Trish Stevens has been the Membership Director for Hospitality Minnesota since June 2007. Hospitality Minnesota is the management company that runs the Minnesota Restaurant Association, the Minnesota Lodging Association and the Minnesota Resort & Campground Association. They also run the Hospitality Minnesota Education Foundation providing high school programs in culinary, restaurant and lodging management.
Most of Trish’s time is concentrated on finding and engaging new members, along with helping to retain current members. She has a passion for the restaurant and hospitality industry and enjoys working closely with her membership team to find ways to attract members. She looks forward to trying many of the ideas learned at her first WebLink conference. Trish was the Office Manager for the associations from the mid to the late 1990s.
Trish is involved with her local chapter of ASAE. Formerly known as the Midwest of Association Executives it is now called Associations North. She chairs the Membership Networking group, and is also very involved in networking with allied member, community and industry groups.
Trish has a 36-year-old son, Justin; daughter-in-law, Erin; 2-year-old granddaughter, Ava; and a 13-year-old grandson, Mekhi. She shares her home with her partner of 17 years, Brandon, and her 11-year-old Yorkshire Terrier, Duke.