Planning Committee 

The Planning Committee consists of Board Members and any interested attendees of the Event and Arena Marketing Conference.

Terms are for one year. Planning Committee members are responsible for travel and lodging expenses related to the meeting. 

2021-2022 Planning Committee


  • Rachel Austin (Target Center)
  • Gabriele Bendistis (Wells Fargo Center)
  • Ereka Brim (Hornets Sports & Entertainment)
  • Misty Cox (Peerless Technologies)
  • Christian Derrick (United Center)
  • Marissa Dionne (Oak View Group)
  • Ann Dunne (U.S. Bank Stadium)
  • Megan Ebeck (Honda Center)
  • JoAnn Esposito (Madison Square Garden)
  • Camille Faulkner (SESAC)
  • Sheila Francis (Booz Allen Hamilton)
  • Samuel Guererro (Bryce Jordan Center)
  • Amani Jorgensen (Hornets Sports & Entertainment)
  • Quinn Kim (SoFi Stadium & YouTube Theater)
  • Kim Klein (313 Presents)
  • Vanessa Kromer (SoFi Stadium, YouTube Theater & Hollywood Park)
  • Angela Lanza (Vinik Sports Group)
  • Samantha Marker (SoFi Stadium & Hollywood Park)
  • Kelly McGrath (Xcel Energy Center)
  • Natacha McLeod (The Gathering Spot)
  • Kay Meilleur (Meridian Center)
  • Lisa Niess (U.S. Bank Stadium)
  • Debby Page (Sweet Adelines International)
  • Amy Rahja (Target Center)
  • Riley Simenson (U.S. Bank Stadium)
  • Karen Swan
  • JT Tepolt
  • Chanell Thomas (University of SC Athletics/Colonial Life Arena)
  • Shelby Thompson (EAMC)
  • Cindy Underwood-Oleshak (Cynergy Entertainment Marketing)
  • Jerrod Woods (Target Center)