July 2018 Print

Board Member Exposé

 

Alanna Klomp, CMP

President-Elect

Alanna Klomp, CMP, has been with the West Michigan Whitecaps, a minor league affiliate of the Detroit Tigers, for 19 years. She has held numerous positions with the baseball club and is currently the Corporate Event Sales Manager. Her primary responsibilities include selling the more than 100 non-baseball events, such as company picnics, meetings, trade shows, training seminars, holiday parties and weddings, that occur at the ballpark.  When she is not selling events at the ballpark she is planning events off-site for both the West Michigan Whitecaps and the Whitecaps Community Foundation.  Events include the Foundation’s annual Fundraising Banquet and Golf Outing as well as the 2014 Midwest League All-Star Game Reception and various private parties.

Alanna has been Director of Education for 2 years, Vice President of Education for 1 year and is currently serving as President Elect for the Michigan Chapter. She loves spending time with her husband Rich and two children, Izzy and Nathan. Together they enjoy traveling and outdoor activities such as kayaking, hiking and camping.  In her spare time she volunteers at her kid’s school, for Kids Food Basket and Habitat for Humanity. When time permits, her hobbies include photography, baking, knitting and exercising.

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Meet our 2018-2019 Board of Directors

President - Julie Crowgey, CMP, CTA
President - Elect Alanna Klomp, CMP
Immediate Past President - Trisha Olach, CMP
VP Communications - Jennifer Berkemeier
VP Education - Maryellen Jansen, CMP, CTA
VP Membership - David Hellenberg
VP Finance - Debbie Hughes, CMP
VP Leadership Development - Julie Oatman, CMP
Director Communications - Kristina Kauffman, CTA
Director Education - Terra Damchuk
Director Finance - Sonja Wood, CMP, CTA, GMS
Director Membership - Karalee McKinstry, GMS
Director Regional Conference - Sheryl Korn, CMP, CTA
Director of Leadership Development - Veronica Rogers, CMP

 

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Celebration! Results

Congratulations to our award winners!

Jodie Boyd Cady, CMP, CTA, CMM

Chapter Meeting Industry Leader Award

Jenn Morden, CMP

Young Professional Award

Sonja Wood, CMP, CTA, GMS

Chapter Meetings Impact Award

Maryellen Jansen, CMP, CTA

Chapter Member of the Year Award

Alanna Klomp, CMP

Chapter Member of the Year Award

Cobo Center

Michigan’s Finest Meeting Site

Great Lakes Bay Regional CVB

Michigan’s Finest Non-Property Vendor

Jennifer Berkemeier

President’s Award

Cobo Center

Silver Plate 

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Fun Photos from Celebration!

Communications Committee

Communications Committee

Finance Committee

Past Presidents

Past Presidents

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Attention Michigan Planners! What are you doing July 17-18?

We wanted to share a very exciting educational event designed for planners; a two-day intensive educational event with topics such as networking, social media and volunteering. We're working with our MPI Ohio Chapter to get the word out about the event! They've even included a complimentary overnight stay. Please register by July 11 (TOMORROW)! More information and link to register:

http://www.mpioh.org/event/planner-only-event-toledo/

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Membership Information

Refer a friend and SAVE!

MPI Membership Pays Off! Refer a friend to MPI and you both save $$$! Friends waive the $50 application fee while YOU save $25 off your next membership renewal.

Monthly Renewal Drawing for July 2018

Renewal Drawings:  www.mpiweb.org/renew

Are you up for renewal this month? Renew your MPI membership before the end of July and you will be entered into a drawing for one of THREE great prizes. The winner will pick one! Renew today!

  • 6 month extended membership
  • Complimentary CMP Study Kit  (valued at $312)
  • Receive $200 off any MPI Professional Development Certificate Program

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