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Meet Chicago Northwest announces Officers and Board of Directors for 2017-2018

Schaumburg, IL (May 8, 2017) – Meet Chicago Northwest, the official destination marketing organization promoting and selling the Chicago Northwest region announces the 2017-2018 Officers and Board of Directors elected at the bureau’s annual meeting on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at the Westin Chicago Northwest – Itasca.

Andy-John G. Kalkounos has been re-appointed Board Chair for 2017 – 2018. He has served on the tourism organization’s Board of Directors since 2011 also serving on the Executive Committee as Vice-Chair and Chair-Elect.

Meet Chicago Northwest’s Officers and Board of Directors for
2017- 2018:

Chair Andy-John G. Kalkounos
Chicago Prime Restaurants
Treasurer Brett Hintz
Secretary Shirlanne Lemm
GOA Regional Business Association
Vice-Chair Julie Berry
Eaglewood Resort & Spa
Vice-Chair Patton Feichter
Village of Elk Grove
Vice-Chair Heather Lloyd
Woodfield Mall
Vice-Chair Dieter Heigl
Renaissance Schaumburg
Convention Center Hotel
President Dave Parulo
Meet Chicago Northwest
Christina Anderson-Heller, Lynfred Winery
Suzie Bassi, City of Rolling Meadows
Carol Blackwood, Village of Arlington Heights
Ed Cage, City of Wood Dale
Dr. Kenneth Ender, Harper College
Sonia Hagopian, Morton’s The Steakhouse Schaumburg
Joe Keefe, Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
Mayor Al Larson, Village of Schaumburg
Jim Marino, Hyatt Regency Schaumburg Chicago
Frank Madaras, Village of Itasca
Jamil Rathore, Holiday Inn Elk Grove Village
Daryl Saylor, Chick-fil-A Restaurants
Howard Sudberry, Arlington International
Mike Szudarski, Embassy Suites Schaumburg
Chuck Valenti, DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago Arlington Heights

About Meet Chicago Northwest
Meet Chicago Northwest is the official destination marketing organization for the Chicago Northwest region. We proudly promote the communities of Arlington Heights, Elk Grove Village, Itasca, Rolling Meadows, Roselle, Schaumburg, Streamwood and Wood Dale to make a positive economic impact through tourism.

More information about the Meet Chicago Northwest is available at or by calling 847-490-1010.

Media Contact:
Dave Parulo, President
Meet Chicago Northwest



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