BOARD OF DIRECTORS

President

Gabriel Garza
Senior Sales Executive
Marriott Marquis Houston
e-mail: president@mpihouston.org 

 

President-Elect

Christy Spisak DMCP
Director of Sales & Operations
Cosmo Cool Concepts, Inc., a DMC Network Company
e-mail: presidentelect@mpihouston.org 

 

Immediate Past President

Cahal Mowery CMP
Director of Group Sales
JW Marriott Houston Downtown
e-mail: ipp@mpihouston.org 

 

Vice President, Communications

Megan Flowers
Sales & Events Manager
Pearland Convention & Visitors Bureau
e-mail: vpcommunications@mpihouston.org 

 

Vice President, Education

Linda Hampton CMP
President
Norris Conference Centers
e-mail: vpeducation@mpihouston.org 

 

Vice President, Finance

Ildebrando Salazar
Sales Manager
Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa
e-mail: vpfinance@mpihouston.org 

 

Vice President, Leadership Development

Taylor Clark CMP
Meeting Manager
American Express Business Travel, Meetings and Events
e-mail: vpleadershipdevelopment@mpihouston.org 

 

Director of Communications

Jessica Lewis
Leisure Travel Manager
Terranea Resort
e-mail: directorcommunications@mpihouston.org 

 

Director of Member Care

Renee Martinez CMP
Conference Center Sales Manager
Hilton Americas Houston
e-mail: directormembercare@mpihouston.org 

 

Director of Recruitment

Ciara Basile
National Sales Manager
Galveston Island Convention & Visitor's Bureau
e-mail: directorrecruitment@mpihouston.org 

 

Director of Education
Javanni Kiezer CMP
Conference & Events Coordinator
ASME - IPTI
e-mail: directoreducation@mpihouston.org 

 

Director of Strategic Alliance

Juliana Wathen
Sales
Cosmo Cool Concepts, Inc., a DMC Network Company
e-mail: directorstrategicalliance@mpihouston.org 

 

Chapter Administrator

Shannon Smith CMP
Boys and Girls Country
e-mail: chapteradmin@mpihouston.org