Executive Committee

  • Candace Tejidor

    Candace Tejidor

    President

  • Jennifer Delmas

    Jennifer Delmas

    VP/Administration

  • Christian Triana

    Christian Triana

    VP/Development

  • Carolina Coelho

    Carolina Coelho

    Secretary

  • Ronald Kaminski

    Ronald Kaminski

    Treasurer

  • Joelle DiBlasi

    Joelle DiBlasi

    Past President/Parliamentarian

    Joelle graduated from Florida State University with a BS in Housing Design & a minor in Textiles in 2001. She started off her…

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  • Monica Bernal

    Monica Bernal

    Executive Advisor

    With over 10 years of experience in the hospitality world, Monica Bernal made the transition from project manager at a well k…

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Board of Directors

  • Jennifer Delmas

    Jennifer Delmas

    NEWH, Inc. Delegate

  • Christian Triana

    Christian Triana

    NEWH, Inc. Delegate

  • Keith Stibler

    Keith Stibler

    Scholarship

  • Anastasia Davis

    Anastasia Davis

    Membership

  • Enith Lam

    Enith Lam

    Programming

  • Cherline Shea St. Jean

    Cherline Shea St. Jean

    Fundraising

  • Amy Rosado

    Amy Rosado

    Marketing

Committee Chair

  • Katie Rothfield

    Katie Rothfield

    Education

  • Bryan Liska

    Sustainable Hospitality

  • Scott Friedman

    Scott Friedman

    Hospitality

  • Ariana Paul

    Ariana Paul

    Public Relations

  • Leslie Schultz

    Publications

  • Andres Rodriguez

    Andres Rodriguez

    Community Service

  • Jason Schleich

    Historian

  • Alexandra Muinos

    Student Representative

Joelle DiBlasi

Joelle DiBlasi

Past President/Parliamentarian

Joelle graduated from Florida State University with a BS in Housing Design & a minor in Textiles in 2001. She started off her career, right out of college, in the hospitality industry for a well known textile company. After spending 2 years in the industry she moved into residential interior design for a number of years. In 2007, her passion for hospitality design brought her back to the hospitality industry & has been there ever since. She is currently a Territory Sales Representative for Astek Wallcovering, the world leading provider of wallcovering & custom contract printing. And, holds the VP of Development position on the NEWH South Florida Board. When not engulfed in her career, she focuses on her family, her passion for cooking, & spending time outdoors.

Monica Bernal

Monica Bernal

Executive Advisor

With over 10 years of experience in the hospitality world, Monica Bernal made the transition from project manager at a well known custom fabric house to an account manager for Tai Ping Carpets in Miami, Florida. Tai Ping Carpets was founded in 1956 and it is the leading international custom axsminter designer and manufacturer of choice for the discerning global clientele.

Monica has worked with Tai Ping since February of 2014, overseeing Florida and the Bahamas. Shortly after joining Tai Ping, she starting participating with the NEWH chapter in South Florida and became the VP of Administration for the chapter. She truly enjoys her involvement with the industry and plans on serving as the President for next year’s term.