• Garrett Mersberger

    Garrett Mersberger

    ISPA Chairman

    Blue Harbor Resort & Conference Center

    Did you know?

    As a native of Wisconsin, I am a DIEHARD Packers fan.

    My favorite spa treatments involve hydrotherapy.

    I am bilingual, and speak both English and Mandarin.

  • Scott Duncan

    Scott Duncan

    ISPA Vice Chairman

    Spa Gregorie's

    Did you know?

    Earlier in my career I worked for McDonald Douglas in the Aerospace industry.

    I am such a proud dad to my two amazing daughters.

    I am a song-writer and lyricist in my spare time.

  • Robert Vance

    Robert Vance


    Sensei Retreats Lana'i

    Did you know?

    I enjoy spending time with my husband Stuart and Shi Tzu, Huck.

    My degree is in Theatre Arts and Music Performance from Pepperdine University.

    I have served in the hospitality industry for over 15 years.

  • Todd Shaw, CSS

    Todd Shaw, CSS

    Immediate Past Chairman


    Did you know?

    When I was a child I wanted to be an architect, like George Castanza.

    My favorite spa treatment is a deep massage.

    Three words to describe me: happy, energetic and friendly.

  • Frank Pitsikalis

    Frank Pitsikalis

    ISPA Foundation Chairman


    Did you know?

    My guilty pleasure is Crème Brulee.

    When I was a child I wanted to be a jet pilot.

    My favorite spa treatment is a deep tissue massage.

    I studied Technology during college.

  • Noel Asmar

    Noel Asmar

    Noel Asmar Group

    Did you know?

    I love to cook and want to open a Mediterranean restaurant.

    I have traveled to over 30 countries.

    My favorite spa treatment is a body scrub and massage.

    Three words to describe me: optimistic, fun-loving and creative.

  • Jill Carlen

    Jill Carlen

    Hilton Worldwide

    Did you know?

    My first career was as a professional singer touring the world singing with Gladys Knight.

    I love taking my little dog Annabelle on adventures.

    I graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre.

  • Brennan Evans

    Brennan Evans

    Trilogy Spa Holdings

    Did you know?

    I grew up in Roswell, NM home of the famous UFO crash.

    Some of my favorite pastimes are cycling, working out and playing with my rescue chihuahuas at the dog park.

    I have a Bachelor of Architecture - University of Arizona, GO CATS!

  • Blake Feeney

    Blake Feeney

    Living Earth Crafts

    Did you know?

    I can juggle a soccer ball pretty well.

    I love Tom Clancy books.

    My favorite spa treatment is a 90 Thai or deep river stone.

    Three words to myself: loyal, determined and friendly!

  • Kelleye Haberern Martin

    Kelleye Haberern Martin

    The Edgewater Spa

    Did you know?

    I wanted to be an Olympic Downhill skier until I sprained my knee in a race in the 7th grade.

    My favorite book is To Kill a Mockingbird.

    My major in college was Recreation and Leisure Services.

  • Patrick Huey

    Patrick Huey

    Montage Hotels & Resorts

    Did you know?

    I was the first male cheerleader at Vanderbilt University.

    I am bilingual and speak both English and French.

    My professional focus is driving financial performance in the luxury hospitality industry.

  • Kristine Huffman

    Kristine Huffman


    Hutchinson Consulting

    Did you know?

    I once did a 21-day Desert Survival Adventure in Utah.

    I am an avid gardener, great cook and love to teach science.

    My favorite spa treatment is the Hill County Bee Treatment.

    During college I studied Geography and Chemistry and Mastered in Social Work.

  • Laura Parsons, CSS

    Laura Parsons, CSS

    The Wellspring Group

    Did you know?

    Three words to describe me: amiable, driven and spontaneous.

    I’m an unrepentant comic book and Disney nerd.

    My favorite sports team is the University of Kentucky Wildcats.

    My guilty pleasure is Netflix TV binging.

  • Michelle Adams Somerville

    Michelle Adams Somerville

    Woodstock Inn & Resort

    Did you know?

    In my spare time I also teach business classes for massage students.

    In 2015, earned my MBA with a Concentration in Leadership.

    I am a proud hockey mom, thanks to my son Marshall!

  • Yvonne Smith

    Yvonne Smith

    La Rive Spa at Northern Quest Resort & Casino

    Did you know?

    I am a graduate of Eastern Washington University with a BA in French.

    I continue to cheer for my alma mater as a proud alumnus, GO EAGLES!

    I also serve on several other boards including TeenCloset and Project Beauty Share.

  • Eric Stephenson

    Eric Stephenson


    Elements Massage

    Did you know?

    I majored in music during college.

    I backpacked through Europe for two months alone.

    I am one of six children.

    My favorite spa treatment is a 110 minute deep tissue massage.

  • Jessica Timberlake

    Jessica Timberlake

    Eminence Organic Skin Care

    Did you know?

    Outside of work, I explore my creativity through photography, painting and sketching.

    I am a self-proclaimed “Aquarius to the core”.

    I have over 15 years of experience in the luxury spa industry.

  • Dr. Brent Bauer

    Dr. Brent Bauer

    ISPA Medical Advisor

    Mayo Clinic

    Did you know?

    I am the Director of the Mayo Clinic Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program

    My favorite spa treatment is a massge.

    I studied Physiology and English Literature in college.

    I am trying to be the most famous resident in Hibbing, MN but Bob Dylan and Kevin McHale are all still in my way.

  • Lynne McNees

    Lynne McNees


    International SPA Association

    Did you know?

    HGTV is my guilty pleasure.

    I love to sing and make up songs.

    My puppy Moose always brightens my day.

    If my life were a movie genre it would be a western comedy.