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.

2018 Executive Committee

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Chairman

Aaron Kaufman, CSEP

Fifth Element Group

Toronto, ON

Office: 416.241.4440 x1

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1st Vice Chair

Kim Romano, CSEP

BizBash Media

New York, NY

Office: 646.839.6829

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 Treasurer

Larry Green

International Event Products

Stoughton, MA

Office: 781.341.0929

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Secretary

Patrick McMichael, CSEP

Denon & Doyle Entertainment

Pacheco, CA

Office: 800.944.9585

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 Immediate Past Chairman

Rick Turner

Extraordinary Events

Cleveland, OH

Cell: 216.577.4158

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 Executive Advisor

Joann Roth-Oseary

Someone's in the Kitchen

Tarzana, CA

Office: 818.343.5151

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2018 Board of Directors

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Chairman, Outreach & Engagement

Neil Adams

Bright Event Rentals

South San Francisco, CA

Cell: 415.819.1563

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Chairman, Marketing Committee

Nick Borelli

Borelli Strategies

Cleveland, Ohio

Cell: 814.746.1522

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Chairman, Events Committee

Karl Heitz, CSEP, DMCP

PROlogis

Denver, CO

Cell: 303.567.5168

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Danny Bergold

About Entertainment

Burbank, CA

Office: 424.201.5428 x2

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Bobby Dutton

GrooveBoston

Boston, MA

Office: 888.815.9694

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 Jerry Hellmann

AFR Event Furnishings

Nationwide

Office: 856.406.1200

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David Lombardo

Lombardo’s

Randolph, MA

Mobile: 508-930-2228

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Kate Patay

Patay Consulting

Reno, NV

Office: 775.343.6551

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Frank Puleo

Framboise Catering

Staten Island, NY

Office: 718.448.4252

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Meryl Snow

SnowStorm Solutions LLC

Philadelphia, PA

Office: 610.659.9197

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 Kari Strolberg, CSEP

Eventful Marketing Solutions / Detail + Design

Indianapolis, IN

Office: 317.423.3590

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Marissa Schaffner, CMP

ASE Group, Inc.

Overland Park, KS

Office: 913.339.9333

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JC York

Classic Entertainment / Wise Guys InterACTive

Orlando, FL

Office: 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

Office: 480 538 7912 (ARIZONA TIME)

 

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 Corinne@SEARCHfoundation.org for information regarding upcoming board vacancies and committee opportunities.