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Facts about CLIA

Mission Statement:
CLIA’s mission is to promote policies and practices that foster a safe, secure and healthy cruise ship environment, educate and train its travel agent members and promote and explain the value, desirability and affordability of the cruise vacation experience.

Leadership

CLIA Global
  • Christine Duffy – President and CEO
  • Didier Scaillet – Vice President, Business Development
  • Mike McGarry – Senior Vice President, Public Affairs
  • Barbara Muckermann – Global Communications Advisor
  • Bud Darr – Senior Vice President, Technical and Regulatory Affairs

Technical and Regulatory Staff (CLIA Global)
  • Rob Griffiths – Director of Technical and Regulatory Affairs, Design and Engineering
  • Charlotte Breide – Director of Technical and Regulatory Affairs, Environmental and Health
  • Stan Deno – Director of Technical and Regulatory Affairs, Operational and Security
  • Capt. Ted Thompson – Senior Technical Advisor
  • Judy Woods – Administrative Manager

Marketing and Trade Relations (North America)
  • Dwain Wall – Senior Vice President, Agency and Trade Relations
  • Margaret Murphy – Senior Vice President, Strategic Marketing
  • Linda Parrotta – Director, Marketing
  • Louise Batista – Manager, Events and Partnerships Public Affairs (North America)

Finance and Shared Services (CLIA Global)
  • Tom Fischetti – CFO
  • Ann Dailey – Controller

North West & Canada
  • Greg Wirtz – President
  • Donna Spalding – Director, Administration

CLIA Alaska
  • John Binkley – President
  • Michael Tibbles – Government Affairs
  • Lalanya Downs – Public Affairs & Office Administration

CLIA Brazil
  • Claudio Carneiro – Executive Vice President
  • Joao Tomaz – Executive Manager
  • Monica Vicente – Administrative Assistant

CLIA Europe
  • Robert Ashdown – Secretary General
  • Marco Digioia – Director of Government Affairs
  • Tomas Matesanz – Director of Communications
  • Monica Ford – Office Manager/Personal Assistant to the Secretary General

CLIA UK & Ireland
  • Andy Harmer – Director
  • Penny Guy – PR Director
  • Adele Fitzpatrick-Foster – Head of Membership Services
  • Natalie Budgen – Membership Services Executive
  • Alex Holubowicz – Membership Services & Creative Executive
  • Kathleen O’Hara – Member Services Manager
  • Kathryn Atkins – Member Services and PR Executive
  • Maggie Gibbons – Associate Membership Services Executive

CLIA Australasia
  • Brett Jardine – General Manager
  • Peter Kollar – Training & Development Manager
  • Amanda Healy – Administrative & Events Manager

CLIA Southeast Asia
  • Kevin Leong – General Manager CLIA Southeast Asia

Public Affairs

David Peikin
Industry Policies/Regulatory & Legislative Issues
dpeikin@cruising.org
Tel: 754-201-2131 | Cell: 301-706-9996

Lani Gerlak
Travel Industry Marketing
clia@finnpartners.com
Tel: 954-765-3636 | Ext : 22


Offices :

North America Office 910 SE 17th St• Suite 400 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Global Corporate Headquarters 2111 Wilson Blvd • 8th Floor Arlington, VA 22201
Main: +1.754.444.2542 • Toll-free: +1.855.444.2542 • Fax: +1.754.224.2250