The organization has named Justina Elsidodi as Administrative Assistant, Julie Hoover-Ernst as Director of Marketing and Communications, and Theresa Krieg as FTA Ambassador.

Justina Elsidodi has 15 years of experience in helping international organizations set up and manage project offices in the Middle East. Perfect for a small staff that must wear numerous hats, Justina comes to FTA with a strong background in strategic thinking, events planning, project coordination, as well as proposal/report writing and preparation.


Julie Hoover-Ernst comes to FTA with 18 years of experience in marketing and public relations, having served nearly 10 years with Henry County, Georgia overseeing their Communications Department, while also growing tourism spending in her community serving on the Board of Directors of the Henry County Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Theresa Krieg has 28 years in the tourism industry, most recently as Vice President of LEO Events, a destination management company in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and is a former NTA board member. As Ambassador, Theresa will be charged with growing FTA’s membership.

Faith Travel Association was launched by NTA Services, Inc. in January 2014 to serve as the preeminent business-building resource for travel professionals, sites and organizations worldwide which are focused on faith-based travel.