MPI St. Louis wants you to feel great about volunteering for your chapter. Members volunteer because they want to contribute, support a cause and enjoy the relationships.

With the start of a new year comes the challenge of needing members to come forward to offer their time so that we can grow stronger as an organization. We have volunteer opportunities galore. Please choose one or more of the following opportunities and reach out to the contact listed. The opportunities are endless and rewards are long-lasting.

Communications Committee is responsible for the following:

  • MPI St. Louis website
  • Social Media
  • Chapter Newsletter

Contact: Kelly Whitman, CMP
314-515-4551
kelly.whitman@edwardjones.com


Education Committee supports the monthly programs, which occur six times a year and EduCon (annual one-day education conference) which occurs once a year. Responsibilities include:

  • Procuring speakers and sponsors
  • Assisting with logistics in preparation for programs and support the day of the programs

Contact: Kaitlin M. Jakel, CMP
314-684-5487
kmjakel@express-scripts.com


Membership Committee is responsible for overall membership satisfaction. Responsible for:

  • Creating Ice Breakers at chapter functions to welcome members and guests
  • Work with current members to host a guest, students and new members at monthly luncheons
  • Produce “Salute to the Stars” and recognize members in monthly spotlight articles
  • Procure and select the awards for the Annual Awards Event
  • Organize and conduct an annual chapter satisfaction and needs assessment survey

Contact: Susie St. Cyr, CMP
314-694-2819
smstcyr@monsanto.com


Special Events Committee oversees the chapter fundraisers. Responsibilities for the upcoming GloBingo include:

  • Distributing bingo cards
  • Assisting at registration
  • Selling 50/50 raffle tickets

Contact: Troy Rolen
314-968-4050
trolen@logicsound.com


Strategic Partnership & Marketing (SPM) is responsible for maintaining and developing relationships for cash partnerships and in-kind sponsorships for MPI St. Louis. As a SPM Committee Member, you will be well versed and familiar with the numerous benefits of partnering with MPI St. Louis and will be able to promote these benefits to existing ad new prospective organizations. Responsibilities include:

  • Assist with reaching out to current sponsors (SPM Partners) through phone calls and emails for customer service, ensuring SPM satisfaction and continued renewal
  • Assist with recruiting new SPM Partners by networking with member and non-member organizations
  • One (1) committee meeting every month and average of one (1) hour per month on calls/emails

Contact: Vikki Matthews
314-610-1541
vmatthews@pc40.com


Venue Procurement Committee is responsible for procuring venues for MPI St. Louis functions. Responsible for the following:

  • Communicate and follow-up with venues interested in hosting MPI St. Louis events
  • Reach out to St. Louis venues that would be a good fit for our needs
  • Site visits to ensure locations meet our needs
  • Committee meeting attendance

Contact: Jessica Utterback
636-751-5760
jutterback@westportsocial-stl.com