STN Association Management Team
From left to right: Doris Freund, Chris Walls, Sarah Clements, Tonda Preston, Stephanie Czuhajewski, Cheryl Thingstad, Brian Doty
- Stephanie Czuhajewski, Executive Director
Stephanie carries more than 15 years of management experience in both the public and private sector, with an emphasis in non-profit marketing, fundraising and public relations. Stephanie holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Sullivan University.
- Sarah Clements, Project Coordinator
Sarah carries more than 12 years of non-profit convention management experience, including experience in the management of national and regional conferences with 10-600 attendees. She is well-versed in sponsorship and exhibit management, VIP management, food and beverage selection, hotel contracting and online and onsite registration processes. In addition, Sarah has six years of experience managing webinar programming and online continuing education for national associations. Sarah is a past president of the Lexington Young Professionals Association and she holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Kentucky.
- Brian Doty, Meetings and Education
Brian is a certified meeting professional and a 17-year veteran of the meetings industry. He is a past president of the Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter of Meeting Professionals International and served the association at the international level on the International Chapter Leadership Committee. In 2004 and 2008, Brian was the recipient of the Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter Meeting Planner of the Year Award. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Eastern Kentucky University.
- Tonda Preston, Memberships and Enrollment
Tonda brings more than two decades of customer service experience to STN. She oversees database administration, e-commerce activities, registration and membership processing.
- Chris Walls, Webmaster
Chris executes the creative and technological tasks to serve STN’s print and multimedia needs. His print design experience includes the development of marketing campaigns for client events, academic journals, research reports, newsletters and textbooks. In addition to an extensive background in print design, Chris delivers the leadership and technical skills needed for structured web and multi-media production from concept through design and implementation. Chris graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Masters of Library Science and also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.