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2018-2019 Board Nominations

Nominations are now open for MMPI Michigan Chapter 2018-19 Board of Directors. The MPI Michigan Chapter encourages you to pursue a leadership position next year (July 1, 2018–June 30, 2019). Serving as a Director on the Board is a dynamic and rewarding experience. It’s your greatest opportunity to connect with active members, expand industry and leadership skills, and meet personal development goals.  Additionally, your employer will benefit from the added exposure your organization receives, the industry resources with which you connect and the knowledge you gain.

The Board of Directors is made up of 13 chapter members: 6 Directors and 7 Vice Presidents (who comprise the Executive Committee).  Active chapter members in good standing are eligible for the nomination and election to any elective office.  For Executive Committee positions, 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 and active in chapter functions/events.

MPI Michigan Chapter 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
  •         Be willing to contribute time, energy and creativity to the chapter with the consent of your employer

Before committing to a board position, please review the job descriptions at the link below.  In addition, consider the following responsibilities of all board members:

  •         Must attend and participate in a monthly board meeting
  •         Must submit a written board report each month
  •         Attendance at the monthly chapter meetings is strongly encouraged
  •         Attendance at the board transition/leadership meeting in April is essential
  •         Contribute information/articles for the newsletter as requested
  •         Attend the Annual Board Planning Session in May
  •         Attend the Mid-Year Board Planning Session in November, December or January            (usually 2 days)

To nominate yourself or another member, click on the link for the Board of Directors Application Form. Complete the form and return to the MPI Michigan Chapter’s office. The deadline for nominations is Thursday, January 15, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

If you have any questions regarding this process, the job descriptions or any of the available leadership positions, please contact Lisa Calhoun, MMPI's Immediate Past President and Nominating Committee Chair at or (616) 443-4086.

Board of Directors Job Descriptions

Board of Directors Application Form