The principal purpose of the Gulf States Chapter of the Professional Convention Management Association shall be to increase the effectiveness of meetings and conventions through member industry education and promotion of the value of the meetings industry in the Gulf Region.

Robert Heard - President -

Associate Exec. Director
American College of Emergency Physicians

Jacquelyn Helton - President-Elect -

Development Manager
Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau

Christine Roach - Secretary -

Director, National Sales

Stormi Boyd - Treasurer -

Senior Manager
Opus Agency

Dana Freker Doody - Immediate Past President -

VP, Communications & Strategic Client Solutions
The Expo Group

Arron Brooks - Director -

Director of Sales & Marketing
Marriott Austin South

Christi Keating - Director -

Director, Conference Management
International Risk Management Institute (IRMI)

Kathy Keys - Director -

National Director Industry Relations
J&S Audio Visual

Lili Larson - Director -

Global Account Executive
American Express Meetings and Events

Nann Philips - Director -

Owner & Chief Event Strategist
Scurry Street Meeting Management

Kanice Spears - Director -

Member & Public Services Division
State Bar of Texas

Stuart Ruff-Lyon - Board Liaison -

Vice President, Events and Education
Risk & Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS)

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