"Focus on making a contribution rather than on making a career."

-Brian Stovall, Allen Event Center

"The view is always better from the high road."

-Paul Turner, CFE, AT&T Stadium

"Fancy carpet and trendy art do not bring customers back ... a great experience does!"

-Bryan Chatterton, Sacramento Convention Center

"Another day in paradise."

-Allen Johnson, Orlando Venues

Enhanced patron experiences + loyal partners + enthusiastic employees = Stronger Business”

-Steve Hevern, Sydney Entertainment Centre

“The show is not confirmed until the artist goes on stage and stays.”

-Michael Marion, CFE, Verizon Arena

“It is amazing how much you can accomplish when it doesn't matter who gets the credit.”

-Eric D. Hart, CFE, Tampa Sports Authority

“What you allow is what will continue.”

-Stephanie Curran, Spokane Convention Center and INB Performing Arts Center

“Never try to teach a pig to fly.  You’re wasting your time and you’re annoying the pig.”

-John Rhamstine, CFE, Seven Venues

“High-performance teams succeed through leadership, communication and balance of purpose.”

-Mark Gnatovic, SearchWide

“Our Benchmark is to provide Excellent Quality and Service by retention of staff.”

-Joe Floreano, CFE, Rochester Riverside Convention Center

“The customer experience is at the heart of everything we do.”

-Brian Morris, CFE, Melbourne & Olympic Parks

“Success is not permanent and failure is not fatal so get the hell out there and just TRY!”

-Karen Totaro, CFE, Atlantic City Convention Center

“You are who you surround yourself with…hire wisely.”

-Karen Totaro, CFE, Atlantic City Convention Center

“You can do anything as long as you have the right people, a great plan and the right equipment.”

-Paul Cramer, CFE, Classic Center

You have brains in your head and feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.”

-Kim Bedier, CFE (via Dr. Seuss), City of Tacoma Public Assembly Facilities

“When faced with a choice, do what would make your mother proud.”

-Kevin Mattingly, Phoenix Convention Center & Venues

REGION 4 OFFICERS

Region 4 Director

Cameron McGill, CFE
Co-Managing Director, Chan Centre for the Performing Arts/University of British Columbia

Region 4 Assistant Director

Stephanie Curran
General Manager, Spokane Convention Center

Region 4 Secretary/Treasurer

Chris Hayden
Director of Operations - Sports Facilities, Montana State University

Committee Chairs:

Membership

Shelley Ellis

Scholarship

Sara Waltemire

Allied Members

Dusty Kurtz

Communications

Becca Watters

State Representatives/Chairs: 

CANADA
Alberta
Adam Cook, CFE
British Columbia
Donna Hunter
Manitoba and Saskatchewan
Karen Conway
USA
Alaska
Nancy Harbour
Idaho
George Langdon
Montana
Ed Larsen
Oregon
Joe Durr
Washington
Jeff Vaughan
Wyoming
Vacant

Region 4 includes the entire states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Alaska, Wyoming. The Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Alberta, Yukon Territory and Northwest Territories.

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