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Board of Directors

Sue Cunnane - President

Sue Cunnane is the Director of Sales & Events for ONE North Broad. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Management from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, RI. Sue’s career in the hospitality industry has encompassed management positions with Marriott and Interstate Hotels Corporations, catering sales and event design with off-premises catering firms and venue sales management and leadership in museums and historic venues in Philadelphia and its suburbs. Sue has been active with our NACE chapter for a number of years and has participated as Director of Programs and as a member of the Venues Committee.

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Richard Portney - Immediate Past President

Richard is a graduate of Florida International University’s School of Hospitality Management and has worked in the hotel, restaurant, and private club industry for over 35 years. He has enjoyed great partnerships and friendships that have grown over the past 19 years with his NACE family.

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Dawn Mitchell - President Elect

Dawn Mitchell has previously served as Director of Membership, Director of Venues, and three years as Director of Marketing & Communications. Now in Marketing & Business Development at PartySpace, she enjoys fostering personal relationships with clients, striving to meet their needs and developing innovative ideas to drive traffic and increase brand awareness. Dawn is drawn to NACE by its leadership, programming, networking with top industry professionals and connecting them with newcomers. In her free time, she likes to run and spend time with family.

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Chuck Zerambo - Director of Programs

Chuck is the founder of Sir Charles Distinctive Entertainment and DJ Services. Sir Charles launched in 1987, which is proudly veteran owned and a family operated small business. Sir Charles has grown to be recognized as People Choice in the Happens List Top Wedding DJ category in Bucks County and has been inducted into the Philadelphia Region Hall of Fame. He is a strong proponent of life balance and is dedicated to spending quality time with family and friends. One of Chuck’s favorite activities is serving his community. He serves on several business leadership, entrepreneurial and marketing advisory boards and committees within the community.

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Tim Sudall - Advisory Board Member

Tim Sudall is the President of Allure Films by Video One Productions in Philadelphia and specializes in documentary films of social events and has also served in many capacities in the hospitality industry in the past 20 years. Tim has served as our Chapter President and also several positions on our local Board of Directors as well as the NACE National Board of Directors. When off duty Tim serves as a Volunteer Firefighter with his local Fire Dept. and enjoys time with his family in Media, PA.

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Scott Goldoor - Secretary

Scott has been an active member of NACE for over 15 years and has served on the treasurer/secretary committee since 2017. He began his career apprenticing at a high school dance at age 12 and from that day on, he was hooked! When not running Signature DJs and partner with Smiles Gone Wild Photo Booths, Scott loves the golf course in the spring, summer & fall and skiing the slopes in the winter. He’s also an avid Philadelphia Eagles fan & 25+ year season ticket holder, and is still relishing in their 2017 Super Bowl Victory.

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Dave Schaffer - Treasurer

Dave got his start in the family business at the age of 14 and never looked back. Using the skills learned from his older brothers and his passion for all styles of music Dave has performed thousands of events from bars and clubs, birthdays and anniversary parties to his favorite, Wedding Receptions. N.A.C.E. has been a part of Dave’s professional growth, involved with the organization for the better part of 20 years. When not working he enjoys spending time with his wife and five children, often travelling with his daughters to their softball tournaments or attending concerts with his sons. Dave is also a fan of all things Philly, especially the Eagles and Phillies.

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Aemi Kenselaar - Co-Director of Venues

Aemi is the owner of Frost 321 NJ, a unique mobile liquid nitrogen dessert and cocktail bar. Prepared on-site at -321℉, Frost 321 uses liquid nitrogen to transform simple ingredients into sorbets, ice creams, and frozen cocktails in a mesmerizing cloud of mist.
Aemi loves engaging with her clients to create an unforgettable “wow” factor” for any special occasion. Recently, she had the opportunity to showcase Frost 321 at some celebrity events, such as a private party with the cast of Love Island and the wedding of RHONJ’s Teresa Giudice.
Over the past 3 years as a member of NACE, Aemi has made many great connections and friendships. As Co-Director of Venues, she looks forward to building these relationships and creating opportunities for our members.
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Rashi Gala - Director of Marketing & Communication

Rashi is a recent graduate of Drexel University with a degree in Hospitality Management and Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Rashi is passionate about the hospitality industry, learning everywhere and from everyone she can. She has worked in many startups and various hospitality environments. She is currently the Sales Admin Assistant at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown.

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