Alexandria, VA, October 25, 2017 — The American Society of Travel agents (ASTA) is pleased to announce several staffing changes that will strengthen its focus on advocacy, business development and member services.
Eben Peck has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Advocacy. He has served in multiple government affairs and communications roles at ASTA since 2012 and in his new role will oversee the Society’s wide-ranging efforts to advocate for the travel agent and agent community – including key government affairs, industry affairs, communications, legal and research functions.
Sarah Little has been promoted to Director, Business Development. Also at ASTA since 2012, Little assumes an expanded role in developing and executing strategic marketing programs with suppliers, destinations and other industry stakeholders.
Andrea Caulfield has been promoted to Manager, Member Care. At ASTA since 2015, Caulfield is an integral part of the ASTA Membership team and the main point of contact for ASTA’s current and prospective members, supplier partners and the traveling public.
Jasmine Causey has been promoted to Senior Coordinator, Membership Sales & Service, shifting her focus to supporting the National Association of Career Travel agents (NACTA) membership network. She has been at ASTA since 2013.
Finally, Don McGahee is moving into the post of Manager, Business Development, where he will be responsible for ASTA’s growing international membership, as well as organizing ASTA & NACTA’s educational FAM programs. He has been at NACTA/ASTA since 2011.
All promotions are effective October 23, 2017.
Rebranded in 2018 as the American Society of Travel Advisors, ASTA is the leading global advocate for travel advisors, the travel industry and the traveling public. Its members represent 80 percent of all travel sold in the United States through the travel agency distribution channel. Together with hundreds of internationally-based members, ASTA’s history of industry advocacy traces back to its founding in 1931 when it launched with the mission to facilitate the business of selling travel through effective representation, shared knowledge and the enhancement of professionalism. For more information about the Society, visit ASTA.org. Consumers can connect with an ASTA travel advisor at TravelSense.org.