We are pleased to introduce John Goolsby and Mary Jo Gallegos as California’s new State Coordinators.

John Goolsby is the Director of Membership. He is the owner of Godfather Films and has produced more than 2,500 wedding films since 1986 while working in 23 different states and 12 countries.
He has the designation of Master Videographer and was named One of the Top 25 Event Filmmakers in the World. He is a published author, professional speaker and serves as Co-Director for ABC Orange County and Inland Empire. He is also an Honorary Life Member and Past-President of Professional Photographers of California. His role is to promote ABC, recruit members and to provide member services and support to the eight Local Networking Groups in California.

Mary Jo Gallegos is the Director of Education. She is the owner of An Affaire of the Heart. Mary Jo has attained the designation of Master Bridal Consultant from ABC in 2010 and teaches the course “Wedding Planning and Coordination” at the University of California in
Riverside. She was a founding Co-Director for Inland Empire ABC. Her role will be to offer educational classes and assistance for those members seeking more knowledge in the wedding industry.
John and Mary Jo are working closely together to gain momentum for 2012 in
growing the membership of ABC California and providing educational courses to
assist our members. Stay tuned for more exciting news including a California State Conference scheduled for February 2013.

Please contact them with your suggestions for ABC California and let them know how they may help you in your endeavors.

John Goolsby, Master Videographer – John@GodfatherFilms.com
Mary Jo Gallegos, Master Bridal Consultant™ – jmjgallegos@msn.com