@MPISTL – November 2017 – Join the 2018-2019 Board of Directors!

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2018-2019 MPI St. Louis Board of Directors Application

Each year, the MPI St. Louis Area Chapter’s Nominating Committee recommends a slate of candidates to serve on the Chapter’s Board of Directors. On behalf of this year’s Nominating Committee, please submit your name for a position on the Board via the online 2018-2019 Board of Directors Application. You are more than welcome to apply for yourself or submit an application for another person.

The Board of Directors is made up of 14 chapter members: seven (7) Directors and four (4) Vice Presidents, plus the Office of the President (President, President-Elect, and Immediate Past President). Active chapter members in good standing are eligible for the nomination and election to any elective office. For Vice President positions and higher, it is preferable that the member has previous service on the Board of Directors.

The Nominating Committee is made up of planners and suppliers who are in good standing and are familiar with and active in chapter functions/events.

MPI Board of Directors Qualifications:

  • Be a member in good standing
  • Be willing to fulfill the obligations of office, in the capacity indicated
  • Have a history of involvement, accomplishment, and dependable service to MPI or MPI St. Louis Area Chapter
  • Be willing to contribute time, energy, and creativity to the chapter with the consent of your employer

Serving on the MPI St. Louis Area Chapter Board is extremely rewarding, both personally and professionally. Consider becoming a leader in an award-winning chapter of the largest organization of meeting professionals. This is your chance to contribute to the growth and professionalism of our chapter.

Before committing to a Board position, please review the job descriptions here. In addition, consider the following responsibilities of all Board Members:

  • Must be a member of the Board of Directors for a commitment of at least two years
  • Must regularly attend and participate in monthly Board Meetings (2 excused absences per year)
  • Must submit a written Board report each month
  • Attendance at the monthly chapter meetings is strongly encouraged
  • Contribute information/articles for the newsletter as requested
  • Attend the multi-day Annual Board Retreat (usually in May/June)
  • Attend the Mid-Year Board Retreat (usually in December/January)

If you are willing to make a serious commitment to our membership, nearly 250 members strong, then I encourage you to complete the online 2018-2019 Board of Directors Application and attach a signed copy of the Annual Pledge of Commitment and Statement of Consent where indicated on the online form.

The application must be completed by Monday, November 20, 2017. The interview process will begin in December.

Sincerely,
Julie Krull, DMCP
MPI St. Louis Area Chapter Immediate Past President
Nominating Committee Chair

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