The Association of Women Travel Executives (AWTE) has announced its new line-up of Board Directors, chaired by Debbee Dale, managing director of Debbee Dale Development.
The new members are:
Vice Chair: Andrea Clayton (City Bond, Director of Sales)
PR Director: Louise Hodges (Travelzoo, Head of Communications)
Secretary: Susan Byrne (Tui UK & Ireland, H&S and QA Manager International Concepts)
Finance Director: Lorraine Barnes-Burton, (British Travel Awards, CEO)
Membership Director: Deb Merrifield (Marketing Radar, Co-Director)
Events Directors: Lucia Rowe (A-ROSA River Cruises, Head of Sales) & Jessica Baine (Latin Routes, Director)
Web/Comms Directors: Sarah Clayton-Turner (Travel Trade Marketing, Director) & Lindsay Garvey-Jones (Holiday Extras, National Partnerships Manager)
Partnership and Project Director: Kylie Mather (Travlaw LLP, Partner)
Benevolent Chair: Aphrodite Burton (Aphrodite Burton Associates, Sales & Marketing Consultant.
The first board meeting will take place in early May.
Debbee Dale, chair said: “We have gained some great momentum over the past couple of years for curating great events that bring like-minded people together to help develop, inspire and promote business to business within our membership. This really is attributed to the hard work from the Board who give their time and energy voluntarily to ensure the success and growth of the Association. I would like to thank the board of 2015/16 and welcome our new board for the year ahead who I know will work equally as hard to bring us new ideas and their commitment to achieve even more for our members.”