2022 Executive Committee

Our organization is governed by a Board of Directors elected by existing board members. Our Board of Directors uses policy governance to envision the future and to ensure operations are aligned with our mission statement and meet the evolving needs of the event industry. 

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Chairwoman

Kate Patay
CPCE

Patay Consulting

Reno, NV
ph: 775.343.6551

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1st Vice Chairman &
Crisis Relief Chairman

Patrick McMichael
CSEP

Denon & Doyle Entertainment

Pacheco, CA
ph: 800.944.9585

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Treasurer & Finance Committee Chairman

Larry Green

International Event Products

Stoughton, MA
ph: 781.341.0929

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Secretary & Events Committee Chairman

David Lombardo

Lombardo’s

Randolph, MA
ph: 508.930.2228

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Immediate Past Chairman & Outreach Committee Chairman

Rick Turner

Forward Hospitality Group

Cleveland, OH
ph: 216.577.4158

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 Executive Advisor & SEARCH 100 Committee Chairwoman

Joann Roth-Oseary

Someone's in the Kitchen

Tarzana, CA
ph: 818.343.5151

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Marketing Committee

Nick Borelli

AllSeated / exVo

Cleveland, Ohio
ph: 814.746.1522

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Fundraising Outreach

Judy Brillhart
CSEP

Sheraton Commander Hotel

Boston, MA
ph: 617.234.1362

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Events Committee

Evan Carbotti

Carbotti Experiences

Newport, RI
ph: 401.849.3115

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Event Technology

Mark Catuogno
CGSP

MC Event Consulting

New Rochelle, NY
ph: 914-632-2042

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Social Media Committee

Thuy Diep [2E Deep]
CGSP, DMCP, CSEP

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Los Angeles, CA
ph: 413.230.8099

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Events Committee

Michele Polci
CPCE, CMP

Caesars Entertainment 

Las Vegas, NV
ph: 702.777.7871

Bobby-Dutton

Brand Manager

Bobby Dutton

GrooveBoston

Boston, MA
ph: 888.815.9694

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Finance Committee

Frank Puleo

Framboise Catering

Staten Island, NY
ph: 718.448.4252

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 Event Production

Stephanie Jayko
CSEP

Knock Out Productions

Dallas, TX
ph: 214.856.6909

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Fundraising Outreach

India Rhodes
CSEP

Wilkinson Rhodes

San Antonio, TX
ph: 210.387.5687

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Jolie Oree-Bailey

Low Country Quisine

Farmer's Branch, TX
ph: 972.386.4555

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Marketing Committee

Thomas Whelan, Jr.

Levy Convention Centers

Quincy, MA
ph: 857.234.2738

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Crisis Relief Committee

JC York

Classic Entertainment / Wise Guys InterACTive

Orlando, FL
ph: 407.854.2184 x228

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 Founder/Chairman Emeritus

Joe Van Eron
CSEP

Cell: 954 383 5548

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Director Emeritus

Audrey Gordon

 

Headquarters Staff

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Executive Administrator

Corinne Z. Dudine

ph: 480 538 7912 (ARIZONA TIME)
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Get Involved!

The SEARCH Foundation is an organization fueled by the time, energy and networks of our event, meetings and hospitality industry volunteers.

Interested in becoming a board member or other opportunities to contribute to SEARCH?

Email us at admin@SEARCHfoundation.org for information regarding upcoming board vacancies and committee opportunities.