & Marketing, Courtyard Marriott/Residence Inn Austin Convention Center

Jason Ware, Vice President, Convention Housing Operations, MCI USA

Brad French, Senior Program Producer, PSAV

Selina Cooper, Project Manager, Texas Floodplain Management Association

Judy Payne, CMP, Director, Meetings & Travel, GameStop

Lynn Bjostad, CMP, President, Premier Meetings

Jena VonderhaarApproved: Gulf States 2021 Board of Directors