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Media Center / Incentive Research Foundation Elects 2024 Officers
(Washington, DC, November 28, 2023) The Incentive Research Foundation is pleased to announce the 2024 IRF Executive Committee and the IRF Board of Trustees. Representing a cross section of the incentives, rewards, and recognition industry, the IRF Board of Trustees leads the foundation in meeting its mission of conducting research and providing education highlighting the power of incentive and motivational programs.
“The IRF is proud to provide essential research and education to the professionals who champion and operate incentive and recognition programs, the suppliers who make those programs come to life, and the industry committed to motivating employees and channel partners across industries and around the world,” said Susan Adams, incoming Chair of the 2024 IRF Board of Trustees. “The IRF Board of Trustees is comprised of experienced, visionary leaders who maintain focus on advancing the industry and driving results.”
Members of the 2024 IRF Executive Committee are:
The following individuals are continuing their terms on the IRF Board of Trustees:
Bich-Lien Kaldahl will continue to serve as Airline Advisor to the Board of Trustees.
“The IRF Board of Trustees continues to do excellent work to achieve our Vision 2025,” said Stephanie Harris, IRF President. “I’d like to thank outgoing trustee Chris Ruane for his service and insight, and I look forward to working with our continuing Trustees to deliver research and education that helps advance the incentives industry.”
The 2024 IRF Board term begins January 1, 2024. For more information on the IRF Board of Trustees, visit the IRF website.
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