Franceen Gonzales Named One of blooloop’s 50 Theme Park Influencers Of 2020
Our safety champion has done it once again! We are happy to
announce WhiteWater’s Executive VP of Business Development, Franceen Gonzales,
has been named one of blooloop’s 50 Theme Park Influencers of 2020, this is the
second time she has made the list.
Leader of the Americas sales team, Franceen is constantly growing
other members of our team. An active participant in the industry, Franceen has
an active involvement in numerous organizations including IAAPA, AIMS, ASTM and
ACOLAP, a non-profit trade union entity in Colombia.
Currently serving on the Board of Directors of AIMS (Amusement
Industry Manufacturers and Suppliers) and NSPF (National Swimming Pool Foundation),
Franceen teaches certifications such as the upcoming AIMS Pool Operators
Certification Course. Franceen is also a former board chair and board member of
WWA (World Waterpark Association) and the IAAPA board of directors and has been
recognized with multiple industry awards for her volunteer work.
A more recent milestone for Franceen was her appointment as
Chairperson of ASTM’s F24 committee – Amusement Rides and Devices. Franceen is
breaking history as the first woman to hold this post.
Throughout her illustrious career, Franceen has focused on building leadership teams, developing operating protocols, consulting on the design of new water parks and resorts, and working on aquatic risk management. What we see in Franceen is an amazing leader and inspiration to all the women in our industry, of which there aren’t enough. Franceen shows what it is to lead by example, she tirelessly gives her time and expertise to mentor and support those around her and is always happy to help client and colleague alike.