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

Barry Jones
Family Life

Joel Weinberger
Star-K Kosher Certification

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


RCMA Board recommendations

RCMA is accepting recommendations for
members of the association's board of directors, who will
serve from 2019-2022.

According to the bylaws, the nominating committee will consider nominations from voting members of the association if each such nomination is submitted to the RCMA office by the first Monday of June.

From the nominations received from the members and from candidates identified by the nominating committee, the nominating committee will select a slate of nominees to be presented at the association's annual meeting, in accordance with RCMA bylaws; no additional nominations shall be accepted during that meeting.

Contact the RCMA office for a copy of the nominating form. dhochstetler@rcmaweb.org   317-632-1888