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ILEA Announces International Board of Governors

By M+E Staff

The International Live Events Association has announced its International Board of Governers for its 2017-2018 fiscal year. The purpose of the International Board of Governors is to govern, establish policy and make strategic decision about the future of ILEA. The new officers are as following:

  • 路 Denver鈥檚 Ingrid Nagy, CSEP is President. Nagy is the Owner/CEO of ByDesign Collective.
  • 路 San Francisco鈥檚 Sara Grauf, CSEP is President-elect. Grauf is Vice President of Giants Enterprises.
  • 路 Port Melbourne, Australia鈥檚 Jennifer Trethewey, CSEP is Treasurer/Secretary. Trethewey is the Managing Director of The JT Group.
  • 路 Cambridge, Massachusett鈥檚 Judy Brillhart, CSEP, PBC is Immediate Past President. Brillhart is the Catering Director of Sheraton Commander Hotel.

The new directors are as following:

  • 路 Providence, Rhode Island鈥檚 Alex Gorriarian, CSEP. Gorriarian is the Senior Director of (add)ventures.
  • 路 Nottingham, United Kingdom鈥檚 Mary Baird-Wilcock, CSEP. Baird-Wilcock is the CEO/Founder of The Simplifiers: Full Service Event Planning.
  • 路 Santa Rosa, California鈥檚 Dana L. Macaulay. Macaulay is the Director of Events and Operations of Sonoma County Vintners.
  • 路 Chicago鈥檚 Gwen McNutt, CSEP. McNutt is the Regional External Affairs Manager of Comcast Cable.
  • 路 Austin, Texas鈥檚 Tanya Posavatz, CSEP. Posavatz is the owner of CLINK.
  • 路 Vancouver鈥檚 Corinne Kessel, CSEP. Kessel is the Principal of Greenscape Design & D茅cor.
  • 路 San Francisco鈥檚 Morgan Doan, CSEP, PWC. Doan is an Event Planner & Designer/Owner at Morgan Events.

鈥淲e are pleased to welcome this exceptional group of event professionals to lead ILEA into the future,鈥 said Christie Pruyn, CAE, ILEA Executive Director. 鈥淎s the voice for the live events industry, ILEA is focused on change and re-invention to position ILEA for continued growth, and its members as industry leaders, for years to come.鈥

These new officers and directors went into effect at ILEA Live in Calgary, AB, Canada, Aug. 10-12.