Voting starts today for ASTA's Board of Directors' election! That's right, it's time to have your say in the people representing YOU and making sure YOUR priorities are being pushed forward!
There are 5 spots and 13 candidates for the director at-large position. And it's a *very* qualified field of candidates. Listen to our Candidate Chat to get to know the candidates better and to make sure that the candidate that best represents your interests is elected!
We ask each candidate the same two questions: 1) What are your #1 and #2 priorities if you were elected? 2) What role should ASTA play in consumer awareness of travel advisors?
Here's the candidates we interview:
⭐Small Business Network Candidate⭐
✅ Rhonda Shumway, TerraMar Travel
⭐Director At-Large Candidates⭐
✅ Alvin Adriano, Travelwise International
✅ Kelly Bergin, OASIS Travel Network/Palm Coast Travel
✅ Roger Block, Travel Leaders Network
✅ Thomas Carpenter, Huckleberry Travel
✅ Skip Fortier, Avoya Travel Network
✅ Kareem George, Culture Traveler
✅ Jennifer Lee, Travel Planners International
✅ Ann Lewis, Just Travel NYC
✅ Vanessa McGovern, Gifted Travel Network
✅ Mo Noubani, The Travel Box International
✅ Anita Pagliasso, KHM Travel Group
✅ Patty Thorington, Plaza Travel
➡️ASTA's Election Landing Page: https://www.asta.org/About/content.cfm?ItemNumber=26911&RDtoken=11358&userID=
➡️Video Recording of the Candidate Chat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UZ0R3KkPlrA
*This is not an ASTA sanctioned event, but don't worry, we did consult with them to make sure it was a fair and balanced forum for all the candidates. :)