May 20, 2011 – Minneapolis, MN – Lisa Saline, President of UPA, was recently named the new Independent Event Producers Chairman succeeding Colleen Little from Cheer America. Lisa is one of the founding members of the IEP and served two years as its Vice Chairman. Lisa plans to continue with Colleen’s legacy insuring independents have a voice in the spirit industry.
Ann Lehrmann, President of Cheer & Dance Extreme, was named the new IEP Vice-Chairman filling Lisa Saline’s VC seat. The combination of these strong leaders along with all the IEP members will continue.
The Independent Event Producers (IEP) is committed to bringing a collective voice of all the independently owned event producers to the cheer and dance industry. This alliance is an inclusive group that has come together to insure independent companies long-term viability in the industry through networking and communication.