NACE National Board Elections

Announcement of Elections

The NACE National Nominations and Elections committee announces that elections for the 2023 National Board of Directors will take place at the NACE Experience Conference to be held July 24-27, 2022 in Orlando, Florida.

Chapters and At-Large members will select delegates to vote in the election. The elected board members will be officially announced at the conference and will take office on January 1, 2023.

Meet the Candidates Webinars

Candidate for Vice President

One-year term, 2023

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Michelle Stansfield, CPCE

Principal Planner
Chic Productions
La Quinta, California

Candidate Statement


Candidate for Secretary/Treasurer

One-year Term, 2023

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Jill Vidal-Raines, CPCE

EB Inc
Humble, Texas

Candidate Statement


Candidates for At-Large Director

One seat available. Two-year Term, 2023-2024

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Julie Brown Pflueger, CPCE

Owner/Event Planner
Check It DONE Events
Phoenix, Arizona

Candidate Statement



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Kelly Dalisa, CPCE

National Account Executive
CORT Events
San Diego, California

Candidate Statement


Advancing by Succession

The following National Board members will advance by automatic succession.

Photo of Amber Allen, CPCE

National President (2023)
Amber Allen, CPCE
Director of Catering and Convention Services
Hotel Valley Ho
Scottsdale, Arizona

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President Elect (2023)
Michelle Dunnick, CPCE, MBA
Director of Events & Investor Relations
United Way of Southeast Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana

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Immediate Past President (2023)
James Filtz, CPCE, CMP, CHE
Solutions Consultant
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Continuing Two-Year Terms

The following National Board members will continue to complete their two-year term.

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At-Large Director (2022-2023)
Lyn Gleasure, CPCE, CMP
Senior Event Sales Manager
Rock Central
Detroit, Michigan

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At-Large Director (2022-2023)
Gil Hall, CPCE, CMP
Portfolio Community Manager
First Service Residential
Cherry Hill, New Jersey



Chapter Leader Information and Resources

Chapters and Chapter Leaders have important responsibilities and duties as part of the National Board elections process. The Nominations and Elections Committee has prepared a package of information and resources to assist in fulfilling these duties.

  • Chapter Leader Information Package – Chapter board members should download and review this information. Chapters have specific responsibilities and duties in the National Board elections process, including electing Delegates who will vote on behalf of chapter membership.
  • Chapter Delegate Submission Form – This online form is used by chapters to submit their Chapter Delegate lists. Chapter Delegates must be submitted by Friday, June 24, 2022 at 5:00 PM EDT.

Elections Timeline

  • May 6, 2022 — Nominations Open
  • May 20, 2022 — Nominations Close at 11:59 PM EDT
  • May 24, 2022 — Final Candidate List Confirmed to National Board of Directors
  • May 25, 2022 — Final Candidate List Announced to Membership
  • June 28, 2022 — Meet the Candidates #1
  • July 12, 2022 — Meet the Candidates #2
  • July 24, 2022 — Candidate Q&A for Delegates at Experience 2022 in Orlando, Florida
  • July 24, 2022 — Elections at Experience 2022 in Orlando, Florida
  • Fall 2022 — Joint NACE/Foundation Strategic Retreat for 2022 and 2023 Boards
  • Q3 2022 — Officer and Director Onboarding and Transition
  • January 1, 2023 — 2023 Board Terms Begin


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