2016-17 SYTA Board of Director Candidates

The Nominating Committee presents the following nominees for the 2016-2017 SYTA Vice President and for the SYTA Board of Directors.  Voting opens Wednesday, August 10th and closes Saturday, August 20, at 7 pm Eastern Time. Candidates will be introduced to the membership on Saturday, August 20th, but only Vice President speeches will be given at the 2016 SYTA Annual Conference.

A link to vote will be sent to the primary contact of each Active and Associate Member company on August 10th. Members can only vote for candidates within their respective membership type. All member companies in good standing are eligible to vote, whether or not the company is represented at the 2016 SYTA Annual Conference.

A nominee may be added to the slate of candidates by submitting a nomination form and an attachment including 20 SYTA member signatures to Lisa Berretta at [email protected] by July 25th for the Nominating Committee to review. There will not be an opportunity to run from the floor at the 2016 SYTA Annual Conference.

For any questions, please contact Lisa Berretta at [email protected] or 703-610-9034.

Click here to read the 2016 SYTA Election Procedures



Urte Land
AdvantEdge Tours, LLC

Marc Reiter
Unique Travels & Tours, LLC


ACTIVE CANDIDATES (2 open positions)

Ted Goldenberg
Vice President
Chapman Cultural Tours, Ltd

Kara Mihalevich
Adventure Student Travel

Justin Shuler
Group Travel Network, Inc.


ASSOCIATE CANDIDATES (1 open position)

Kendra Dolton
Special Projects and Sales Event Manager
Group Sales Box Office/

Nicholas Faranda
Sales Manager Groups and Tourism
Disney Theatrical Group

Pam Williams
Tourism Sales Manager
Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau


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