BENS Southeast Executive Committee
Region Executive Committee members help guide and set priorities for BENS in the eight-state Southeast.
Christopher C. Melton (Co-Chair)
Edwin “Spike” A. Wahlen (Co-Chair)
BENS Southeast Membership Committee
The Membership Development Committee helps identify, recruit, and retain BENS’ only asset—its members. The Committee’s focus is on high-quality executives. The Committee advises the Region Executive Committee and the Region Director on all matters pertaining to recruiting and retention. The Membership Committee is the heart of the Region’s member sales team.
Bryan Tate (Chair)
Steve Powell (Vice Chair)
John Corcia (Florida)
BENS Southeast Communications Committee
The Communications Committee is comprised by member business leaders who help develop and execute marketing and communications plans in support of BENS Southeast. The Committee performs the counselor function advising the Region Executive Committee, Region Committee Chairs and the Region Staff on all matters pertaining to internal and external communications, and media relations. The Committee is at the heart of the Region’s communications and marketing efforts.
Jane Stout (Chair)
BENS Southeast Events Committee
The Events Committee helps the BENS SE staff identify, schedule, and coordinate the SE Region’s major events, primarily speakers, regional trips, and socials. The committee strives to ensure that events support the BENS policy agenda and are of interest and value to members. Events are a major recruiting and retention tool.
Brian Johnstone (Chair)