Board of Directors

Melvin Tennant, CAE  (CHAIR)
President & CEO | Meet Minneapolis Convention & Visitors Association

Dr. Keith Kershaw  (VICE CHAIR)
Director of Convention Planning, Church of God in Christ

Marvin Schmucker, CMP  (TREASURER) 
MHS Alliance

Rev. Steve Biffle  (SECRETARY) 
Treasurer, The Fellowship Network

Sheri Clemmer, CMP
Seventh-Day Adventist Church

Segi Desta
ConferenceDirect

Katherine DiPietro
Sales Manger | Irving Convention & Visitors Bureau

Rachel Eble, CMP
Arrowhead Conferences & Events

Kurt Kjellstrom
Kenneth Copeland Ministries

Denise Searcy
Sheraton / Westin Birmingham Hotels

Mollie Stewart
United Methodist Church

Joel Weinberger
Yeshiva of Los Angeles

Executive Supplier Council

Daren Kingi (Chair)
Senior Vice President of Sales | Visit Indy

Sandra Schutrop (Vice Chair)
Director of Hilton Worldwide Sales | Hilton Sales Worldwide

Al Hutchinson 
President & CEO | Visit Baltimore

Arjan Keizer
Business Development Manager | Amsterdam RAI

Ted Miller
President | Miller Hotel Group

Jeffrey Perrin, CMP
Director of World Wide Accounts | Hyatt Hotels and Resorts

Paul Somogyi
Director, Sales – Mid Market, Global Sales Org | Marriott International

Melvin Tennant
President & CEO | Meet Minneapolis Convention & Visitors Association