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19 November 2021

New TEA Board members announced and outgoing leaders thanked for their service in 2021

The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) announced the results of its annual elections for International Board and Divisional Boards, welcomed the new leaders to their roles and thanked the outgoing Board members who have finished their terms. Results below.

PHOTO AT TOP - Left to right: Chuck Fawcett, continuing TEA International Board President; Miia Tahtinen , new TEA Asia Pacific Division Board President; Greg Senner, new TEA Eastern North America Division Board President; Yael Coifman, continuing TEA Europe and Middle East Division Board President and Jeff Crocker, continuing TEA Western North America Division Board President. 

 

TEA – THEMED ENTERTAINMENT ASSOCIATION BOARD ELECTION RESULTS

International Board of Directors – Elected to 3 year terms as Board Directors:

Marissa Blake, Freelance Experience Designer (Fortville, IN) (re-elected for a second 3 year term)

Ifat Caspi, P&P Projects (Netherlands)

Chris Lange, Chris Lange Creative (Germany)

Anthony Pruett, The Hettema Group (Pasadena, CA) (re-elected for a second 3 year term)

 

Asia Pacific Division – Elected to 3 year terms as Board Directors:

Miia Tahtinen, Sanderson Group International Pty. Ltd. (Asia Pacific Board President)

Gregory Arndt, ArtistryWare (re-elected for a second 3 year term)           

Osman Baig, Studio O LLC (Beijing)

Rick Bluhm, Universal Studios (Japan)

Eric Lee - Warner Bros. (F.E.), Inc. (Hong Kong) (re-elected for a second 3 year term)

Adron Leow - ALLF Management Group SDN BHD (Malaysia) (re-elected for a second 3 year term)

Keiji Maeda - Panasonic (Japan) (re-elected for a second 3 year term)   

Mason Schmitz - P+A Projects Pte Ltd (Singapore) (re-elected for a second 3 year term)

Yuan Wang - Wanda Group (China)

           

Eastern North America Division - Elected to 3 year terms as Board Directors:

Greg Senner, Scenario / A Cockram Company (Eastern Division Board President)

Matthew Cross, OE Experiences (Knoxville, TN)

Shelby Honea, Universal Creative (Orlando, FL)

Christina Kanhai, PCL (Orlando, FL)

Caroline Montogue, CBRE (Atlanta, GA)

Molly Piveral, Nassal Company (Orlando, FL)

Justin Stehr, Entech Creative Engineering (Orlando, FL)

 

Eastern North America Division – Associate Member Representatives – Elected to 2 year terms:

Arielle Spencer – Student (Clemson, SC) (re-elected for a second 2 year term)

 

Europe and Middle East Division – Elected to 3 year terms as Board Directors:

Alexander Bresinsky, MKT Engineering (Germany)

David Camp – D & J Consulting (UK) (re-elected for a second 3 year term)

Paul Kent, Simworx (UK)

Nora Okail, The Happiness Factory (Saudi Arabia)

Wim Strijbosch, Strijbosch Experience Analytics (Netherlands)

 

Europe and Middle East Division – Associate Member Representatives – Elected to 2 year terms:

Matt Bashford - Kadence (UK)

 

Western North America Division – Elected to 3 year terms as Board Directors:  

Lacy Campbell - The Bezark Company (Seattle, WA) – re-elected for a second 3 year term

Bryan Hinckley - Electrosonic, Inc. (Burbank, CA)

Gene Rogers - Lionsgate (Santa Monica, CA) – re-elected for a second 3 year term

Raina Ross - AOA (Santa Clarita, CA)

           

Western North America Division – Associate Member Representatives – Elected to 2 year terms:

CJ Gohl - KHS&S (Los Angeles, CA)

 

IN APPRECIATION
To outgoing 2021 Board Members of the Themed Entertainment Association for their dedication and service:

                 Trent Oliver has completed her term as TEA Eastern North America Division Board President.
                            Owen Zhao has completed his term as TEA Asia Pacific Division Board President.

Outgoing International Board Members:

  • Christian Ho, Chimelong Group (Guangzhou, Guangdong, China)
  • Matt Kent, Scenario (Orlando, FL)
  • Mike West, Innovative West (Windermere, FL)

Outgoing Asia Pacific Division Board Members:

  • Owen Zhao, Max-Matching Entertainments, Co

Outgoing Asia Pacific Division – Associate Member Representatives:

  • Shaunessy Quinn, Galaxy Entertainment Group

Outgoing Eastern North America Division Board Members:

  • Chance Barnes, PCL Construction Services (Orlando, FL)
  • Bettina Buckley, Disney Parks Live Entertainment (Lake Buena Vista, FL)
  • Garrick Hansen, EXP (Maitland, FL)
  • Patrick Kling, Big Break Foundation (Orlando, FL)
  • Trent Oliver, Blue Telescope (NYC)
  • Kat Storey, Universal Creative Engineering (Orlando, FL)

Outgoing Eastern North America Division – Associate Member Representatives:

  • Peter Weishar – Professor, University of Central Florida (Orlando, FL)

Outgoing Europe & Middle East Division Board Members:

  • Ifat Caspi, P&P Projects (The Netherlands)
  • Chris Lange– Chris Lange Creative Consulting (Germany)
  • Margreet Papamichael, CLEAR Associates (UK)
  • Amin Rashmani, Thinkwell Group (United Arab Emirates)

Outgoing Europe & Middle East Division – Associate Member Representatives:

  • Laura Marakowits (The Netherlands)

Outgoing Western North America Division Board Members:

  • Ian Klein, Vizir Productions (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Erika Kulbach, Electrosonic, Inc. (Burbank, CA)
  • Stefan Lawrence, The Hettema Group (Pasadena, CA)
  • Glen Morris, HUITT-Zollars (Los Angeles, CA)
  • David Price, Price Leisure Group (Santa Ana, CA)
  • Kelly Sall, WhiteWater West Industries, (British Columbia, Canada)

Outgoing Western North America Division – Associate Member Representatives:

  • Lacy Campbell, The Bezark Company (Seattle, WA)
  • Morgane Keesling (Pasadena, CA)

 

 

 

Posted by Morgan Lucchese

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