2016-2017 Board of Directors

Chair of the Board

Mark Mettes, CFE

Herberger Theater Center

Senior Officers

1st Vice Chair

Doug Booher, CFE

Indiana University Auditorium

2nd Vice Chair

Michael Marion, CFE

General Manager
Verizon Arena

Past Chair

Karen Totaro, CFE

SVP/General Manager
San Diego Convention Center Corporation

Management Ex-Officio

President & CEO

Brad Mayne, CFE

President & CEO


Regional Directors

Region 1

Jason Poppe

Director of Events & Operations
Georgetown University

Region 2

John Robertson, CFE

General Manager
Charleston Civic Center

Region 3

Angie Teel, CMP

Director of Event Services
St. Charles Convention Center

Region 4

Cameron McGill, CFE

Co-Managing Director
Chan Centre for the Performing Arts

Region 5

Nina Simmons

Director of the Student Activity Center & Venue Management
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Region 6

Brian Stovall, CVP

Assistant General Manager
Allen Event Center

Region 7

Dana Stoehr, CFE

San Mateo County Event Center


IAVM/VMA Asia Pacific

Trevor Dohnt, AVM

General Manager – Event Operations
Melbourne Cricket Club

Sector Directors


Justin Ungerboeck

Product Marketing Manager
Ungerboeck Software International


Lynda Reinhart

Stephen C. O'Connell Center

Convention Centers/Exhibit Halls

Patrick Skaggs, CFE

Senior Director of Campus Operations
Georgia World Congress Center Authority

Performing Arts

Shelly Kleppsattel

Booking and Contracts Manager
Fox Theatre


Paul Turner, CFE

Director of Event Operations and Security
Dallas Cowboys/AT&T Stadium


Jim Wynkoop, CFE

General Manager - Spectra Venue Management
Chaifetz Arena

Board of Trustees

Robert Hunter, CFE

Chief Project Development Officer
Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment


Ex-Officio Board Members

Board of Governors

Russell Vandenberg, CFE – Chair

General Manager
Seaside Civic & Convention Center

Board of Regents

Cheryl Swanson, CFE – Chair




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