American Society of Travel Agents Announces New Board of Directors

 

(c) 2011 ASTA

The American Society of Travel Agents announced its  2011/2012 Board of Directors, which will come together for the first time in September at ASTA’s Travel Retailing and Destination Expo. The Board will be composed of agent members and Corporate Advisory Council (CAC) members:

    •    Susan H. Aft, ACC, director-at-large
    •    Lois Howes, director-at-large
    •    John I. Lovell, CTC, director-at-large
    •    Nina Meyer, CTC, MCC, DS, director-at-large
    •    Scott Pinheiro, director-at-large
    •    Laura Rodriguez-Verbera, director-at-large
    •    Karl Rosen; director-at-large
    •    Chris Russo, director-at-large
    •    Carol Wagner, director-at-large
    •    Lee Thomas, CTC, CAC-member director (CAC chair)
    •    John Rose, CAC-member director (CAC vice-chair)
    •    Steve Powers (Long Island Chapter), Chapter Presidents Council Chair
    •    Jason Coleman (Southern California Chapter), CPC representative
    •    Leo Zabinski (Carolinas Chapter), CPC representative
    •    International Chapter Presidents' Council chair (To be elected at next ICPC meeting)
 
The Board of Directors will elect the Executive Committee at the Board meeting to be held in Las Vegas prior to ASTA’s Travel Retailing & Destination Expo.
 
ASTA also announced the results of its elections.

Elected national directors-at-large who will serve for a two-year term, in alphabetical order, are:
    •    Lois Howes*
    •    John I. Lovell, CTC*
    •    Nina Meyer, CTC, MCC, DS **
    •    Scott Pinheiro*
    •    Karl Rosen*
(*Elected to first two-year term)
(**Elected to second two-year term)
 
National Directors serving the second year of their two-year terms are:
    •    Susan H. Aft, ACC
    •    Laura Rodriguez-Verbera
    •    Chris Russo
    •    Carol Wagner

ASTA’s governance structure calls for a Board of Directors that consists of nine national directors elected at-large for two-year, staggered terms, three chapter presidents, the chair of the International Chapter Presidents’ Council (ICPC), and two Corporate Advisory Council (CAC) members.

The Chapter Presidents Council elected at its recent meeting the following chapter presidents to sit on the Board are Steve Powers (Long Island Chapter and CPC Chair), Jason Coleman (Southern California Chapter) and Leo Zabinski (Carolinas Chapter).
 
The Board of Directors will elect the Executive Committee at the Board meeting to be held in Las Vegas prior to ASTA’s Travel Retailing & Destination Expo.

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