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POWER Chapter Announces 2022 Board Members

For Immediate Release

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PITTSBURGH (November 29, 2021) – The POWER Chapter of the Professional Convention Management Association today announced its board of directors for the 2022 calendar year:

  • Officers
    • President: Will Engle, AMR Management Services
    • President-Elect: vacant
    • Treasurer: Johanne Stogran, Botanical Society of America
    • Secretary: duties delegated to Lisa Moses, chapter administrator
    • Immediate Past-President: vacant
  • Directors
    • Denise Farrell, Meetings & Incentives Worldwide, Inc.
    • Joe Holody, VisitErie
    • Margaret McGuire-Schoeff, Building Industry Association of Central Ohio
    • Brittany Onslow, Smithers
    • Barry Schieferstein, The American Society for Nondestructive Testing

“We are very excited about this coming year’s board members,” said Will Engle, chapter president. “Each one of them provides our board with a unique background and perspective and we look forward to their expertise and guidance this year.”

The 2022 board of directors was selected by this year’s nominating committee, which was served by Ken Sien, chair (Notified); Sheila Fox (Event in Site, LLC); and Sara Holzer (MeetPITTSBURGH).

About the 2022 board

Will Engle is Assistant Director of Education & Events for AMR Management Services, an association management company in Lexington, Ky. He and the team at AMR plan national and international conferences for its 23 client partners.

Johanne Stogran is Director of Conferences for the Botanical Society of America, which has its headquarters office in St. Louis. Johanne manages the association’s annual BOTANY Conference.

Denise Farrell is Director, Event Sourcing – Corporate & Association for Meetings & Incentives Worldwide, Inc., which has its corporate office in Caledonia, Wis. A subject matter expert in hotel procurement, Denise leads a remote team of hotel sourcing managers, while also building client and supplier relationships and working with their operations team to provide services to their client partners.

Joe Holody is Director of Convention Marketing, Sales and Services for VisitErie (Pa.). Joe leads the convention department for the organization, which is the leader for marketing Erie’s tourism industry and promoting its economic growth.

Margaret McGuire-Schoeff is Manager of Events & Home Tours for the Building Industry Association of Central Ohio, located in Columbus. Margaret oversees the Parade of Homes and other BIA, and BIA Foundation, events.

Brittany Onslow is Senior Manager Production – Americas, Information Division, for Smithers, located in Akron, Ohio. Brittany works in event management and communications for the organization.

Barry Schieferstein is the Director of Learning and Events for The American Society for Nondestructive Testing, located in Columbus. Barry is responsible for the planning, marketing, and execution of all ASNT learning programs, conferences, meetings, and events.

About PCMA POWER Chapter

The POWER Chapter of PCMA is dedicated to serving meetings and event professionals with continuing education and community service. PCMA is the world’s largest, most respected, and most recognized network of business events strategists. Learn more at

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