The Special Events Committee is responsible for the planning and program development for the:


The Committee selects the venues and themes, coordinates any associated fees, creates the event announcements, selects an annual charity, solicits silent auction items and writes reviews of the events for the GBTA - North Central Chapter newsletter.  

Click HERE to join the Special Events Committee

Scholarship Fundraiser Committee

Board Liaisons

Bonnie Parlin
The Toro Company
Phone:  952-887-8871

Jan Shoemaker
Land O'Lakes

Committee Chair

Laurie Sadowski
MTS Systems Corporation
Phone:  952-937-4466

Committee Members

Mary Cole
Travel One
Phone:  952-814-7218

Carey DeVillers
Market Square Travel
Phone:  612-412-0714

Keri Furlano
Regis Corporation
Phone:  952-947-7757

Sharon Rosenthal
Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington
Phone: 952-334-8286

Sandy Swenson
Delta KLS Air France Alitalia
Phone:  952-226-6866

Martha Telander
Phone: 952-892-7705

Brian Theisen
Enterprise Holdings, Inc.
Phone: 952-242-7191

Gina Zappa
Direct Travel, Inc.
Phone:  952-746-3505