Allison Blackburn

Vice President for Conferences, Council of Independent Colleges

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Allison Blackburn joined CIC in 2005. As vice president for conferences, her responsibilities include contract negotiations and logistical management of CIC’s conferences. Prior to joining CIC, Blackburn served as manager of conferences and meetings for the International Life Sciences Institute with responsibility for managing multiple international conferences each year. A native of Trinidad and Tobago, Blackburn brings with her a wealth of experience and training, including a master’s degree in Tourism and Travel Management from New York University, professional certification in meeting planning.