IAAPA Announces New Responsibilities for Two Key Staffers

For Immediate Release

(July 25, 2013) – The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) announces new roles for two long-time staffers at its headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia, USA. Eamon Connor is now director, education and certification programs, and Jeremy Schoolfield is editor-in-chief for IAAPA’s Funworld magazine.

Connor leads IAAPA’s newly created certification program and is responsible for developing, implementing, and reviewing programs to help IAAPA members achieve various levels of professional certifications.  Connor has worked at IAAPA for 17 years, most recently serving as director of education programs and services.

Funworld Senior Editor Jeremy Schoolfield has been promoted to Editor-in-Chief. In his new role, Schoolfield is responsible for all editorial and production aspects for the magazine and the IAAPA Attractions Expo Trade Show Daily. Schoolfield is an award-winning journalist who has been honored with four writing awards since joining the IAAPA staff in 2004. Prior to his work at IAAPA, Schoolfield was a newspaper reporter in Indiana and South Carolina.

About IAAPA
Founded in 1918, IAAPA is the largest international trade association for permanently situated amusement facilities and attractions, and is dedicated to the preservation and prosperity of the attractions industry. The association’s global headquarters is in Alexandria, Virginia, United States, and it maintains regional offices in Brussels, Mexico City, and Hong Kong. www.IAAPA.org  

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Editor’s Note: An IAAPA logo and images of Connor and Schoolfield are available for download at www.IAAPA.org/about-iaapa/staff.

Contact Information
Press Office: +1 703/299-5127
Colleen Mangone: cmangone@IAAPA.org
David Mandt: dmandt@IAAPA.org