The International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) has announced the results of the elections for its 2019 Board of Directors. Members of IAEE’s Board of Directors are elected on an annual basis by the official voting member of each IAEE member company. All officers serve a term of one year, except the secretary/treasurer who may hold the office for two years. The directors each serve three years in staggered terms to ensure continuity in the governance of the association.

The newest members to the 2019 IAEE Board of Directors are:

  • – Director Kimberly Hardcastle-Geddes, President and Chief Account Strategist, mdg
  • – Director Marie Browne, Group Vice President, LaunchPad, Reed Exhibitions
  • – Director Buffy Levy, Director, Event Services, SmithBucklin Corporation
  • – Director Tim McGuiness, Staff Vice President Global Expositions, International Council of Shopping Centers

Continuing Board of Directors members include:

  • – Chairperson-Elect Robert “Bob” McLean, Jr., CPA, CAE, Executive Vice President, Promotional Products Association International
  • – Secretary/Treasurer Carrie Ferenac, President, CNTV
  • – Immediate Past Chairperson Daniel McKinnon, CEM, Vice President, Client Solutions – Global, Freeman
  • – Director Antonio Manuel Brito, CEM, CMP, CEO, Newevents – Organizacao de Feiras e Eventos, Lda
  • – Director Julie Coker Graham, President & CEO, Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (SMG)
  • – Director Chuck Grouzard, Executive Vice President, Exhibition Sales, GES
  • – Director Justine McVaney, Senior Vice President Event Planning & Operations, National Association of Broadcasters
  • – Director Yulita Osuba, CMP, Deputy Director, Orange County Convention Center
  • – Director Dennis Smith, President & CEO, Messe Frankfurt North America
  • – Director Janet Sperstad, CMP, Program Director, Meeting and Event Management, Madison College