Note from the Executive Director

Dear MDFA Supporters and Sponsors,

My name is Mellissa Zavala, MDFA’s executive director from Katherine Christensen & Associates (KCA), the management company  working with MDFA.  KCA is a multi-management firm dedicated to customized and focused association and non-profit management and conference client services.

I joined the KCA team in the after receiving my Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Communications and Public Relations. I have spent the past three years working on corporate events and meetings.

I am look forward working with its group of passionate supporters and sponsors and meeting you all at MDFA’s Education Seminars and Webinars.

If you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at any of our upcoming educational seminars, webinars, and/or hybrids events, please contact me by email at or by phone at (480) 893-6110.

Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions, I look forward to meeting you!


Mellissa Zavala
Executive Director, MDFA