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isPa fouNdatioN fouNdatioN 2018 ISPA FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS “The world is a book, and those who don’t travel read only one page.” OFFICERS CHAIRMAN Frank Pitsikalis ResortSuite VICE CHAIRMAN Sharilyn Abbajay Mattison Avenue Salon Spa Suites – St. Augustine of Hippo WOULDN’T IT BE INCREDIBLE to help one of your fellow ISPA members explore the world? Wouldn’t it be even better to do so while raising thousands of dollars to further the industry you love? colin Mcilheney, global research director with Pwc, enjoying his auction win with his wife anne at the four seasons Beirut. Great escapes donated to the ISPA Foundation Auctions are a huge reason we are able to raise so much money each year. Last year, we had 40 Great Escapes featured in our Silent Auction, as well as several priceless excursions in the Live Auction. Between the two, DIRECTORS Garrett Mersberger ISPA Chairman Todd Hewitt ISPA Vice Chairman Lynne McNees ISPA President Todd Shaw Technogym all donated escapes accounted for 51 percent of the total revenue for the Auctions. These wonderful adventures don’t just appear on the auction block out of thin air. They are donated by ISPA members like you who live and work in incredible destinations they want to share with their fellow spa leaders. From Australia and Hong Kong to Dubai, South America and St. Simons Island, Georgia, the experi- ences donated by ISPA members and friends are one-of-a-kind MEDICAL ADVISOR Brent Bauer, M.D. Mayo Clinic HONORARY BOARD MEMBERS Ruth Stricker The Marsh, A Center for Balance and Fitness Deborah Szekely WELLNESS WARRIOR experiences. If you’re still in the dark about what you should donate to the 2018 ISPA Foundation Live & Silent Auctions, consider your surroundings and the many ISPA members who would love to explore them. And to those of you who have already donated a Great Escape to help your ISPA family read more of the world’s book, thank you! You’ve truly helped this organization soar! The ISPA Foundation wishes to thank the following supporters for their generous contributions: LUMINARY Ruth Stricker BENEFACTOR Dr. Howard Murad PATRON —fraNK PitsiKalis, isPa fouNdatioN cHairMaN 68 PULSE ■ June 2018 Red Door Spas ResortSuite