MAST Travel Network in Oak Brook Terrace, IL, has elected new officers to serve one-year terms through June 2009. The agency-owned cooperative has 172 agency members in eight states and Canada.
*Chairman and CEO: Dick Doherty, Crystal Lake Travel, Crystal Lake, IL
*Vice President: Janet Foster, Wilson Travel and Cruise, St. Charles, IL
*Treasurer: Rick South, The Travel Center, Des Moines, IO
*Secretary: Dave Rowe, Comfort Travel, Dolton, IL
Other Directors of MAST’s nine-member Board include Linda Puchyr (outgoing Board Chairman) Cardunal Travel, Algonquin, IL,; George Staples, Hobson Travel, Naperville, IL; Jenny Cagle, Elm Grove Travel, Elm Grove, WI; Tim Fitz, Camelot World Travel, Rockford, IL and Joe Virgilio, Travel Center, Inc., Buffalo Grove, IL.
MAST has also chosen Las Vegas as the site of the 18th Annual Conference. The 3-day event will be held at the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino, May 3-6, 2009. The conference theme: “Formula for Success”.
John Werner, president of MAST, said the dates were selected because they immediately precede TRAMS Technology and Marketing University (TMU), also in Las Vegas. MAST members will have the opportunity to attend both events on one airline ticket.