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ISPA Announces Election of 2022 Board of Directors and Officers


The International SPA Association (ISPA) has announced the 2022 ISPA board of directors and officers. The five newly elected directors will begin their term at the conclusion of the 2022 ISPA Conference on May 4, 2022.

New board members include:

  • CG Funk, Massage Heights 
  • Barry McCaffrey, BABOR
  • Charlotte Prescott, Fisher Island Club, Spa Internazionale
  • Kenneth Ryan, Marriott International
  • Jessica Shea, Hilton Worldwide

“Interest in board service reached unprecedented levels this year, and we are grateful for the commitment made by these volunteer leaders to help guide our association forward and pursue our vision of elevating the spa industry to new heights,” says ISPA president Lynne McNees

The ISPA board of directors will be led by chair Patrick Huey of The Quin House. Kelleye Martin of The Edgewater Spa was re-elected to a second three-year term on the board and will continue to serve as vice chair. Secretary/treasurer Todd Shaw of Fountain Life will continue in that role as well.

Each of the newly elected candidates were selected from a large and impressive slate of candidates following an extensive nomination and interview process.

In addition to the newly elected directors and returning officers, eight board members will continue to serve their terms: Michelle Adams Somerville, Woodstock Inn & Resort; Natasha Burns, Resorts World Las Vegas; Lynelle Lynch, Bellus Academy; Dawn Maclellan, St. Andrews Country Club; Jay Muller, Eight Sleep; Eric Savage, Freedom Spa, LLC; Yvonne Smith, Davenport Spa; and Jessica Timberlake, Eminence Organic Skin Care. Frank Pitsikalis of ResortSuite, will continue to serve as chair of the ISPA Foundation board of directors.

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Julie is the co-founder of Well Defined and a longtime influencer and advocate in the wellness world. Along with her work at Well Defined, she is an executive recruiter and marketing specialist for Hutchinson Consulting. She is also a consultant and content strategist for numerous wellness brands. She is the former editor-in-chief and publisher of American Spa and was named a 2019 Folio Top Woman in Media in the Industry Trailblazers category and a 2018 winner of ISPA’s Innovate Award. She is also a seasoned journalist, specializing in spa, travel, health, fitness, wellness, sustainability, and beauty. She has been published in Departures,, E! Online,, Insider’s Guide to Spas, Luxury Travel Advisor, Marin Magazine, Ocean Home, Smart Meetings, Spa Asia, and Travel Agent.