Board of Directors

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE


 

Co-President

Carmen Ackerman, MA Student



  

Secretary/Chapter Advisor

Constantino Papadopulos, CHRM, CRME, General Manager

                                                                                                                                           

Co-President 

Fernando Harb, Co-Founder
Spotlight Hospitality Solutions

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VP, Education/Programs 

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

         
 

VP, Programs & Membership - Southwest Chapter

Shannon Dilworth
Regional Director of Revenue Management, Cooper Hotels

 

VP, Finance

Denease Butt, Director of Revenue Management
Riverside Hotel


           

 

VP, Membership Development

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

 

VP, Partner Development (Sponsorships)

Haydee Casanova
Hospitality Consultant

 

           
 

VP, Collegiate Chapter Advisor

Greg Bohan
Professor, FAU

   

           

 

   

           

Board of Directors

Programs Committee

 

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Director, Programs & Content

Susan Aichele-Sanders, Area Director of Sales & Marketing, Urgo Hotels & Resorts

 

Director, Programs & Content

Faheemah Khan Garzon, Marketing & Events Manager
Greater Miami & The Beaches Hotel Association

           

Revenue Management Committee

     

Director, Revenue Management - Miami-Dade

Vacant

Director, Revenue Management - Broward

Vacant

     

Membership Committee

     
 

Director, Membership Development

Haydee Casanova Rodriguez
Consultant

 

Special Events

     
    Special Events/Past Pres, Council

Gail Spier
Regional Sales Director, THINK Magazine
 
           

Marketing & Communications Committee

 
       
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Silja Berrocal, Sales Executive Administrative Assistant
Loews Miami Beach Hotel
Director, Marketing & Communications
Sara Martinez
, Regional Director- Sales & Marketing
Real Hospitality Group

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 Collegiate Chapter
Mike Hampton
Professor, Florida International University
 

 Sponsorship Committee 

     
           
      
 

Director, Sponsorship

Meghan Smith
Milestone, Director of Sales - Hospitality

           
  Director, Sponsorship, Student Outreach

Debbie Male Selvarajoo
L+R HOTELS, Commercial Director of U.S. and Caribbean
           

 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
Cruise Planners - An American Express Travel Representative
           
    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
INXPO
           


Past President/Chapter Advisor

Silvia Camarota, Sr. Director - Southeast
Expedia Group

Past President/Chapter Advisor

Natalie Strobl, Strobl Consulting 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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

305-608-8090