About

Arm yourself with the knowledge, resources and connections you need to stay on top of this fast-changing industry. The AMA New York Capital Region chapter is an active professional group with a full program of events, networking opportunities, and information to help members advance their professional status.

Membership in AMA applies to both the international American Marketing Association, and the local New York Capital Region chapter.

The Local Chapter

nycrama_chapter_coverage_mapThe AMA New York Capital Region chapter is an active and vibrant community of several hundred marketers from the greater Albany area, extending through Tech Valley and across upstate New York. We meet regularly to share experiences, best practices, and ideas. We share our expertise with student chapters at local universities and colleges. We run an annual awards contest to honor the best of the best in our field. And we reach into our communities to pay forward the riches we ourselves receive through our association.

For more information, please visit our Membership page or register to join online.

The National Organization

The American Marketing Association (AMA) was established in 1937 by visionaries in marketing and academia. Today, the AMA has grown to be one of the largest marketing associations in the world, with over 30,000 members who work, teach and study in the field of marketing across the globe.

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As the leading organization for marketers, AMA is the trusted go-to resource for marketers and academics. We are counted on as the reliable marketing authority where our members can stay relevant with knowledge, training and tools to enhance their professional skills and obtain valuable information and connections.

The AMA is constantly innovating and evolving, helping to shape the field as well as keep abreast of the changing global marketplace to help our members excel in their careers.

No other organization provides more ways for marketers and academics to connect with the people and resources they need to be successful.

Learn more at ama.org.

Meet the Team

The Chapter Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the New York Capital Region chapter is an important governance mechanism of the American Marketing Association. The primary role of the Chapter's Board is to provide strategic guidance, direction and advice for local efforts, and to provide fiduciary oversight to protect the business property of the association.

The current Board is proud to serve the membership for the 2017-2018 Chapter year.

Alan Baker
President
518-438-2624

Anne Marie Lizzi
Immediate Past President
518-573-4680

Tom Grabowski
President-Elect
518-588-8646

David Giminiani
Treasurer

Rosalyn J Rufer
Secretary
518-587-2100 x2430

Ashley O'Toole
Secretary-Elect

Nigar Hale
EVP Membership
518-399-4846

Michael Roach
EVP Communications
518-316-1250

Michael Murray
EVP Membership

Will Trevor
EVP Programming

Alison Anechiarico
VP Sponsorship

Sharon Phillips
VP of Volunteer Engagement

Kate Pattenaude
VP News

Chelsie Cliff
VP Events

Andrew Murphy
VP Events and Media

Sandy Kear
VP Website