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Past Presidents

ILEA Boston is fortunate to have strong industry leaders represent the Chapter every year.  Our Past Presidents provide a wealth of knowledge to industry professionals not only in the New England area, but across the entire country.   
We encourage all of our Past Presidents to be a part of our Past Presidents Advisory Council which meets quarterly to discuss Chapter on-goings and strategic planning with the current Chapter President.  If you would like to participate please e-mail our Immediate Past President, David Lombardo, at

Term in Office Name
 2016-2017  David Lombardo, Lombardo’s
2015-2016 Amy Zediana Dearth, CSEP : Consider It Done Special Events; Email:
2014-2015 Lisa Santoro : CORT Event Furnishings; Email:
2013-2014 Bobby Dutton : GrooveBoston; Email:
2012-2013 Kate Cole : Rentals Unlimited; Email:
2011-2012 Jen Mcphee : Swizzle; Email:
2010-2011 Larry Green : Rentals Unlimited; Email:
2009-2010 Jessica Clayson : Just your Style Events; Email: Just your Style Events
2008-2009 Steven Way : ALPS/Advanced Lighting & Prod. Svcs; Email:
2007-2008 AC Anders : Fun Enterprises, Inc.; Email:
2005-2007 Judy Brillhart, CSEP, PBC, CPFM : Sheraton Commander; Email:
2004-2005 Chris Gasbarro : C3-Creative, Community, Connections, LLC; Email:
2003-2004 Jill Moran, CSEP : jsmoran & Associates; Email:
2001-2003 Kathy DelMedico : C3-Creative, Community, Connections, LLC; Email:
1999-2001 Wendy Segal : Radius Event Design; Email:
1998-1999 David Rand : Harvard University Dining Services; Email:
1996-1998 Tracy Cassidy : Blue Ribbon Confectionery Company; Email:
1993-1996 Pam Withee : Theratrix Events
1991-1993 Sheila Watnick : Alzheimer's Assn., MA Chapter; Email :
1988-1990 Ken Vitagliano