Discover Kalamazoo staff member named Circle Michigan’s Volunteer of the Year

This entry was posted in Exploring Greater Kalamazoo, on November 22nd, 2013 .

Executive director: ‘I can always count on Lisa Kukulski’

Kalamazoo, Mich. – Discover Kalamazoo is pleased to announce that destination services manager Lisa Kukulski was the recipient of the 2013 Bill Shepler Volunteer of the Year Award at Circle Michigan’s annual meeting in October.

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Lisa Kukulski, destination services manager for Discover Kalamazoo, recently won Circle Michigan’s Volunteer of the Year Award. “I can always count on Lisa — she keeps the committees she serves, focused and energized,” said executive director Janet Kasic.

“Lisa chairs our Circle Michigan Foundation, serves on our Toronto Road Show Committee and serves on our Circle Michigan board of directors,” said Circle Michigan executive director Janet Kasic. “I can always count on Lisa — she keeps the committees she serves, focused and energized.”

Kukulski has served her fellow members since 2009 when she became a regional spokesperson and co-chaired her region’s familiarization tour for group-tour planners. In 2010, she joined the strategic planning committee and in 2011 was elected to the board of directors, where she continues to serve. Kukulski chairs the Circle Michigan Foundation committee and is a member of the 2014 Toronto Road Show committee.

“I have grown professionally because of the volunteer opportunities Circle Michigan offers,” Kukulski said. “It’s a privilege to collaborate with so many talented individuals who are passionate about tourism in Michigan, and it’s exciting to know that Michigan youth will be positively impacted by the work of the Circle Michigan Foundation for years to come.”

Circle Michigan is the state’s group travel organization, chartered in 1981. Its members are hotels, restaurants, attractions, convention and visitors bureaus, transportation companies, casinos and receptive operators who are committed to working together to provide group travelers a Pure Michigan.

Contact:
Janet Kasic, executive director of Circle Michigan
800-513-6424 | janet@circlemichigan.com

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