Influence 2017 Highlights

Special Thanks to our Volunteers

Convention Chairs:
Christine Cashen, CSP, CPAE
Michael Hoffman, CSP

Breakout Session Hosts:
NSA DC
NSA Houston
NSA Michigan
NSA North Texas
NSA NYC
NSA Pittsburgh

Cavett Institute Chair:
Gary Rifkin, CSP

Chapter Leadership Session:
Tom Davidson, CSP

CPAE Master of Ceremonies:
Eric Chester, CSP, CPAE

First Timers Session:
Thom Singer, CSP

Foundation Event Chair:
Al Walker, CSP, CPAE

General Session Announcers:
Mimi Brown
John Garrett
Dave Hill
Kelly Swanson
KellyVrla, CSP

Hospitality:
NSA Central Florida
Florida Speakers Association

International Speaking Day Chairs:
Ruby Newell-Legner, CSP
Sylvie di Guisto

The Morning Buzz:
Thom Singer, CSP

VIP Experience Coordinator:
Nikki Nanos

Youth Program Chairs:
Jason Hewlett, CSP, CPAE
Rob Ferre

Board of Directors

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Thanks to our Exhibitors

Animoto
Disk.com (PRODUCT SPONSOR)
eSpeakers (DIRECTORY SPONSOR)
Friesens

Geniecast
Kindle/Direct Publishing
JLB Talent Managements
Lightspeed VT (SILVER SPONSOR)

Mobit
PR/PR Public Relations (SILVER SPONSOR)
Short Circuit Media
TrainUp.com


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CSP Class of 2017

Christopher Bianez, CSP
Aram Boyd, CSP
Guy Burns, CSP
Mary M. Byers, CSP
Max Stanley Chartrand, PhD, CSP
David J. Chinsky, DrpH, MBA, CSP
Heather Christie, JD, CSP
Dennis Cummins, DC, CSP
Sima Dahl, CSP
Dirk W. Eilert, CSP

Lee Ellis, CSP
Celynn Morin Erasmus, CSP
Steve Foran, CSP
Sandro Forte, FPSA, CSP
Chris Fuller, CSP
Chuck Gallagher, CSP
Merit Gest, CSP
Charmaine Hammond, CSP
Stacey L. Hanke, CSP
John M. Hannon, CSP
Joel Hilchey, CSP

Michelle E.W. Howison, CSP
Sydne Jacques, CSP
Bethanne Kronick, CSP
Alesia Latson, CSP
Rob Lilwall, CSP
Gary Lynn, CSP
Tim Marvel, CSP
Marty Mercer, CSP
Tod C. Novak, CSP
Gerry O’Brion, CSP
Kathleen D. Pagana, PhD, CSP

Matthew Pollard, CSP
Thomas Ray, CSP
Philipp Reiderle, CSP
Dean Savoca, CSP
Jeff Shore, CSP
Bill Stainton, CSP
Carolyn Strauss, CSP
William “T” Thompson, JD, CSP
Jerome Wade, CSP
Crystal Washington, CSP
Ken Weichert, CSP



Chapter Members of the Year

NSA Arizona Danny Valenzuela

NSA Arizona
Danny Valenzuela

NSA Austin Mike Robertson

NSA Austin
Mike Robertson

NSA Carolinas Valda Ford

NSA Carolinas
Valda Ford

NSA Central Florida Phil Gerbyshak

NSA Central Florida
Phil Gerbyshak

NSA Colorado Keith Renninson

NSA Colorado
Keith Renninson

NSA Connecticut Randy Kaye

NSA Connecticut
Randye Kaye

NSA DC Colleen Pelar

NSA DC
Colleen Pelar

Florida Speakers Association Lori Klieman

Florida Speakers Assoc.
Lori Klieman

NSA Georgia John Brantley

NSA Georgia
John Brantley

Greater Los Angeles Deborah Johnson

Greater Los Angeles
Deborah Johnson

NSA Houston Liz Meyers

NSA Houston
Liz Meyers

NSA Illinois Jill Morgenthaler

NSA Illinois
Jill Morgenthaler

NSA Kansas City Julie Connor

NSA Kansas City
Julie Connor

NSA Kentucky Elizabeth Jeffries, CPAE

NSA Kentucky
Elizabeth Jeffries, CPAE

NSA Las Vegas John Polish

NSA Las Vegas
John Polish

NSA Michigan Breeda Miller

NSA Michigan
Breeda Miller

NSA Minnesota Kristen Brown

NSA Minnesota
Kristen Brown

NSA Mountain West Kordell Norton, CSP

NSA Mountain West
Kordell Norton, CSP

NSA New England Patrick O’Malley

NSA New England
Marilee Driscoll

NSA New Jersey Barbara Baron

NSA New Jersey
Barbara Baron

NSA New York City Jay Townsend

NSA New York City
Jay Townsend

NSA North Texas Sandi Leyva

NSA North Texas
Sandi Leyva

NSA Northern California Wendy Hanson

NSA Northern California
Emma Santa

NSA Northwest Earl Bell

NSA Northwest
Earl Bell

NSA Ohio Greg Kozera

NSA Ohio
Greg Kozera

NSA Oregon Linda Cohen

NSA Oregon
Linda Cohen

NSA Philadelphia Scott Simons

NSA Philadelphia
Scott Simons

NSA Pittsburgh Julie Ann Sullivan

NSA Pittsburgh
Sarah Kohl

NSA St. Louis Maureen Wielansky

NSA St. Louis
Maureen Wielansky

NSA Virginia Sheryl Buckner

NSA Virginia
Sheryl Buckner

NSA Wisconsin Susan Young

NSA Wisconsin
Susan Young

 
 
 
 
 

Cavett Institute

The Cavett Institute is a special one-day program where you can network with other members and participate in learning designed specifically for aspiring speakers.

International Speaking Day

International Speaking Day is designed for speakers who want to – or already do – speak internationally and is appropriate for speakers both inside and outside the United States.

First Timers Session

The 1st timers session is specifically designed to acquaint attendees with everything they’ll need to know about Influence. Thom Singer, CSP, facilitated the session.