2023 Officers and Executive Committee

Board members and Executive Committee Officers are CMG veterans who have volunteered their time, and whose leadership and vision have been recognized by their peers. All Board Members are elected by the general membership and Executive Officers are elected by the Board.

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    Peggy Van Allen, CMG
    Cary, Illinois, USA

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    VP Communications & PR

    Paula Leonard, CMG
    Hü Designs
    Chapel Hill, NC, USA

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    VP Marketing

    Stephanie Dycha, CMG
    Avient Corporation ColorWorks
    West Chicago, IL

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    Jody Slingluff, CMG
    3D Exhibits
    Cleveland, OH USA

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    VP Color Forecasting

    Montaha Hidefi, CMG
    Color Landing
    Ontario, Canada

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    Renee Hytry Derrington, CMG
    Cincinnati, OH, USA

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    VP Education

    Sandy Sampson, CMG
    VITAL COLOR™ – Engagement through color. Simple Modern Style
    Camarillo, CA, USA

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    VP Membership

    Judith van Vliet, CMG
    The Color Authority
    Milan, Italy

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    Executive Director, Color Marketing Group

    Sharon Griffis
    Color Marketing Group
    Alexandria, VA, USA

2023 Board of Directors

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    Susan Beiser

    OMNOVA Solutions
    Monroe, NC, USA

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    Lora DiFabio

    American Biltrite
    Sherbrooke, QC, Canada

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    Patricia Fecci

    Sherwin Williams Brazil
    Sao Paulo, Brazil

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    Janice Fedak

    Janice Fedak Colour & Design
    Toronto, ON, Canada

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    Monika Haag

    Worms, Germany

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    Doty Horn

    ColorVoyant LLC
    Newtown, PA, USA

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    Lisa Galavotti-Rea

    Sherwin Williams
    Orlando, FL, USA

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    Samantha MacLean

    Lorama Group Inc.
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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    Kiki Redhead

    The Sherwin-Williams Co
    Minneapolis, MN, USA

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    Antonella Ruiz

    Sherwin-Williams of Central America
    El Salvador


  1. Have 2 years continuous membership.
  2. Have attended the last 2 Summit meetings or 2 International meetings, or a combination thereof.
  3. Have attended at least one ChromaZone® in the year of nomination or in the previous year.
  4. Have demonstrated a commitment to CMG through participation in CMG committees and/or events.
  5. Must be committed to attending the next two Summits to participate in Board of Directors’ meetings.
    Be prepared to run a Committee.
  6. Be willing and able to participate on monthly conference calls and random committee calls.



The direction and success of Color Marketing Group is driven by members who join committees, work on projects, and drive special programs of CMG’s strategic plan. By volunteering your career and membership value grows as you connect, learn, and work alongside fellow color professionals. Grow your CMG Membership value by participating on a committee. For more information, please contact Executive Director, Sharon Griffis sgriffis@colormarketing.org. Read more