HCEA Announces 2016/2017 Board of Directors

August 30, 2016

The Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association recently announced its 2016/2017 Board of Directors. 

The 2016/2017 HCEA Board, which officially took office Aug. 16, formally was presented during HCEAConnect, HCEA’s annual gathering for a time of learning and networking. 

Don Schmid with Pfizer was installed as the new president of this nearly 100 year-old organization. 

 “HCEA has assembled a Board of accomplished volunteer leaders representing all facets of our industry,” Schmid said.

He added, “I am excited to work with this esteemed group of industry experts in what I consider the premier organization for the healthcare convention and exhibits industry.”

 Joining Schmid on the Board are:

·         President-Elect:  Kyle Wood, Group Delphi

·         Vice President:  Gregg Lapin, American Association of Diabetes Educators

·         Treasurer:  Sue Huff, Medtronic

·         Secretary:  Sean Feehan, GWF Associates

·         Immediate Past President:  Christine Farmer, Novo Nordisk


·         Stacey Chandler:  American College of Rheumatology

·         Sonia Fong:  Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau

·         Teresa Lerch:  American College of Physicians, Inc.

·         Brian Lotterman:  Amgen            

·         Chris Metzger:  Freeman XP

·         Jackie Mitchell:  American College of Surgeons


·         David Saef:  Global Experience Specialists (GES)                  

·         Michael Seymour:  3D Exhibits, Inc.            

·         Amy Sondrup:  AccessTCA

·         Jeannie Wert:  Siemens Healthcare     

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