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  • BOARD MEMBERS          

    Shannon Gardner, DMCP

    Indianapolis, IN

    Chairwoman

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    Nicole Marsh, CMP, DMCP

    Denver, CO

    Past-Chairwoman

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    Joanne Ferguson-Twiste,

    CMP, DMCP

    San Juan, Puerto Rico

    Chair, Financial/Legal

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    Cynthia Alford, CTP

    Atlanta, GA

    Chair, Member Engagement

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    Matt Cuevas, CEO

    San Francisco, CA

    Chair, Marketing

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    Sunny Irvine

    Los Cabos, Mexico

    Chair, Special Events

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    Kathleen Landry, DCMP

    Boston, MA

    Chair, Education

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Cynthia Alford, CTP

Chair, Member Engagement3

Cynthia is the Co-Founder and President of Destination South Meetings & Events, the leading, fully-accredited Atlanta-based powerhouse of destination management, event production and meeting management.

 

Under Cynthia’s leadership, Destination South has garnered distinctive industry recognition with multiple Allie, Esprit and ADMEI Awards.

 

Cynthia is a recognized leader within the Greater Atlanta hospitality community, participating in local initiatives, industry programs and philanthropic activities. Her passion and knowledge has led Cynthia to be a sought-after speaker and facilitator for hospitality industry associations nationwide.

With more than 30 years of experience, Cynthia now dedicates extensive time giving back to the industry through volunteering and supporting non-profits. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau.