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Committees

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DESCRIPTION: Plans and implements the year-end Annual Awards Gala held in June of each year.

DESCRIPTION: Certification opportunities are a part of MPI's Global Training program, which provides an array of career development opportunities that will allow for continuous learning and recognition as a meeting and business event professional. The committee coordinates the CMP Study Groups, mentor program for CMP and CMM designations, certification orientations and promotes Global Training certification programs offered by MPI.

TriciaPerez 

Tricia Perez, CMP, Chair
Sage
480-438-2481
tperez@mpi-az.org

 
  

 

DESCRIPTION: Focuses on giving back to the community by soliciting volunteers from the chapter for community service projects throughout the year. Through these efforts, the committee works to increase awareness of MPI AZ and the hospitality industry. Coordinate all of the volunteer and community service projects, giving members unique networking opportunities. Oversees the selection process for MPI AZ's charitable organizations and works to bring awareness on the selected charities to the chapter. We are a fun group and are always looking for additional volunteers to join us.

Donna Masiulewicz 

Donna Masiulewicz, CMP, Chair
Timeline Meetings & Events
630-841-5545
dmasiulewicz@mpi-az.org

Description:  Oversees and manages the chapter social media, newsletter and website specific to management, updating, moderating, and improving public access to MPI AZ';s digital media sources.

 

KatieWilcox 

Katie Wilcox
State Farm Stadium

kwilcox@mpi-az.org

 

AmandaOcenas 

Amanda Ocenas
Recent Graduate

aocenas@mpi-az.org

 

DESCRIPTION: Creates, implements, and designs ongoing educational programs to increase membership, knowledge within the meetings, events and hospitality industry as well as enhance business profitability.

DESCRIPTION: Organizes the annual education forum (Friday-Sunday). Great opportunity for planners and suppliers alike to help plan and coordinate the annual educational retreat for the chapter. Tasks include Raffle, Social Media / PR, Food & Beverage Coordination, Speaker Coordination, Activities and Transportation. Members can learn new areas of skills while having fun! Great networking opportunity.

DESCRIPTION: This committee plans and implements the MPI/HSMAI HospitaliTee Golf Tournament held each year in the Spring.

pallphin Penny Allphin CHME
623-582-2678
pallphin@mpi-az.org


DESCRIPTION: Plans and executes the Annual Holiday Party in December. The committee finds the location and creates the theme.

Cristina Depoy, Chair
Depoy Studios
602-228-5327
cdepoy@mpi-az.org


DESCRIPTION: Assures that all members are aware of the upcoming monthly meetings and events by calling them prior. Welcomes all attendees to MPI events and assists with registration at meetings/events.

DESCRIPTION: Drive new member recruitment with a strong new member, guest, and mentoring program designed to welcome and educate on the return of investment that can be obtained by joining MPI. Membership retention will be tasked to increase the value of membership and the retention of current members. Develops and implements fun and exciting monthly and annual programs designed to increase the ROI and the participation of current membership.
DESCRIPTION: Plan and execute the Networking Mixers. The committee will secure the location and organize all event details.

Description: Solicits and collects raffle donations to be utilized throughout the year at all chapter events and oversees raffle sales at meetings/events as needed.

DESCRIPTION: Responsible for securing Corporate & CVB sponsorships for monthly meetings. Ensures sponsors' benefits are met and communicated to the monthly meeting team. Donation tracking.

DESCRIPTION: This committee plans and executes the annual Spring Fundraiser hand GMID (Global Meetings Industry Day) Celebration held in April.

    Cristina Depoy, Chair
Depoy Studios
602-228-5327
cdepoy@mpi-az.org

Description Oversees chapter public and partner relations specific to media, press releases, monitoring sponsor benefits and ensuring MPI AZ’s public communications.

KarenDraeger 

Karen Draeger
Site One

kdraeger@mpi-az.org

OliviaHall 

Olivia Hall
Tempe Tourism Office

ohall@mpi-az.org

 

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