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CEIR Board of Directors

CEIR’s Board of Directors is one of the most diverse and influential groups within the industry. As part of its oversight responsibilities, it ensures that the monies raised are used to fund the CEIR Index and other important research opportunities. Officers of the board serve one-year terms. Directors serve for three years.

CEIR Chairperson of the Board

Carrie Ferenac
President
CNTV

Secretary/Treasurer

Yulita Osuba, CMP
Deputy Director
Orange County Convention Center

Immediate Past Chairperson

Robert McLean, CPA, CAE, CEM
Executive Vice President
Promotional Products Association International (PPAI)

Director

Marie Browne
Group Vice President
Reed Exhibitions

Director

Chuck Grouzard
Executive Vice President, Exhibition Sales
GES

Director

Christopher Harar
President, NTP Events
National Trade Productions, Inc.

Director

Kimberly Hardcastle-Geddes, CEM
Chief Marketing Strategist
mdg

Director

Jennifer Heinold, CEM
Senior Vice President, Events
Access Intelligence LLC

Director

Buffy Levy
Director, Event Services
SmithBucklin

Director

Tim McGuinness

Director

Justine McVaney
SVP Event Planning & Operations
National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)

Director

KV Nagendra Prasad, CEM
Head – Operations & Leasing (Transit Oriented Development)
L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Limited

Director

Brian Scott

Director

Ian Sequeira
VP, Research & Measurement
Freeman

Director

Dennis Smith
Senior Director, Expo Sales and Business Development
AVIXA

Director

Janet Sperstad, CMP
Program Director, Meeting and Event Management
Madison College

 

CEIR

Cathy Breden, CMP, CAE, CEM
CEO

Ex-Officio – IAEE

David DuBois, CMP, CAE, FASAE, CTA
President & CEO
IAEE