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ASFONA Board Meeting
ASFONA Board Meeting
November 09, 2016, Nashville
A meeting of the ASFONA Board of Directors and ASFONA Associate Members was held at The Westin Hotel in Nashville on November 9th. On the evening prior to the Board Meeting the ASFONA Owners Board hosted a pre-meeting working dinner. The guest at the dinner was Liam Brown - President North America Owner & Franchise Relations - Marriott International. The dinner discussion focused on the immediate and ongoing interaction conduit/structure between ASFONA and Marriott International in North America.
Board of Directors Meeting
Wednesday, November 9th – 2016
8.30 AM - 12.15 PM
BOARD MEMBERS DINNER:
The ASFONA Owners Board Members hosted a pre-meeting working dinner. The guest of the board was Liam Brown – President North America Owner & Franchise Relations N/A – Marriott International. The business issues discussed focused on the immediate and ongoing interaction conduit between ASFONA and Marriott International in North America.
John Shingler – Hung Luk – Paul Wischermann – Jay Mahan – Gerry Chase – Greg Miller
Mark Sharkey – Suhas Naik – Dave Johnson – Jonathan Lifschutz.
Howard Zetley – John Belden – Maxine Taylor – Jim Dina - ( Anjali Agarwal - Designate )
Board Member Introduction:
Paul Wischermann: Introduction of Jonathan Lifschutz. Board Approved as Board Member.
Membership & Treasurer Report – John Shingler:
Budget & Financials - Membership Year – April - 2016 to March 2017: Report.
ASFONA Board - Open Discussion – Marriott / Starwood / ASFONA Integration:
9.30 AM - Brian McGuinness Presentation on Marriott Hotels / Sheraton / Delta Hotels:
Brian McGuinness – Senior Vice President – Global Brand Leader
Marriott Hotels – Sheraton – Delta Hotels.
The Presentation followed by an Open Discussion on the Above Brands – Focus on Sheraton.
11.00 AM Refreshment Break
11.15 AM Meeting Reconvened:
Reports on Executive Meetings – Starwood / Marriott & “SPG Audit” – John Shingler:
Report - “SPG” PROGRAM – Annual Audit by ASFONA - New York – June 28th 2016.
Chris Holdren – SVP Distribution & Loyalty Program.
Alan Diehl – VP Planning & Analysis.
John Shingler – President.
Open Discussion – Starwood / Marriott Integration & ASFONA Re Integration:
12.15 PM - Conclusion of Board Meeting