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SMPS CT Announces 2021/2022 Board of Directors

Top row (l-r): Marta Dabrowski, Alicia Mojica Washington, and Julia DeFrances. Middle row (l-r): Chris Abel, Cynthia Colón, and Lucas Glendening. Bottom row (l-r): Patrick Delany, Caitlin Porter, and Hannah Sullivan

Glastonbury, CT – The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Connecticut Chapter announces the board of directors for the 2021/2022 program year, which begins on Sept. 1. Board officers are elected by SMPS CT chapter members.

Marta Dabrowski, CPSM, marketing manager with WSP USA Inc., returns to the board as president. Her leadership has supported the chapter’s diversity and inclusion initiatives and expanded access to SMPS resources for new AEC professionals and students.

SMPS CT welcomes Julia DeFrances as president-elect for the 2021/2022 program year. A marketing coordinator at BL Companies, DeFrances most recently served as treasurer and co-chair for the Sponsorship Committee.

Alicia Mojica Washington, NOMA, director of marketing and JEDI for HRP Associates, Inc., returns to the board as immediate past-president. She is also chair of the chapter’s Diversity and Inclusion Task Force.

SMPS CT welcomes Chris Abel to the board as treasurer. Abel joined Associated Builders and Contractors of CT as membership director in 2018  and became a member of SMPS CT shortly after attending the 2019 Win More Work summit.

Cynthia Colón returns to the board as secretary. A marketing coordinator at Centerbrook Architects & Planners, she joined the AEC industry and SMPS in 2019. She is an active member of SMPS CT’s Communications Committee and Diversity and Inclusion Taskforce.

Lucas J. Glendening, marketing manager for Turner Construction Company’s Connecticut Business Unit, returns to the board as a director. He is also a part of the Diversity Committee.

Patrick Delany, marketing and preconstruction director for O&G Industries’ Building Group, returns to the board as a director. He says joining SMPS CT in 2018 allowed him to grow in a role that includes marketing for O&G’s Building Group.

Caitlin Porter, CPSM, marketing specialist with PRIME AE Group, joins the board as a director. Porter has been an active SMPS member for three years, serving on multiple Communications Committees.

Hannah Sullivan, marketing coordinator for Standard Builders, Inc., joins the board as a director. She says she enjoys planning events and collaborating with the chapter’s Communications and Programs Committees.