A roundup of new hires and other personnel moves in the association industry.
Joel Albizo, FASAE, CAE, was named CEO of the American Planning Association and the American Institute of Certified Planners.
The Endocrine Society selected Michel Y. Farhat, Ph.D., as chief strategic partnerships officer.
The Greater Columbus Convention Center promoted Amy Huggins to director of culture and training and Lea Westerfield to guest experience manager.
The U.S. Travel Association promoted Tori Barnes to executive vice president of public affairs.
The New York Racing Association appointed David O’Rourke CEO and president.
Steven C. Echard, IOM, CAE, was named executive vice president of the American College of Rheumatology.
The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America welcomed Kristy Weinshel as executive director.
Steelcase Event Experiences brought on Doug Melinn as business development and sales consultant.
The Insured Retirement Association promoted Jason Berkowitz to chief legal and regulatory affairs officer and Paul Richman to chief government and political affairs officer.
Marc Anderson was promoted to chief operating officer of Choose Chicago.
ASIS International appointed Carla Lochiatto, CAE, director of the CSO Center.