Staff:

Ellyn Plaszczak Jones

Manager

Ellyn Jones Ellyn grew up in the agency and has had the opportunity to travel to the four corners of the world. She is proud to be the 2nd generation of SeaLandAir. She and her husband, Dave, have one son, Brett, who is a 3rd generation owner and has one amazing granddaughter! Our family has enjoyed the opportunity to do several multi-generational vacations to the Caribbean, Mexico, and Alaska.

Ellyn enjoys arranging Destination Weddings, Family Travel, Europe, River Cruises, and Student Travel. She also loves booking Hawaii, Europe, South Africa, the Caribbean and especially Mexico. She travels several times a year checking out new destinations, hotels and cruises to help meet your travel needs. After many years of travelling she has never been any place that she has not enjoyed in some aspect!

   

 

Brett Jones

Travel Consultant

Brett Jones Brett is the third generation of the SeaLandAir Travel family. He was raised in the Travel Industry & rejoined the family business in the summer of 2016 after almost 20 years working in Hotel & Casino Management. It helps to have the hotel background as a Travel Agent. Brett has lived, worked, and played in Boston, Tampa, Detroit, Jackson Hole, Vail, & Las Vegas. He has traveled extensively throughout the United States, Mexico & Caribbean becoming an expert in All Inclusive Hotel Products, Domestic locations, and cruises. Brett caught the cruising bug in 2017. He has logged over 50 days at sea with Norwegian Cruise Line, Princess, MSC, & Holland America. He is married to his wife Jessica and has one daughter, Riley, who spends much of her time at the agency. The family travels whenever there is an opportunity. In 2007 Brett & Jessica had an All-Inclusive Destination Wedding in Cancun with over 40 attendees.

   

 

Donna Rook

Travel Consultant

Donna Rook Donna Rook attended travel school in her early twenty's and then began a career working with business and leisure travelers. She attended many seminars, workshops and enjoyed many travel experiences. Then a wonderful opportunity came available to work with her mother, Rose, in the Real Estate world, where they were a very successful team for eleven years.

As the Real Estate "boom" took a drop Donna's compassionate, caring personality made her a natural as a Volunteer Coordinator for a local hospice agency for four enlightening years. Donna is now back in the travel industry with a collective knowledge base of business, people and life. Groups are her main focus at the agency which she finds very exciting and challenging!

   

 

Joni Weaver

Travel Consultant

Joni Weaver A Kalamazoo native, Joni is married and has a son. Joni has worked in the Travel Industry since the early 90's. She has traveled extensively on six continents. This includes all 50 states, much of Canada, Central America (and the Caribbean), South America, Europe, Asia, Australia/New Zealand and Africa. Cruising is another one of Joni's specialties including ocean liners in the Caribbean and Bermuda, Alaska, river cruising in Europe and the beautiful Star Clipper in the Baltic Sea. Joni has participated in many seminars, both on site and virtual, always anxious to learn. Joni has her suitcase always packed waiting for another adventure. She never fails to find the interesting and hidden places in her travels.

   

 

Diane Wellington

Independent Sales

Diane Wellington Diane joined SLA Travel in 2002. Her specialties include: Destination Weddings and Honeymoons. She says "I enjoy spending quality time with all my bride and grooms to make sure their Destination Wedding or honeymoon is everything they envisioned!" She has been married to Dirk for over 48 years and has 3 grown daughters and 5 grandchildren (and they all love to travel with Grandma). Diane has traveled extensively to Turks and Caicos Islands, Antigua, St. Lucia, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, and Mexico. Diane is also a Certified Autism Travel Professional (IBCCES and CATP Certified). Many families that have children with Autism would love to travel but are afraid to. As an Autism Travel Professional, she can help find that perfect vacation for you and your family. She is also a Sandals and Beaches Resorts Travel Specialist and has had the opportunity to travel and visit many resorts.

   

 

Janaye Keifer

Independent Sales

Janaye Keifer My name is Janaye Keifer and I have been working in outside sales at SeaLandAir since 2014. My day job is a nurse practitioner and my husband and I love to vacation! We live in Portage and recently had our first baby and can't wait to take her everywhere with us! I specialize in booking cruises and all inclusives because those are my favorite type of trips!

   

 

Jennifer Carver

Independent Sales

Jenn Carver Jenn resides in South Haven MI with her husband and 4 grandchildren. Her background is in the “helping” profession and recently retired as the Executive Director of Senior Services of Van Buren County. Jenn’s passion has always been serving older adults and she spent most of her 45 year career doing just that at different non-profit organizations in Michigan and Illinois where she is originally from. Jennifer loves to travel and loves to help people travel. After she retired, she decided to join SeaLandAir Travel Inc. to help people, especially seniors, with their travel desires. Jenn’s specialty is Senior Travel.

Kathy Pilbeam

Independent Sales

Kathy Pilbeam After being a client of SeaLandAir for many years, Kathy joined the team in 2005 as an Independent Travel Contractor working out of her home. She has had the opportunity to visit many destinations including Mexico, Caribbean, Virgin Island, Bahamas and more. She is a Master Agent with AMResorts and is a specialist with Apple Vacations, Royal Caribbean and Princess Cruise Line. She has had the pleasure of doing several destination weddings and loved each and every one of them. She enjoys working closely with brides and grooms planning their wedding and honeymoons.

Besides traveling, Kathy loves sailing, and adventurous activities including repelling, zip-lining, and snorkeling. Travelling frequently with her husband, and adult children and 2 granddaughters has prepared her to specialize in family vacations.

   

 

  
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