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GEAPS Staff

 

Jay Bergland, CGOM

Professional Development Programs Leader

Jay manages professional development and continuing education programs. He is the lead staff liaison to the GEAPS Continuing Education Program Oversight Committee. He joined the GEAPS staff team in 2016.

Whitney Bey

Operations Services and Sales Leader

Whitney manages GEAPS advertising sales and provides management support for expo production, membership and general operations. She joined the GEAPS staff team in 2015.

Kristin Ellsworth

Continuing Education Programs Leader

Kristin is staff liaison to the GEAPS Exchange Education Programming Committee and manages GEAPS professional development programs. She joined the GEAPS staff team in 2018.

Melissa Ferguson

Continuing Education Programs Leader

Melissa manages professional development and continuing education programs. She joined the GEAPS staff team in 2017.

Adrianne Fjerstad-Miller

Exposition Production & Sales Leader

Adrianne manages planning and production of GEAPS Expo and serves as staff liaison to the GEAPS Associates Board. She joined the GEAPS staff team in 2007.

Julia Kloehn, CAE

Operations & Component Relations Leader and International Secretary

Julia oversees GEAPS general operations management. She also serves as GEAPS International Secretary. Julia joined the GEAPS staff team in 2007.

Brittany Labatt

Tradeshow Service & Sales Leader

Brittany manages the Expo booth sales and sponsorship programs. Brittany serves as the lead staff liaison for the Exchange Host Advisory Council. She joined the GEAPS staff team in 2014.

Kristin Miller

Strategic Marketing Leader

Kristin manages GEAPS’ strategic marketing plan development and implementation. Kristin serves as the lead staff liaison for the Marketing Oversight Committee. She joined the GEAPS staff team in 2018.

Deb Most

Member Services Leader

Deb manages GEAPS’ membership development and serves as the staff liaison to the Membership Committee. She also manages GEAPS’ enterprise technology systems and the Safety Award Program. She joined the GEAPS staff team in 2014.

Betsy Polis

Conferences & Event Services Leader

Betsy manages conference and meeting services, including Exchange and other GEAPS programming. She joined the GEAPS staff team in 2011.

Tom Sedlacek

Marketing & Communications Leader

Tom provides marketing and communications support on a variety of projects, including In-Grain, web content and GEAPS’ social media. He joined the GEAPS staff team in 2014.

Kelly Stucki

Chapter & Operations Services Leader

Kelly manages chapter services and serves as the staff liaison to the Chapter Resource Committee.  She also serves as GEAPS’ bookkeeper and provides management support for membership development and general operations. She joined the GEAPS staff team in 2014.