Chapter News

PCMA Northern California MOVERS & SHAKERS

A new column showcasing the achievements and success of our chapter members and community ~ join PCMA NCC in congratulating all our Movers & Shakers this month!

Alexandra Lukachova, CMP and Dana DePonzi-Hass, CMP-IHC

Our fearless leader, Alex has recently returned to Kaiser Permanente as Senior Meeting Planner and then encouraged Dana to join the company as Senior Event Planner.  Kaiser now has a winning combination!

Deirdre Lewis and Julie Van’t Hul
The San Francisco Travel Association has promoted Deirdre Lewis to the position of senior director, convention services and events, and added Julie Van’t Hul as director, citywide accounts, to fill Lewis’ previous role. Lewis has been with San Francisco Travel since 2005, and steps into the new position now that Kathryn Horton — who was vice president, convention services and events — has retired. Van’t Hul joins San Francisco Travel from Choose Chicago, where she served as director of western regional sales.  Way to go Ladies!

James Gregg

James has just made the move across town from the Nikko Hotel to the San Francisco Marriott Marquis as the new Director of Group Sales.  Congratulations James!

Joey Nevin

Joey, Senior Director, Sales & Marketing for San Francisco Giants Enterprises and his wife, Lisa, welcomed the birth of their beautiful daughter, Maeve Louise, this spring.   Much love and happiness to you and your family, Joey!

Brian Bouchelle

Brian has recently joined Omni Hotels as Director of Global Accounts and is responsible for Account management, driving business to Omni Hotels in North America and referring business to the Omni Global Alliance International properties.  Best wishes for success Brian, Omni is lucky to have you!

Calling all members on the move, making moves or shaking things up!  The PCMA NCC Movers & Shakers column will keep our members up to date on the amazing activity within our ranks, our region and our industry.  If you are making a move, transitioning, have industry news to share, or good clean scoop, be sure to send your intel to Jennifer Witherington at   415.602.6333


Adrienne FisherPCMA Northern California MOVERS & SHAKERS