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Vote Maresa for AAF D12 Board


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Here's a brief slideshow of some of the reasons to vote for Maresa Thompson for AAF District 12 Executive Board of Directors.

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Vote Maresa for AAF D12 Board

  1. 1. Hi there, I’m Maresa Thompson and I’m running for the AAF District 12 Executive Board of Directors
  2. 2. You might not know me yet... But you can read recommendations from some of my mentors who do in this SlideShare file under Documents. They are all past AAF D12 Governors (So they know what it takes.) Karole Alexis ErikCampbell Kerschner Tappan Lohmeier
  3. 3. Following are some of the reasons to vote for me... I’m a Glass-Half-Full Gal...
  4. 4. I live in and love New MexicoI’d be honored torepresent New Mexico,The Land of Enchantment,on the D12 ExecutiveBoard as the only statescurrently represented areArizona and Colorado.D12 is composed ofNM, AZ, CO, UT, TX
  5. 5. I have 15+ years of meeting planning experienceI know how to negotiate great deals from hotels(Once got a $22/person inclusive ADDYs dinner)
  6. 6. I already have experiencehelping organize and host AAF D12 events: ★ Western Region Conference in Albuquerque in 2007 ★ National Student Advertising Competition in Albuquerque in 2011 ★ Will help with District ADDYs Judging in Albuquerque in 2013
  7. 7. The year I was AAF-NM President We paid off a $22,000+ credit card debt Without cutting club events and servicesAnd now are rebuilding our cash reserves one year later(see AAF-NM Annual Report in SlideShare Documents)
  8. 8. I worked to reinvent ourAAF-NM Public Service Media PUBLIC SERVICE MEDIA Program so we now have The American Advertising Federation of New Mexico offers our sincerest thanks to those companies supporting our Public Service Media program. To date, millions of dollars in media and creative services have been donated to support the efforts of ARCA, Catholic Charities, El Ranchito de los Niños, Make-A-Wish, United Blood Services, Big Brother Big Sisters and other non-profits in New Mexico. This program helps AAF-NM provide top quality educational and industry events for our members and community.$500,000 donated Learn how to participate and about the benefits of becoming a sponsor: AAFNM@AAFNM.ORG ~ WWW.AAFNM.ORG NON-PROFIT PARTNERS media servicesand $90,000 cash CCASFNM.ORG ELRANCHITONM.ORG ARC-A.ORG TELEVISION from three clients coming intothe club each year and a waiting list of future potential clients who want to participate in the program.
  9. 9. IAAF has been instrumental in my professional development throughout my marketing andcreative career. I cherish the many associatesand friendships that I have made through AAF.
  10. 10. I’m a super hard worker,very responsive, energetic and enthusiastic.
  11. 11. I work for Heritage Hotels & Resorts A boutique, independent, culturally-inspired NM hospitality company.Call me if you ever want to visit or host an event in Santa Fe, Albuquerque or Las Cruces.
  12. 12. Let’s Make Some Magic Questions? Contact me, Maresa Thompson, at: • E-mail: • • • • Mobile: 505.221.9012 I hope we get to meet at the AAF National Conference in Austin this June. Thank you for your vote!