Candidates Announced for 2024 National Board

The NACE National Nominations and Elections Committee is pleased to announce the candidates for the 2024 National Board. Elections will take place at the Experience Conference for Catering and Events to be held July 23-25, 2023 in Dallas, Texas.

Candidate for Vice President

  • Jill Vidal-Raines, CPCE, Owner, EB Inc., Humble, Texas

Candidate for Secretary/Treasurer

  • Sarah James, CPCE, Director of Sales, Live Nation, San Antonio, Texas

Candidate for CLC Director

  • Dana Kadwell, CPCE, Owner, C & D Events, New Hill, North Carolina

Candidates for At-Large Director (two seats available)

  • Lyn Gleasure, CPCE, CMP, Senior Event Sales Manager, Rock Events, Detroit, Michigan
  • Gil Hall, CPCE Emeritus, CPCE Emeritus, Portfolio Community Manager, First Service Residential, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The following National Board members will advance by succession:

  • 2024 President - Michelle Dunnick, CPCE, MBA, Director of Events & Investor Relations, United Way of Southeast Louisiana, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 2024 President Elect - Michelle Stansfield, CPCE, Principal Planner, Chic Productions, La Quinta, California
  • 2024 Immediate Past President - Amber Allen, CPCE, Director of Food & Beverage, Hotel Valley Ho, Scottsdale, Arizona

The following National Board Member will continue their two-year term:

  • At-Large Director (2023-2024) - Kelly Dalisa, CPCE, National Account Executive, CORT Events, San Diego, California

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