MPI’s nominating committee, chaired by Jerry Wayne, executive director of sales and marketing for The Galt House, Executive Inn and Executive West in Louisville, Ky., and immediate past chairman of MPI, has announced the nominees for its International Board of Directors, to serve 2003-2004. MPI members will vote on the nominees this spring and elected nominees will begin their term July 1.

Executive Committee Nominees:

Chairman-Elect: Hugh K. Lee - president, Fusion Productions, Webster, N.Y.

Vice Chairman of Finance: John Parke, CMP - CEO and president, Leadership Synergies Inc., Prince Frederick, Md.

Vice Chairwoman of Administration: Christine Duffy - president and chief operating officer, McGettigan Partners, Philadelphia

Vice Chairman of Member Services: Craig J. Ardis, CMM - director of global special events, Amway Corporation, Ada, Mich.

Nominees for terms ending in 2004:

Susan Krug, CMP, CAE - executive director, Child Life Council, Rockville, Md.

JoAnn Bedrosian-Ryan - manager of specialty markets, United Airlines, Chicago

Nominees for terms ending in 2006:

Mark Andrew, CHA, CMP - general manager, Westin Bayshore Resort, Vancouver, British Columbia

Ann Godi, CMP - president of Benchmarc 360o, Inc., Norcross, Ga.

David Rich - executive director, program strategy IBM Worldwide/George P. Johnson Co., North Easton, Mass.

John Tolbert - vice president of sales and marketing, Boca Raton Resort and Club, Boca Raton, Fla.

Other members of the nominating committee included Theresa Breining, CMP, CMM; Craig Ardis, CMM; Maria Dempsey, CMP, CMM; Paul Kennedy, MBE; Rebecca Miller, CMP; Shannon Simpson, CMP; and Sydney Zech, CMP.