SITE Mountain West

Proudly connecting motivational and incentive travel professionals.  SITE Mountain West represents SITE Global members in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, and Utah in addition to other global members who are a part of our chapter.

SITE Mountain West 2021 Board of Directors


Lisa Kincannon Cherry

Founder / Managing Director, Opus Event Solutions

BOULDER, United States

Past President

Doug Chorpenning

Founder & CEO, wet paint group

Centennial, United States

Membership Chair

Julie Branstrom

CEO, Vista Meetings & Incentives

Evergreen, United States

Site Mountain West Board Member

Jacqueline Goldy

Vice President of Incentive Sales and Strategic Partnerships, MGM Resorts International

Greenwood Village, United States

SITE Mountain West - Treasurer

Kelley Lefferdink

Sales Manager, 3D Cruise Partners

Rancho Santa Fe, United States

Co-Chair Events/Education/sponsorship Committee

Holly Smith

Director, Global Accounts, MGM Resorts International

suite #16 irvine, United States

Marketing & Communications Chair

Julie Tenge, CMP, CITP

Global Sales Director, CoralTree Hospitality

Phoenix, United States

Co-Chair of the Events Committee

Heidi Stevenson, CIS, CITP

Director, Regional Sales, Prestige Global Meeting Source

SLC, United States

Mountain West Membership


Align Yourself with the Best

Discover a world of possibilities with SITE

  • Build your business connections on a global scale via an extensive Membership Directory.
  • Receive professional support from other members in your area at one of our 29 worldwide chapters.
  • Gain access to incentive travel research, trends, and data.
  • Expand your skills and experience with education and certification opportunities.
  • Enhance your career through online and in-person events.
  • Join a community with high standards—the SITE Code of Ethics.
  • Continue the conversation via your favorite social media channels, including a SITE members-only LinkedIn group.

Lead. Shape. Inspire.

All we're missing is you. Become a SITE member and, with the help of a burgeoning network of peers, transform the greater meetings and incentives industry. Click below to get more details about the SITE application process, fees, membership add-ons and more.

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Mountain West YL

Young Leaders

Connecting Young Professionals in the Incentive Travel Industry

The SITE Young Leaders' Program is a global community of industry professionals aged 35 years or younger with less than 5 years of experience in the incentive travel industry. By participating in the SITE Young Leaders' Program, individuals will receive education and networking opportunities that appeal directly to those who are new to the industry. Our mission: to create a strong group of individuals who will not only become leaders in SITE and their local SITE Chapters, but in the greater industry as a whole.

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Get Involved with SITE Mountain West


Why should I spend the time?  

Every potential volunteer should ask themselves this question and the answer is going to be different for everyone. But the reason most want to give their time is that people are inherently good and want to pitch in.

At SITE Mountain West we take this one step further - we believe that our industry has been so good to us that we can't help but give back. We believe that when we help others excel in crafting memorable incentive travel events we strengthen ourselves and the industry as a whole. We find a beautiful sense of fulfillment in helping our members thrive, stay educated, and find opportunities through exceptional networking. 

We need passionate people to join us in this cause!

Perhaps you have talents in certain areas and can lend your skillset to work on a quick specific project. Others might like to take the opportunity to meet more people while giving back. Volunteers may have one hour a week, or three hours a month or more – whatever the amount of time you have, we can put your talents to work.

​SITE Mountain West is committed to providing a supportive environment for its volunteers, without whom our chapter would not be able to function or provide value.

Would you consider joining us? Let's do this!

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Thank You to Our Valued Sponsors

  • We thrive to connect. Discover MICE Industry events at which SITE has a presence, as well our very own events, organised for members and friends of SITE by SITE HQ and our Chapters


    SITE Mountain West - Come SITE New Denver Hotels

    14 September 2022


    SITE Mountain West Sustainability Education & Networking in Vegas

    21 September 2022

  • Powered By SITE Foundation, Motivate Blog uncovers the transformational impact of incentive travel on individuals, organisations na dommunities all over the world.


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    Originally appeared in the July/August issue of Conference & Meetings World

    17 August 2022


    Trends and Insight on the Return of Incentive Travel, in 5 Charts

    9 August 2022


    Tips for Creating a Uniquely Puerto Rican Group Outing

    Sponsored by Discover Puerto Rico

    9 August 2022

  • Be up to date with the latest SITE news by book marking IncentiveWise, our dedicated news channel.

    Two Esteemed Winners Reflect on the SITE Chapter Excellence Awards

    3 August 2022

    Plucking CIS and CITP out of the Industry Credential Alphabet Soup

    21 July 2022

    Six positions opening on SITE International Board of Directors

    20 July 2022