Coordinates UMAPP's largest event of the year, the Fire & Ice Booth Show.
Tasha Widhson – Co-Chair
Booth Show Subcommittees (for help on specific projects)
Paula Coomer - Sponsorships / Set Up (loading dock)
Sandy Nichols - Sponsorships
Cami Larson - Chair, Product Pavilion
Donna Porcaro - Co-Chair, Product Pavilion
Jenna Kraemar - Product Pavilion
Scott Hareid - Coordinator, Welcome Reception
Dawn Lucchesi - Welcome bags for exhibitors
Communications (Newsletter, Distributor Xpress, Facebook, Website)
Review and/or write articles for the Newsletter, coordinate Facebook posts, and consult on Distributor Xpress questions or issues.
Marie Young-UMAPP Facebook
Sasha Grimm - pictures
End Buyer Holiday Expo
Coordinates the new End Buyer Holiday Expo Show in August
Melinda Marr - Co Chair
Scott Hareid - Co Chair
Kay Vande Loo
Coordinate annual golf event.
Government Relations Council
We will increase awareness of the governmental challenges that threaten our industry, and influence lawmakers to support legislation in the best interests of our members and their families.
Works with committee chairs to promote UMAPP events.
Coordinates new member drives and works to increase awareness of the benefits of belonging to UMAPP.
This committee plans the professional development seminars held for UMAPP members.
Loni Spence, MAS – Co-Chair
Dan Ball - Committee Member
Tim Mogck – Committee Member
Public Relations Council
To educate end-buyers and students about our industry and the value of promotional products as an advertising medium.
This is an assigned position where the candidate represents UMAPP as the Regional Association Council delegate (RAC is a council created by PPAI as a bridge between that Association and the Regional Associations).
This committee plans the annual Selling Solutions Showcase (Room Show) held on an annual basis in August.
Michelle Altobelli, MAS
This committee coordinates both scholarship programs that UMAPP offers (CAS/MAS and Collegiate), as well as all recognition programs (NorthStar Awards, Lifetime Achievement, Volunteer of the Year and Hall of Fame).
This committee coordinates volunteers for various UMAPP events or programs.