Past Presidents

Term in Office Name
2016 - 2017 Lisa Ware : ILEA Member Since 2013, Employed at Food For Thought - https://foodforthoughtchicago.com/
2015 - 2016 Nicole Zenner, CSEP : ILEA Member Since 2010, Owner of Zen Events - https://zeneventschicago.com/
2013 – 2015 Barb Harris, CSEP, DMCP : 2 Consecutive Terms, ILEA Member since 2009, Employed at CTC Destination Management - http://www.ctcdmc.com/
2012 – 2013 Bob Moisan : Employed at Rentex Computer & Audio Visual Rentals - http://www.rentex.com/
2011 – 2012 Sandy Sobczak, CERP : ILEA Member since 1998, Employed at M&M The Special Events Company - http://mmspecialevents.com/
2010 – 2011 Sarah Schnell
2009 – 2010 Jack Scafide : ILEA Member since 2001, Served on ILEA International Board of Governors, Employed at Classic Party Rentals - https://classicpartyrentals.com/locations/chicago
2008 – 2009 Sandy Sobczak, CERP : ILEA Member since 1998, Employed at M&M The Special Events Company - http://mmspecialevents.com/
2007 – 2008 Gwen McNutt, CSEP : Currently serving on ILEA International Board of Governors, ILEA Member since 2001, Employed at Comcast Cable
2006 – 2007 Pamela Patsavas, CSEP : Employed at The Freeman Company - http://www.freemanco.com/
2004 – 2006 Bill Kubiak, CSEP : 2 Consecutive Terms, ILEA Member, Employed at Freeman AV - http://www.freemanco.com/
2003 – 2004 Tony Sansone : Employed at Freeman AV
2002 – 2003 Barbara Lee Cohen, CMP : President at PRODUCTIONS USA, Inc.
2001 – 2002 Lulu Yen
2000 – 2001 Jack Luft : President at Hall's Rental Service Inc. - http://hallsrental.com/
1999 – 2000 Linda Whitlock : Co-owner at Corporate Event Interactive, Inc. - http://www.corpevent.com/
1998 – 1999 Valerie Braun : ILEA Member, Employed at Arena Americas - http://www.arenaamericas.com/
1997 – 1998 Kelley Butler : Employed at McDonald's Corporation
1995 – 1997 Mary Kay Weber : 2 Consecutive Terms
1993 – 1995 Carey Smolensky : 2 Consecutive Terms, ILEA Member since 1990, Owner of Carey Smolensky Productions - http://www.cspworldwide.com/
1991 – 1993 Robert Sivek, CSEP & CERP : 2 Consecutive Terms, ILEA Member since 1988, Employed at SBR Events Group - https://sbrevents.com/
1990 – 1991 John Davis
1990 Bernadette Forte-Mueller