The Chapter Presidents Council (CPC) represents the unified local chapters of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) and is the principal liaison between local chapters and GBTA. The CPC’s membership includes:

  • Leaders of each of the GBTA’s chapters
  • The President of the council sits on the GBTA Board of Directors

The CPC coordinates efforts between GBTA and our network of chapters, provides education and professional development to chapter leaders and guides GBTA’s chapters in their initiatives and programs.

CPC Leadership

Rosemary Maloney

CPC President

Travel & Expense Manager

Terri Moreno

CPC Vice-President

Manager of Travel and Expense
Aspen Dental Management, Inc.

Abbey Withrow


Market Director of Sales and Marketing
White Lodging

Chapter Presidents

Mary Thompson

Arizona Chapter President

Senior VP, Global Sales
Vitesse Worldwide

Danna Lacy

Austin Chapter President

Regional Director of Sales
Sonesta Hotels International

Carey Pascoe

Bay Area Chapter President

Sr. Travel Manager, Corporate Procurement
Dolby Laboratories

Darren L’Appanna

Central and North Florida Chapter President

Assistant Mgr. Business & ASD, Orlando International Airport

Jeff Burba

Chicago Chapter President

Travel & Expense Manager, West Monroe

Aileen Moriarty

Connecticut Westchester Chapter President

Sales Manager, United Airlines

Cindy Lewis

Dallas Fort Worth Chapter President

VP, Regional Sales
CSI Travel

Debbie Sievert

Georgia Chapter President

Global Sales Manager, Travel Incorporated

Carmen Smith

Greater DC Metro Chapter President

Senior Manager Travel & Events, ICF Incorporated Inc.

Shawnda Witterstaetter

Kansas City Chapter President

Senior Account Manager, FCM

Rafael Grullon

Los Angeles Chapter President

Director, Account Management
Protravel Inc.

Leslee Fritz

Michigan Chapter President

Corporate Travel Manager, Tommy Car Wash Systems

Scott Harmon

Mid-South Chapter President

Corporate Sales Manager
Central Station Hotel

Lindsay Balram

New England Chapter President

Associate Director, Global T&E, Alkermes, Inc.

Zorian Ricks

New Jersey Chapter President

Vice President, Client Relations
Royal Coachman Worldwide

Kelly Ferrigno

New York City Chapter President

National Account Manager
United Airlines

Shalini Iyerr

North Carolina Chapter President

CEO, Wicked Agenda

Kari Bigot

North Central Chapter President

Vice President Passenger Sales
Chapman Freeborn Airchartering

Renee Huff

Ohio Valley Chapter President

Senior Global Program Director

Joey Allen

Oklahoma Chapter President

CEO, Kings Worldwide Transportation

Ronda Dean

Oregon Chapter President

US Travel Manager
F5 Networks

Amanda Trepanowski

Philadelphia Chapter President

Corporate Sales Specialist
American Airlines

Michelle Amos

Puget Sound Chapter President

Global Travel Manager

Laurie Etcheverry

Rocky Mountain Chapter President

Corporate Travel Manager
Charter Communications

Velia Cox

San Antonio Chapter President

Travel and Card Program Manager

Christine Ehly

San Diego Chapter President

Account Manager, Corporate Travel Management

Makiko Barrett

Silicon Valley Chapter President

Director, Global Procurement and Travel
Automation Anywhere

Miriam Abujasen

South Florida Chapter President

Global Travel Manager
Brightstar Corporation

Brian Klimaski

St. Louis Chapter President

Managing Partner
STL Crew Shuttle-Saint Louis Trolley

Fabiano Laux

Tampa Bay Chapter President

Sales Account Executive
Delta Air Lines

Sabrina Kronk

Tennessee Chapter President

Travel Manager
Vanderbilt University

Trish Earles

Texas Chapter President

Director, Business Solutions
American Express

Terri Moreno

Upstate New York Chapter President

Manager of Travel and Expense
Aspen Dental Management, Inc.

Peter Nardelli

Utah Chapter President

Senior Account Manager, Enterprise Holdings

Abbey Withrow

Virginia Chapter President

Market Director of Sales and Marketing, White Lodging

Jennifer Houdyshell

Wisconsin Chapter President

Director of Sales
Hilton Garden Inn Brookfield

Angela Swoveland

Staff Liaison

Manager, Volunteer Relations and Strategy