Board Of Directors

IAAPA is governed by a board of directors that supervises, directs, and controls the policies and programs of the association. Each has a fiduciary duty to be loyal to the association, act in its best interests, avoid conflicts of interest, maintain the confidentiality of association information, and avoid utilizing the office for personal gain. The 25 directors are chair, first vice chair, second vice chair, immediate past chair, treasurer, president/CEO, 15 elected facility or life member directors, three manufacturer and supplier member directors, and three advisory board member directors.


2018 OFFICERS


Rosenberg, David (First Vice Chair) (3)


 

David Rosenberg, ICAE
(Chairman of the Board)
Vice President 
Monterey Bay Aquarium
United States
Phone:  +1 (831) 648-7942

Thompson, Amanda (Second Vice Chair)


Amanda Thompson OBE, ICAE
(First Vice Chair)
Managing Director
Blackpool Pleasure Beach


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  Ken Whiting, ICAE
(Second Vice Chair)
President
Whiting's Foods at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
United States
 Phone: +1 (831) 423-1890 ext. 3231

 

Hank Salemi, ICAE
(Treasurer)
President
Six Flags Great America
Gurnee, IL United States
Phone: +1 (847) 249-2133


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Hal McEvoy
(President and CEO)
IAAPA
9205 Southpark Center Loop
Suite 300
Orlando, FL 32819
Phone:+1 321/319-7600 ext. 620                        

Andreas Andersen
  Andreas Andersen, ICAE
(Immediate Past Chairman)
CEO and President 
Liseberg
Sweden

 

DIRECTORS

 
Richard Carroll, ICAE (2019) 
Sr. Vice President / COO
Jeff Ellis & Associates, Inc.
United States
Phone: +1 (407) 401-7117


Massimiliano Freddi (2019)
VP Strategic Development
Leolandia
Italy
Phone: 39/029090169

Ahmad Hussain (2019)
Deputy CEO
DXB Entertainments
United Arab Emirates
Phone: +971 4 567 5000

Rob Norris (2019) 
President
Seabreeze Park
United States
Phone: +1 (585) 323-1900 

Paul Norton (2019)  
General Manager 
Silverwood Theme Park - Boulder Beach Water Park
United States
Phone: +1 (208) 683-3400 


Miikka Seppala (2019)  
CEO
Sarkanniemi
Finland
Phone: +358 207130201 

 

Ted Molter, ICAE (2019)
Chief Marketing Officer
San Diego Zoo Global
United States
Phone: +1 (619) 557-3997

Robert Williams, ICAE (2019)
General Manager
Calaway Park
Canada
Phone: +1 (403) 2440-3822

Chip Cleary, ICAE (2020)
Senior Consultant
Europa-Park GmbH & Co Mack KG
United States
Phone: +1 (631) 928-5816

Adrea Gibbs, ICAE (2020)
Managing Director
Planet Aqua Group
United States
Phone: +1 (808) 756-6524

VGP Ravidas (2020)
Managing Director
VGP Universal Kingdom
India
Phone:  +44 24356900

Dan Aylward (2020)
Director of Operations
Crayola Experience
United States
Phone: +1 (610) 559-6620


Phil Wilson, ICAE (2020)
Executive Vice President
Extreme Engineering
United States
Phone: +1 (916) 663-1560 ext. 222

Ash Smart, ICAE (2021)
Deputy Managing & Financial Director
Harbour Park
United Kingdom
Phone: +44 1903 712892


Anne Rashford (2021)
Director, Special Exhibitions
Museum of Science and Industry
United States
Phone: +1 (773) 793-4564


Bob Rippy, ICAE (2021)
President
Jungle Rapids/Wrightsville Farms Management
United States
Phone: +1 (910) 791-0666


Franceen Gonzales ICAE (2021)
EVP, Business Development
Whitewater West Industries
United States
Phone: +1 (703) 888-8090


Luciana Periales, ICAE (2021)
CEO
Neverland
Argentina
Phone: +54 351-5541900


Luke Riley (2021)
Senior Vice President, International Development
Village Roadshow Theme Parks
Honk Kong
Phone: +852-6651-7559