Executive Board

President: Jeremy King
Caster Connection

Jeremy King is Director of Marketing at Caster Connection.
Jeremy has worked at Caster since 2011 to establish the Company’s brand, leads marketing strategy, manages CasterConnection.com, and regularly focuses on sales enablement, content creation, trade show and other promotional endeavors, and more. Prior to Caster Connection, Jeremy worked in marketing for jazz violinist Christian Howes.

A Columbus native, Jeremy graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business.

Kyle DavisSponsorship: Kyle Davis
Buckeye Health Plan

Kyle manages Member Marketing & Communications for Buckeye Health Plan. He focuses on developing and implementing complex multi-channel marketing communications projects working with cross functional teams to meet company strategic objectives. He manages the full project life cycle including gathering information, creating plans and schedules, obtaining and managing resources, managing budget, and facilitating project execution, deployment and closure.
Kyle earned is BS/BA in Business Administration from The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business.

Immediate Past President: Joel Kohler
Ohio Education Association

Joel Kohler is the Communication Specialist at the OEA, representing teachers, faculty members and support professionals who work in Ohio’s schools, where he manages the association’s Digital marketing; manages the web, social and video execution; handles vendor relations and promotions, plus ensures internal and external marketing is on brand and cohesive. He also consults for various non-profit arts organizations on their marketing strategies and branding efforts. Joel holds a BA from The Columbus College of Art & Design and received a MS in Marketing & Communications from Franklin University. He has been an AMA member and volunteer since 2007; President of the chapter’s executive board and VP of Workshops.

VP At-Large: Debra Pack
Columbus Metropolitan Library

Debra Pack is the Marketing Manager at Columbus Metropolitan Library. She leads the organization’s digital and content marketing strategies; writes strategic messaging; leads the creative team and video strategy; manages the on-site print center; handles vendor relations and advertising, plus ensures all messaging is on brand and effective. She holds a BS in Journalism from Bowling Green State University where she studied English, creative writing, fine arts and photography. She has been an AMA member and volunteer since 2009; President of the chapter’s executive board (2015-2016 / 2016-2017), VP of SIGs (2014-2015) and Digital SIG Chair (2013-2014).

VP, Content & Communications: Jynx Gresser
National Veterans Memorial and Museum

Jynx Gresser is a Marketing and Communications Coordinator at the National Veterans Memorial and Museum in Downtown Columbus. It is the only Museum in America that honors ALL our Veterans – from all branches of service, and from all eras of our nation’s proud history of military service, both peacetime and wartime. Jynx holds a Bachelor of Arts from Miami University of Ohio and Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. Previously, she served on the Content and Communications Committee as the social media manager and was the Volunteer of the Year in 2017. 

Co-VP, Content & Communications: Chris Alexis

VP, Programming: Whitney Smith-Pfefferle

Whitney is a diverse marketing generalist background and over 15 years of experience in various industries. She started her career promoting trade shows at an association, spent multiple years as an account manager at an agency, and most recently managed product marketing in the financial services industry. Whitney holds an MBA from Ohio University and a BA in Journalism from Penn State University.

Co-VP, Programming: Elizabeth Mack

VP, Membership: Jessica Burchard

A recent addition to the AMA executive board, Jessica has more than 15 years of communication experience, including 10 in nonprofit development. She’s written everything from newspaper articles to press releases, blogs and social media posts. A proud graduate of Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, Jessica wears her Bobcat shirts around Buckeye country with no shame.

Current Board Openings

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