Board of Directors

MPIKC Organizational Chart PDF document (image)

Board of Directors Meetings Schedule and Minutes

Tony Ballard Tony Ballard, President

About me in 140 characters:
Meeting planner at Kansas State University enjoys fishing, grilling,  competition BBQ, woodworking, and spending time with family.

Program Coordinator
Kansas State University
1615 Anderson Ave, Suite 154
Manhattan, KS 66502

T: 785-532-2402

 Andrea Cowsar photo Andrea O’Hara, CMP, President-elect

About me in 140 characters:
Midwest Nat’l Sales Director for the San Diego CVB. Mentor to at risk youth, cooking fanatic, enjoy hiking and spending time at the park with my dog, Jackson. 

National Sales Director – Midwest
San Diego Tourism Authority
750 B. Street, Suite 1500
San Diego, CA 92101

T: 816-492-6203

Photo of J. Phillip Allemang Phil Allemang, CAS, Immediate Past President

About me in 140 characters:
Owner and Mkt. Mgr. Proforma US Marketing. I married the most perfect lady for me, Nancy, on June 12, 2015. Alley my Airedale now has a step sister, Jodie the Schnauzer. I enjoy my grandchildren, dancing, traveling, and serving MPIKC.

Owner
Proforma US Marketing, LLC.
5518 Farley
Merriam, KS  66203

T: 816-392-4246

Corey Ringh photo Corey Ringh, VP Communication

About me in 140 characters:
In the hospitality industry for 20 years, currently and Account Executive for Marriott International. Enjoys cooking and watching anything on Food Network. Passion for hiking, being outdoors, traveling and spending time with her husband, three little boys.

Mid-Market Account Executive
Marriott International
2975 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64108

T: 816-508-8985

devin-carver-150-x-200 Devin Carver, CMP, VP Membership

About me in 140 characters:                                                               Sales Manager at the OP Convention Center. Loves to travel with my wonderful husband, cook, spend time with friends and refinish old furniture.

Sales Manager
Overland Park Convention Center
6000 College Boulevard
Overland Park, KS 66211

T: 913-339-3057

Danica Roth photo Danica Tolen, VP Finance

About me in 140 characters:
In the hospitality industry for 15 years, currently a director of sales and marketing. Married to a wonderful man, Aaron, and we have two wonderful children. My passions are: my family (Aaron, Avery, Kingston, and Lincoln – our dog), my work, time outdoors, cooking, and being amongst friends.

Director of Sales and Catering
Great Wolf Lodge Kansas City
10401 Cabela Drive
Kansas City, KS 66111

T: 913-907-2950

Jacque Stock Jacque Stock, CMP, VP Education

About me in 140 characters:
Director of Business Development for the Kansas City Convention Center, sports fan who enjoys spending time with family and friends, planning new adventures, traveling, exercising, and trying new KC restaurants

Director of Business Development
Kansas City Convention and Entertainment Facilities
301 West 13th Street, Suite 100
Kansas City, MO 64105

T: 816-513-5099


Diane Midyett, Director Strategic Alliance

About me in 140 characters:
Very active in HSMA and MPI when she worked at the Corpus Christi CVB. She kept raising her hand to say “let me plan that!” After moving to St. Joseph she was the DOS at the St. Joseph CVB until deciding to open a restaurant and catering company. The opportunity came to be a meeting & trade show planner for Teva and Bayer Animal Health which launched her into her own business as an independent planner.

Owner
Diana Midyett Meeting and Event Planning, LLC
1219 N 26th Street
St. Joseph MO 64506

T: 816-294-0633

 

andrea foulkes thumbnail Andrea Foulkes, Director Leadership

About me in 140 characters:
Director of Sales and Marketing, proud Mom of three active boys, enjoys cooking, good wine, watching my kids sporting events, and spending time with friends and family.

Director of Sales & Marketing
The Elms Resort & Spa
401 Regent Street
Excelsior Springs, MO 64024

T: 816-629-2512

 

Logan Keasling

Logan Keasling, Director Education

About me in 140 characters:
Event Manager, Black & Veatch with passion for travel, cooking, reading, DIY projects and spending time with friends and family.

Event Manager
Black & Veatch
11401 Lamar Avenue
Overland Park, KS 66211

T: 913-458-9600

Barb Silin, CMP, CTA, Director Member Care

About me in 140 characters:

Barb Silin has been in the hospitality industry for nearly 17 years; and is currently a Sales Manager at the Overland Park Convention Center working in the corporate and non-profit market spectrum. 

Sales Manager
6000 College Boulevard, Overland Park, KS 66211
T: 913-339-3102

Janet OHagan - resized headshot Janet O’Hagan, Director Special Events

About me in 140 characters:

Senior Sales Manager at the Kansas City Convention Center, who likes to garden & decorate, appreciates nature and loves spending time with her family.

Senior Sales Manager
Kansas City Convention and Entertainment Facilities
301 West 13th Street, Suite 100
Kansas City, MO  64105

T: 816-513-5015

 

Aesha Beattle Aesha Beattle, CMP, Chapter Administrator

About me in 140 characters:
Mother of two with an extensive background in association meeting planning. Enjoys yoga, beach vacations and doodlewashing with watercolor.

KCMPI
PO Box 24183
Overland Park, KS  66283

T: 816-668-9424