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Comings and Goings: Nov/Dec 2018

By / Dec 9, 2018

A roundup of new hires and other personnel moves in the association industry.

Danielle Duran Baron, CAE, is the new executive director of the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.

The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers selected Tammy Dillard-Steels, CAE, as executive director.

Eve Humphreys, MBA, CAE, is now executive director of the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association. Previously, she was executive director of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.

Amalea Hijar is now director of the NGA Foundation.

The American Cleaning Institute appointed Merla Zollinger to senior director, conventions and meetings; Melissa Grande to director, sustainability; and Shawnté Furbush-Jones to senior program coordinator.

Joseph Sapp, CAE, was promoted to director of strategic development for Talley Management Group, Inc.

Jonathan Webb, a former vice president with the American Diabetes Association, was named chief executive officer of the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs.

The American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing named Tracey Moorhead president and CEO.

Mark Mecklenborg will step into the executive director role at the American Ceramic Society when current executive director Charlie Spahr retires in January 2019.

The Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau promoted Keith Talbert to director of sales and Tabbi Burwell to senior manager of destination communications.

Michael Jacobson, formerly with the U.S. Travel Association, is now president and CEO of the Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association.

Elleni Almandrez has joined the Plastics Industry Association as associate director of communications.

Visit Omaha welcomed Jessica Weishahn as tourism sales manager, Lindsey Holmes as national sales representative, and Melanie Hegwood as convention services and housing manager.

Visit KC appointed Jason Fulvi president and CEO. He had been executive vice president with Visit Pittsburgh.

Higher Logic cofounder Rob Wenger appointed Kevin Boyce chief executive officer. Wenger, formerly CEO, is now executive chairman and joined the board of directors.

(Above, clockwise from left: Duran, Dillard-Steels, Sapp, Webb, Almandrez, Talbert, Burwell, Moorhead)

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