Ms. Ellithorpe manages all of the networking initiative events for TEPHINET, such as TEPHINET's global and regional scientific conferences, and assists regional FETP networks in the planning of their conferences. In addition to managing events, she also assists the TEPHINET director, is the TEPHINET Advisory Board minutes' secretary and manages the TEPHINET Secretariat office. She has more than 20 years of administrative and event planning experience in both the non-profit and for-profit sectors. She is studying to take the Certified Meeting Professional Exam, as well as the Government Meeting Professional exam, in 2020. She lived in Costa Rica, Venezuela and Panama from the ages of three to 13. She is fluent in Spanish and English, having learned both languages simultaneously, and is well-versed in written translation as well as some spoken translation. She enjoys traveling and getting to know new cultures as well as spending time with her family at home. Amber is an amateur photographer and loves reading historical fiction.
aellithorpe [at] tephinet [dot] org (Email Amber Ellithorpe)