Board of Directors




Natalie StroblSr. Account Manager - Florida Travel Ads
Expedia Group


Immediate Past President/Chapter Advisor
Constantino Papadopulos, 
CHRM, CRME, General Manager



VP, Education/Programs (Co-chair)

Kenneth Miranda,
CHRM, Associate Director of Revenue Management at Loews Hotels

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VP, Education/Programs (Co-chair)

Mercedes Blanco, Director of Sales



VP, Programs & Membership - Southwest Chapter

Shannon Dilworth
Cooper Hotels



VP, Programs & Membership -
Florida Keys

Kim Cournoyer, Market Manager

Expedia Group

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VP, Marketing & Communications

Irena Watts, CRME, Associate Market Manager - Miami
Expedia Group


VP, Partner Development (Sponsorships)

Haydee Casanova
Hospitality Consultant



VP, Membership Development

Angie Franjul-Garcia, Associate Market Manager - Miami
Expedia Group


VP, Community & Student Outreach
Diana Schloss, CHRM

Independent Consultant
Rodan + Fields



VP, Collegiate Chapter Advisor

Greg Bohan


VP, Finance

Denease Butt, Director of Revenue Management
Riverside Hotel


Board of Directors

Programs Committee



Director, Programs & Content

Susan Aichele, Director of Sales
Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach

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Director, Programs & Content

Patricia Filadelfo, Senior Resort Sales Manager
Seminole Gaming


Director, Programs & Content

Danielle Bulemore, Market Manager
Expedia Group




Revenue Management Committee

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Director, Revenue Management - Miami-Dade

Richard Chandler, CRME

Corporate Director of Revenue Management and Analytics

Director, Revenue Management Programs - Broward



Membership Committee


Director, Membership

Cecilia Orbegozo, CHSP
Director of Sales & Marketing
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Miami-Kendall


Special Events

    Gail Spier, Advertising Director
THINK Magazine

Communications Committee

  Director, Social Media
nna Russo, Area Director of Sales
Marriott International
Director, Social Media
Krystal Ledoux, Assistant Director of Revenue Management
The Confidante


Community Outreach/Collegiate Development

  Director, Certifications/Faculty Liaison
Dr. Peter Ricci, CHA, CHSE, CRME, Director, Hospitality Management Program
Florida Atlantic University 
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  Director, Community Service
Meghan Smith,
Director of Sales

 Mentorship Committee 


Director, Mentorship



 Past President's Council/Advisory Board

    Past President/Chapter Advisor
Carmen Ackerman,
 Project Manager
Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District
    Past President/Chapter Advisor
Stacie Faulds, Director of Marketing
Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau
    Past President/Chapter Advisor
Fernando Harb,
 Vice President Tourism Sales
Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau
    Advisory Board Member
Doug McLain,
Vice President of Sales, Southeast

Past President/Chapter Advisor

Silvia Camarota, Sr. Director - Southeast
Expedia, Inc.


  Diane Levine Benjamin
HSMAI South Florida
401 E. Las Olas Blvd
Suite 130-252
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301