Walt Disney World Moms Panel Renamed Disney Parks Moms Panel

Walt Disney World Moms Panel Renamed Disney Parks Moms Panel

6th Year of Sharing the Magic Brings First-Ever Team Sports Moms and 19 New Panelists


VISTA, Fla., Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Today, Disney Parks
has officially given a new name to the ever-growing Walt Disney World Moms
Panel: the Disney Parks Moms Panel. Along with the change in title, the company
announced the website’s 19 newest members.  New for 2013, two Team Sports Moms
will join the roster to assist guests with youth sports-related travel to the
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.


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The Disney
Parks Moms Panel, located at

, is an online forum that serves as a
resource for planning Disney Parks vacations. Whether guests are looking to kick
it on the fields of the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, find the best
character dining experience for their family, jog around Disney theme parks with
runDisney or discover the cultures of the world with Adventures by Disney,
there is a panelist who can share authentic opinions and tips on almost anything
and everything Disney Parks. Spanish-speaking visitors can also read and submit
questions to a group of dedicated multilingual panelists.


launching in 2008, the Disney Parks Moms Panel has answered countless questions
from travelers considering a Disney Parks vacation,” said Meg Crofton, president
of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Operations, U.S. and France. “Known for their
sound and practical advice, the panelists continue to be a great resource,
helping even more guests make unforgettable Disney memories.”


In September
2012, thousands of hopefuls from around the world submitted applications for a
seat on the panel.  From the many passionate applications, 19 new moms and dads
have taken their seat with the 2013 Disney Parks Moms Panel.


Meet the
first new members of the Disney Parks Moms Panel:


  • Allison Lemme; Plano,
    Texas (Walt Disney World)

  • Angie Gregg;
    Hummelstown, Pa. (Team Sports Mom)

  • Audra Anders; Dunwoody,
    Ga. (Team Sports Mom)

  • Courtney Bautista;
    Fresno, Calif. (Disneyland Resort)

  • Derek Hoffman;
    Washington, D.C. (Walt Disney World)

  • Jackie Gailey; Savannah,
    Ga. (Walt Disney World)

  • Jacqui Clark; Chicago,
    Ill. (Walt Disney World)

  • Kari Krueger; College
    Station, Texas (Disney Vacation Club)

  • Kimberly Lucci;
    Bridgewater, N.J. (Walt Disney World)

  • Kristen deHaan;
    Puebla, Mexico (Adventures by Disney/Aulani)

  • Mandy Milhoan;
    Greenville, S.C. (Walt Disney World)

  • Marcy Galloway;
    Cincinnati, Ohio (Disney Cruise Line)

  • Miguel Olmo-Rodriguez;
    Guaynabo, Puerto Rico (Spanish-language)

  • Mona Leigh Guha;
    Columbia, Md. (Disney Vacation Club)

  • Raquel Cummings; Cedar
    Hill, Texas (Walt Disney World)

  • Sherri Cuda; Crete, Ill.
    (Walt Disney World)

  • Stephanie Gibbon;
    Brantford, ON (Walt Disney World)

  • Wilma Norton; St.
    Petersburg, Fla. (Walt Disney World)

  • Yael Londono; Dania
    Beach, Fla. (Spanish-language)


The new panel
will be joined by select alumni panelists – representing all previous panels –
to help answer the influx of Disney vacation questions submitted to the site
each week. In addition to browsing answers, guests can access a variety of
helpful how-to videos in both English and Spanish. Along with the new name,
Disney Parks will look to revamp the Moms Panel website in 2013 with exciting
new features, blog content and mobile-friendly options. 


the Disney Parks Moms Panel

The Disney
Parks Moms Panel is an online forum where guests can get tips and insights for a
Disney vacation from real moms, dads and grandparents who have mastered the art
of planning Disney vacations. Guests can pose questions to the panelists in both
English and Spanish, as well as gain access to other vacation-planning tools for
booking a Disney vacation. Featuring just 12 members during its inaugural year
in 2008, the panel now boasts 47 park-savvy panelists as a result of the
popularity of the site and an ever-growing number of questions submitted by
curious parents. For more information and to meet the panelists, visit



SOURCE  Disney Parks

Walt Disney World Moms Panel Renamed Disney Parks Moms Panel