Board Of Directors

IAAPA is governed by a board of directors that supervises, directs, and controls the policies and programs of the association. Each has a fiduciary duty to be loyal to the association, act in its best interests, avoid conflicts of interest, maintain the confidentiality of association information, and avoid utilizing the office for personal gain. The 25 directors are chair, first vice chair, second vice chair, immediate past chair, treasurer, president/CEO, 15 elected facility or life member directors, three manufacturer and supplier member directors, and three advisory board member directors.

APPLICATIONS FOR IAAPA'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2020 IS NOW OPEN.


2019 OFFICERS


Rosenberg, David (First Vice Chair) (3)


 

David Rosenberg, ICAE
(Chairman of the Board)
Vice President 
Monterey Bay Aquarium
United States


Thompson, Amanda (Second Vice Chair)


Amanda Thompson OBE, ICAE
(First Vice Chair)
Managing Director
Blackpool Pleasure Beach


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  Ken Whiting, ICAE
(Second Vice Chair)
President
Whiting's Foods at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
United States
 

 

Hank Salemi, ICAE
(Treasurer)
President
Six Flags Great America
Gurnee, IL United States



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Hal McEvoy
(President and CEO)
IAAPA
9205 Southpark Center Loop
Suite 300
Orlando, FL 32819
                       

Andreas Andersen
  Andreas Andersen, ICAE
(Immediate Past Chairman)
CEO and President 
Liseberg
Sweden

 

DIRECTORS

 
Richard Carroll, ICAE (2019) 
Sr. Vice President / COO
Jeff Ellis & Associates, Inc.
United States


Massimiliano Freddi (2019)
VP Strategic Development
Leolandia
Italy

Ahmad Hussain (2019)
Deputy CEO
DXB Entertainments
United Arab Emirates

Rob Norris (2019) 
President
Seabreeze Park
United States
 

Paul Norton (2019)  
General Manager 
Silverwood Theme Park - Boulder Beach Water Park
United States


Miikka Seppala (2019)  
CEO
Sarkanniemi
Finland

 

Ted Molter, ICAE (2019)
Chief Marketing Officer
San Diego Zoo Global
United States

Robert Williams, ICAE (2019)
General Manager
Calaway Park
Canada

Chip Cleary, ICAE (2020)
Senior Consultant
Europa-Park GmbH & Co Mack KG
United States

Adrea Gibbs, ICAE (2020)
Managing Director
Planet Aqua Group
United States

VGP Ravidas (2020)
Managing Director
VGP Universal Kingdom
India

Dan Aylward (2020)
Director of Operations
Crayola Experience
United States


Phil Wilson, ICAE (2020)
Executive Vice President
Extreme Engineering
United States

Ash Smart, ICAE (2021)
Deputy Managing & Financial Director
Harbour Park
United Kingdom


Anne Rashford (2021)
Director, Special Exhibitions
Museum of Science and Industry
United States


Bob Rippy, ICAE (2021)
President
Jungle Rapids/Wrightsville Farms Management
United States


Franceen Gonzales ICAE (2021)
EVP, Business Development
Whitewater West Industries
United States


Luciana Periales, ICAE (2021)
CEO
Neverland
Argentina


Luke Riley (2021)
Senior Vice President, International Development
Village Roadshow Theme Parks
Honk Kong