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Board of Director Nominations

Our strong and vibrant MPI Chapter relies upon continued service from our volunteers which allows us to deliver high-level results to our members. The Nominating Committee is currently look for a new Director of Retention.  Applications are due on November 3, 2017.
 
Serving on the Board of Directors is a significant commitment, but one that provides members the opportunity to learn new skills, grow professionally and personally, build their network and represents the voice of the Chapter’s membership. The 13 member Board of Directors is made up of 7 Officers and 6 Directors. Each position will take office on the first day of the fiscal year (July 1) and serve a one (1) year term.
 
Benefits
  • Hands-on opportunity to impact the Chapter's future
  • Sharing your unique skills and industry experience while learning from key industry leaders
  • Increasing your business potential by increasing exposure to prospective clients and vendors
  • Opportunity to gain experience in management, leadership, budgets and projects
  • Meeting and networking with other Chapter leaders throughout the world
Management Skills 
  • Work with the board to create and execute the Chapter's Business plan
  • Assist in budget development for overall Chapter budget
  • Educate committee members with processes, procedures and tools to achieve objectives
  • Target future leaders within existing board, committees and membership
Leadership Skills
  • Strategic Planning
  • Collaboration
  • Delegation
  • Mentoring
  • Financial
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Execution 
Eligibility
  • Member in good standing
  • Willingness to give the time, energy, talents and enthusiasm required of the position
  • Good organization skills
  • Previous service (when possible) on the Board of Directors for VP or Presidential positions
General Responsibilities
  • Serve as a voting member of the Board of Directors
  • VPs and Presidents are members of the Executive Committee
  • Act as a coach, adviser and counselor to assigned committee(s)
  • Ensure the Chapter adheres to minimum Chapter standards as prescribed by MPI
  • Report on strategies, successes and challenges of assigned committee(s) to Board of Directors
  • Support and defend policies and programs adopted by the Board of Directors
  • Ensure the fiscal responsibility of the committee(s) to which position is assigned
  • Identify, recruit and train committee chairs & committee members
  • Conduct transition meeting with successor before the end of your term
  • Perform other duties that may be delegated by the President and/or Board
  • Manage the progress of your team towards their goals
  • Submit monthly Team Status Reports and agenda items for the Board of Directors meetings in advance of meetings
Time Commitment
  • 1 year term 
  • Estimated 16-20 hours per month, not including board meetings/retreats and Chapter events
  • Board members are not required, but should do their best to attend all Chapter programs and events - board meetings are on the same day as the programs/events either before or after and take up to 2 hours
  • Board members are expected to attend the 2 day Annual Board Retreat (April or May) as well as the 1 day Mid-Year Board Retreat (end of November or December)
  • Attend monthly execturive meeting (VPs and Presidents) and any committee meetings
  • Transitional meeting with successor
  • The VPs and President Elect will attend the Chapter Business Summit as determined by MPI Global
 
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