AHF has named Billye Potts executive vice president and Maria Chapman director of communication and chapters to its management team. In addition to the new appointments, AHF also promoted Public Relations Manager Trish Dever to director of public relations and social media, and Sponsorship/Advertising Sales Manager Lorraine Houghton to director of sponsorship and advertising sales.
Potts had previously served as executive director of the Association for Student Conduct Administration (ASCA), where she provided strategic guidance and direction and was a Legacy Founding Member of the ASCA Foundation.
Chapman has extensive experience in association communication and program management with the International Association of Culinary Professionals and the American Cheese Society. Most recently she served as marketing specialist and coordinated printed and email communications for all association clients for AHF's management company, FSA Management Group. In this role, Chapman worked behind the scenes on many AHF communication vehicles, including S.O. in the Know, S.O. Connected, numerous broadcast emails and a variety of design projects.
"We are so pleased to welcome Billye and Maria to our AHF team," says AHF President Patti Oliver. "Based on their qualifications, I am confident they will contribute greatly to the high standard of service we offer our members. Congratulations to all!"