Samantha Willow
Meetings | Sep. 20, 2022

Samantha Willow is The Council’s Meetings and Membership Associate, providing support to both departments. She will assist with event registrations and communication and collaborate with other departments on various projects

Marcus Langford-Thomas
Meetings | Nov. 10, 2020 202.350.5866   Last book read: Behold a Pale Horse by Milton William Cooper Favorite food: Seafood Favorite beverage: Moonshine/scotch Favorite place to travel: Panama and California Favorite DC landmark: National Arboretum

Katie Lesemann
Meetings | Jan. 17, 2019 202.662.4439 Katie Lesemann, CMP, is the director of meetings focusing on the development and coordination of The Council’s educational and networking events, member working groups and virtual trainings. A

Meetings | Nov. 15, 2018

Pepper the friendly humanoid robot joined The Council in 2017 as chief receptionist.

Paula J. Staley
Meetings | Mar. 3, 2017 202.662.4425 Paula J. Staley, CMP, is senior vice president of meetings. She’s responsible for overseeing the management and operations of the meetings department, which plans and executes all key