Board of Directors


The Board of Directors exists to provide strategic direction, set policy, ensure the association’s financial viability, provide sufficient resource allocation and oversee the performance of the Executive Director. Directors are elected by the membership. The board works as a unit to govern the association and serve the best interests of the profession as a whole. It also oversees the Executive Director who employs a professional staff to carry out the board’s directives.


Jennifer Squeglia, CMP

Jennifer Squeglia
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Independent Contractor
Boston Private
Naples, Fla.
(781) 248-6606


Meredith Buggelli

Meredith Brewer Buggelli
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Corporate Vice President – Corporate Events, Industry Relations
New York Life Insurance Company
New York, N.Y.
(212) 576-8293

Past Chair

Erin Longo, CMP

Erin Longo
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Vice President, Event Management
Newark, N.J.
(973) 802-2911


Lori Allen

Lori Allen
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Vice President, Global Event Operations
New York, N.Y.
(212) 578-2960

January Cantrell, CMP

January Cantrell
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Director of Meetings and Events
AIG Retirement Services
Houston, Texas
(713) 831-4335

Heidi Carlisle

Heidi Carlisle
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Second Vice President, Travel, Meetings & Incentives
Columbus, Ga.
(706) 596-5079


Meg D’Angelo, CIS, DES

Meg DAngelo
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AVP, Corporate Events and Hospitality
Lincoln Financial Group
Wayne, Pa.
(484) 583-6031

Susannah Frances, CMP

Susannah Frances
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Senior Events Experience Consultant
Sun Life
Toronto, Ont.
(416) 979-6389  

Pam Schrock, CMP, CMM

Pam C Schrock
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Senior Manager, Meeting & Events
Baltimore, Md.
(410) 209-5642



Executive Director

Steve Bova, CAE

Steve Bova
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Executive Director
Financial & Insurance Conference Professionals
Chicago, Ill.
(312) 245-1023

View a list of past presidents/chairpersons.