Friday 7 August 2020
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AAF Dallas Introduces its 2019 Board of Directors

AAF Dallas Introduces its 2019 Board of Directors
The Dallas chapter of the national nonprofit organization, American Advertising Federation, returns for the 2019-2020 term with an incoming pull of 33 percent new committee chairs.


The American Advertising Federation (AAF) Dallas chapter announces the appointment of seven new members to its Board of Directors, added to its promising number of fourteen returning members, to serve in its 2019-20 term. This full slate of officers and board members consists of a total of 20 individuals from 19 agencies and industry companies located within the Dallas area.

With the combination of these new and experienced board members, the AAF Dallas strives to continue giving Dallas’ advertising community a voice with more forward-thinking and inclusive support than ever before.

New members joining the Board of Directors include Chris Degenaars (Secretary), Amanda Lovewell (Social Media & Public Relations), Abby Westbrook (Marketing Communications), Alicia Kuhn (Social Activities), Kristy Vivian (Programs), Ashlynn Rehmani (Programs), Paolo Linares (Diversity) and John Mitchell (Membership). All of the members have begun serving under new AAF Dallas President Farhan Rehmani.

The 2019-20 AAF Dallas Board members are:
Farhan Rehmani (Bestview Digital Advertising), President
Allison Farris (AAF Dallas), Executive Director and Ad 2 National Chair
Crystal Gonzales (Pandora Radio), Immediate Past President and Treasurer
Rosie Rosales (Richards/Lerma), 1st Vice President and Diversity Co-Chair
Jimmy Asa (Better Business Bureau), 2nd Vice President and BBB Advisory Co-Chair
Hilary Watson (The Marketing Arm), Ad 2 President
Chris Degenaars (Long Drive Agency), Secretary
Kevin Couch (The Golden Ticket), Government
Sandi Edgar (SMU Temerlin Advertising Institute), Education
Angelica Ocampo (Strategar), Public Service
Sheilena Dorsey (RAPP Agency), Foundation
Abby Westbrook (Moroch), Marketing Communications
Amanda Lovewell (bloomfield knoble Advertising), Social Media & Public Relations
Alicia Kuhn (Dallas Stars), Social Activities
Lita Wurst (Better Business Bureau), BBB Advisory Co-Chair
Kristy Vivian (Billups), Programs Co-Chair
Ashlynn Rehmani (Univision), Programs Co-Chair
Paolo Linares (Richards/Lerma), Diversity Co-Chair
Colin Hayes (Belo + Company), Membership Co-Chair
John Mitchell (MC2 Experience), Membership Co-Chair

About American Advertising Federation Dallas
The AAF Dallas, one of more than 200 chapters a part of the American Advertising Federation, is the oldest civic organization in Dallas and for over 100 years has been representing all facets of the advertising industry. AAF Dallas brings together the best talent in advertising, marketing, media and education by being the unifying voice for advertising.
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AAF Dallas

The Dallas chapter of the American Advertising Federation is the oldest civic organization in Dallas and celebrated its 100th year anniversary in 2008. We are the only association that represents all facets of the advertising industry. The birth of AAF Dallas can be traced back to 1908. During the past century, AAF Dallas has had a track record of making vital contributions to the local advertising community. Throughout our history, the League has worked with local advertising and city leaders to further the business of advertising and to provide personal and professional developments opportunities for our members. AAF Dallas activities has been recognized nationally- we were the Division 1 (over 500 members) Club of the Year in 2010-2011 and in 2013 have been honored for our activities in programming, government relations, public service, diversity and multicultural initiatives, and communications.