Meet Our 2016 Advisory Board

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Prevue’s 2016 meeting planner advisory board


Prevue’s editors have selected a highly knowledgeable and experienced group of meeting planners to be members of its 2016 advisory board. The board, which includes corporate, association and independent planners from every facet of the industry, will serve for a one-year period:

Johanna Belsuzarri, Strategic Account Manager, Global Development, Meetings & Incentives Worldwide

Hope Brookins, Event Planner, The Brookins Agency

Jeff Broudy, President, United Incentives

Michael Burke, CMP, Director, Conference & Travel Services, The Hanover Insurance Group

Maddy Caliri, Director, Global procurement, RELX Group

Louann Cashill, CMP, CMM, Director, Global Meetings Practice, TCG Consulting

Beth Cooper-Zobott, Director, Conference Services, Equity Residential

Dianne Devitt, Experience Designer, the DND Group

Cheryl Hammerschlag, Director, North America, Banks Sadler

Patricia Kerr, AVP, Meeting & Event Management, Nationwide Insurance

Shirley Kuhloie, Director-Global Meeting Services, Oracle

Lori Martin, CEO, Performance Improvement Incentives

Kris Mayo, Convention Director, National Flute Association 

Shireen Moore, Vice President of Marketing, Creative Group

Cecile Mutch, Director of Corporate Services, Kellogg Company

Colleen Neubauer, CMP, Senior Meetings Manager, National Council of State Boards of Nursing

Dan Parks, President, Producer & Creative Director, Corporate Planners Unlimited

Koleen Roach, Director, Meeting & Conference Management, Securian Financial Group

Deborah Ryan-Pelletier, Manager, Global Hotel Program & Strategic Sourcing, ADP

Meghan Schilt, Events Manager, King & Spalding

John Touchette, Vice President, Global meetings, Events & Trade Shows, Raytheon

Pam Wynne, HMCC, CMM, CMP, Global Events Project Manager, Events by Travel & Transport and Ultramar Travel

Laura Yates, Owner, Dovetail Event Partners

Kathleen Zwart, Corporate Meeting & Travel Services Manager, Florida Blue

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Barbara Scofidio is editor of Prevue and heads up the Visionary Summits, our exclusive conference series targeting senior-level meeting and incentive planners. In 25 years of covering the industry, her articles have spanned topics ranging from social media to strategic meetings management. She is currently the media liaison for FICP's Education Committee and was the first member of the media ever to be invited to sit on a committee by GBTA, where she spent three years on the Groups and Meetings Committee. She has also been an active member of Site, chairing its Crystal Awards committee and acting as a judge. A familiar face at industry events, Barbara often leads panel discussions or speaks on topics close to her heart, such as green meetings or how the industry can help combat human trafficking. She is also on the board of ECPAT USA, the human trafficking organization. Barbara is based outside Boston, in Groton, Mass.