The Executive Committee steers the decisions and actions of the AAMA and its various committees. This committee is elected.

  • President – Jeff Blair, Sureway Gaming
  • Vice President – Holly Hampton, Bay Tek Entertainment
  • Secretary – Don Marshall, Marshall Productions
  • Treasurer – Jonathan Durst, Pyramid Technologies
  • Assistant Treasurer – Howard McAuliffe, Pinnacle Entertainment Group
  • Assistant Secretary – Russ Van Natta, Creative Works
  • Past President – Joe Camarota, Alpha Omega Sales
The Annual Meeting Committee is responsible for creating policies and procedures for, as well as planning and promoting the Association’s Annual Membership Meeting & Gala event.
Time Commitment: Moderate, 4-6 conference calls annually.

  • Committee Chair and AAMA President – Jeff Blair, Sureway Gaming
  • Rich Babich, Game Exchange of Colorado
  • Gregory Bacorn, Barron Games International
  • Joe Camarota, Alpha Omega Sales
  • Holly Hampton, Bay Tek Entertainment
  • Don Marshall, Marshall Productions
  • Russ Van Natta, Creative Works
The FEC Committee is responsible for representing and growing the Family Entertainment Center (FEC) sector of the industry within the Association.
Time Commitment: Low, in-person meeting during the Annual Meeting, 3-5 conference calls annually.

  • Co-Chair – Joseph Camarota III, Alpha Omega Sales
  • Co-Chair – Brian Cohen, Entertainment Properties Group
  • AAMA President – Jeff Blair, Sureway Gaming
  • Jon W. Brady, Sports Connection
  • Jim Bennington, Lucky Strike Entertainment
  • Sisto Perez, High Five Entertainment
The Government Relations Committee is responsible for implementing and monitoring legislative programs of the Association.
Time Commitment: High, in-person meeting during the Annual Meeting, trips to Washington DC 1-4 times a year, 3-5 conference calls annually.

  • Co-Chair – Joe Camarota, Alpha Omega Sales
  • Co-Chair – Rich Babich, Betson Enterprises
  • Exec. Rep – Frank Cosentino, Bandai Namco Amusement America
  • Brittanie Betti, Betson Enterprises
  • Jon W. Brady, Sports Connection
  • Brian Cohen, Entertainment Properties Group
  • Jonathan Durst, Pyramid Technologies
  • Gary Stern, Stern Pinball
  • Howard McAuliffe, Pinnacle Entertainment Group
  • Nick Sarioglou, Betson Enterprises
  • Paul Williams, Sega Amusements International
The Industry Promotion Committee is responsible for marketing and promoting the Association and the industry using tools such as the Location Trade Show Program.
Time Commitment: Low, in-person meeting during the Annual Meeting, 3-5 conference calls annually.

  • Co-Chair – Don Marshall, Marshall Productions
  • Co-Chair – Jon W. Brady, Sports Connection
  • AAMA President – Jeff Blair, Sureway Gaming
  • Gregory Bacorn, Barron Games International
  • Joe Camarota, Alpha Omega Sales
  • Rich Babich, Game Exchange of Colorado
  • Brian Cohen, Entertainment Properties Group
  • Brandon Cook, Raw Thrills
  • Lauren Fabbri, Innovative Technology Americas, Inc.
  • Holly Hampton, Bay Tek Entertainment
  • Paula Rinker, Elaut Group USA
  • James Sura, TouchTunes
The Membership Committee is responsible for recruiting new members, as well as implementing and promoting member benefit programs.
Time Commitment: Low, in-person meeting during the Annual Meeting, 3-5 conference calls annually.

  • Co-Chair – Paula Rinker, Elaut Group USA
  • Co-Chair – Jonathan Durst, Pyramid Technologies
  • AAMA President Jeff Blair, Sureway Gaming
  • Gregory Bacorn, Barron Games International
  • Joe Camarota, Alpha Omega Sales
  • Brian Duke, Semnox Solutions
  • Holly Hampton, Bay Tek Entertainment
  • Lauren Fabbri, Innovative Technology Americas, Inc.
  • Matthew Harrison, Amusement Connect
  • Beth Standlee, TrainerTainment, LLC
  • Russ Van Natta, Creative Works
The Standardization Committee is responsible for developing industry manufacturing standards.
Time Commitment: Low-None, conference calls as needed.

  • Chair – Trevor Gianaris, Elaut Group USE
  • AAMA President – Jeff Blair, Sureway Gaming
  • Nicolas Brancato, Innovative Concepts in Entertainment
  • Joseph Camarota III, Alpha Omega Sales
  • Brian Duke, Semnox Solutions
  • Lauren Fabbri, Innovative Technology Americas, Inc.
  • Kerrie Nollette, Pyramid Technologies
Amusement Expo International is the only conference sponsored by the industry’s leading professional associations: AAMA and AMOA. The committee is made up of members of both associations.

AAMA MEMBERS

  • President – Joe Camarota, Alpha Omega Sales
  • Treasurer – Jeff Blair, Sureway Gaming
  • Howard McAuliffe, Pinnacle Entertainment Group
  • Allen Weisberg, Apple Industries, Inc.

AMOA MEMBERS

  • Vice President – Tim Zahn, American Amusement Arcade
  • Secretary – Luke Adams, Pioneer Vending
  • Greg Trent, Beyer & Brown
  • Sam Westgate, J&J Ventures Amusement
The Education Committee is responsible for creating opportunities to educate members through events and content.
Time Commitment: Moderate, in-person meeting during the Annual Meeting, 10+ conference calls annually.

  • Chair – Howard McAuliffe, Pinnacle Entertainment Group
  • AAMA President – Jeff Blair, Sureway Gaming
  • Jon W. Brady, Sports Connection
  • Brian Duke, Semnox Solutions
  • Justin Michaels, Redemption Plus
  • RJ Monhindra, FEC Real Estate
  • Beth Standlee, TrainerTainment, LLC.
The Hall of Fame Committee is responsible for establishing guidelines for the AAMA Coin-Op Amusement Industry Hall of Fame. They consider nominations and choose new inductees to be honored in the Hall of Fame.

  • Rich Babich, Game Exchange of Colorado
  • Rick Kirby, Betson Enterprises
  • Gary Stern, Stern Pinball
  • Ed Adlum, RePlay Magazine
  • Don Marshall, Marshall Productions
  • Dave Courington, Valley-Dynamo

Interested in making a difference in the coin operated industry by serving on one of the many AAMA committees? Call AAMA for more information at 847.290.9088 or complete our committee sign-up survey here.