Call for Nominations: 2020-2021 Board of Directors

SMPS Fort Worth is now accepting nominations for positions on the Board of Directors for the term beginning September 1, 2020.

SMPS Fort Worth is seeking qualified and energetic people who want to take a leadership role in developing and advancing the Chapter’s education, networking, and business development opportunities for its members. If you are interested in working with current and future leaders in marketing and business development in the A|E|C industry, serving on the Board of Directors can help advance your career, bring visibility to your firm, and create valuable and lasting connections with people across the industry.

Positions open to nominations include the following:

  • President-Elect (three-year position)
  • Secretary
  • Membership Director
  • Sponsorship Director
  • Communications Director

At this time, the Treasurer and Programs/Education positions will not be vacant until the 2021-2022 term.

If you are interested in serving on the Board of Directors, please talk to us about how you can get involved! Committee service is an exciting way to put your talents to use, build your network, and represent your firm to the broader A|E|C community. 

Nominations are due by 5:00 PM Friday, April 3, 2020.

All nominees must:

  • Be a member of SMPS and affiliated with the Fort Worth Chapter
  • Not hold a current directorship with SMPS Headquarters
  • Not have served as SMPS National President

Nominations may be made by individuals (self-nominations are allowed) or by petition. Petition nominations for eligible candidates must be submitted by the due date – April 3, 2020. The Nominations and Elections Committee will evaluate all nominations in accordance with the parameters and procedures outlined in the chapter's by‐laws. The Committee will then identify a qualified slate of candidates for approvals as required.

All Board members are required to participate in monthly Board meetings and are expected to conduct monthly meetings with their committees as necessary to successfully meet their respective goals.

Please submit nominations and inquiries to SMPS Fort Worth President-Elect, Jen Eisenbarth, CPSM via e-mail. We look forward to hearing from you!

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SMPS Fort Worth Board Position Needed: Secretary

This is an ideal position for someone interested in getting more involved with the SMPS Fort Worth Chapter. No previous experience is required - simply the desire to get involved and help keep the Board moving forward through the end of the year. The next SMPS Board year begins in August 2020, so the Secretary will need to be available through those dates. 

The Secretary serves as the recorder for the Chapter and ensures minutes are taken, recorded, and distributed at all Board and executive Committee meetings. The Secretary is responsible for the Chapter’s bylaws.  The Secretary also serves on the executive Committee of the Chapter.

Secretary Tasks:

  • Attend all Board meetings (once a month)
  • Prepare/distribute minutes for each Board meeting within one week of meeting
  • Develop Board meeting agenda with input from President and distribute Monday before each meeting
  • Maintain document with “lessons learned” from past events; include information in meeting minutes also
  • Maintain/distribute Board and Committee contact list
  • Maintain archives
  • Attends SMPS national conference, if able

 

Interested? Have questions? Please contact [email protected] for all inquiries.

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2019-2020 SMPS Fort Worth Board of Directors

SMPS Fort Worth is excited to announce our new Board of Directors for 2019-2020.

The new board includes ten members of SMPS Fort Worth, all of whom represent and help the organization in meeting its mission of being the primary resource for education, team building and strategic and marketing information for SMPS members and others involved in the built environment.

The Board is dedicating this year to engaging our membership in participating in new and effective ways. SMPS Fort Worth just celebrated our 10th anniversary and is looking forward to unveiling new programs and special events in the upcoming year to commemorate our decade of existence.

The 2019-2020 Board of Directors is represented by this qualified roster of A/E/C marketing and business development professionals:

President: Randy Avila, Director of Marketing at Cadence McShane Construction

President-Elect: Gloria Moss, Marketing Coordinator at Jaster Quintanilla

Past-President: Lynn Ducas, Business Development Manager at Fugro

Sponsorship Director: Destiny Silva, Marketing Specialist at Dunaway Associates

Programs and Education Advisor: Shonnah B. Driver, Marketing Director at Baird, Hampton & Brown, Inc.

Membership Director: Melissa Beasley, BD and Marketing Manager at BGE, Inc.

Communications Director: Jen Eisenbarth, CPSM, Owner at Ironbeard Solutions, LLC

Secretary: Cara Pilgrim, Marketing Coordinator at Baird, Hampton & Brown, Inc.

Treasurer: Amy Amaya, CPSM, Project Manager at CKearney Consulting 

If you are interested in volunteering for a committee or joining our chapter leadership, please reach out to any of the individuals above. Their contact information can be found here.

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