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Volunteer Driven

MPI KBC offers a number of leadership opportunities for chapter members. Whether your motivation is personal development, professional development or giving back to the industry, the chapter offers avenues for achieving all of these needs. Contact us at info@kbcmpi.org for additional information. 

 

MPI KBC Board of Directors

board_workThe chapter is governed by a volunteer board that offers one-year terms for officer and director positions. The only position that requires more of a commitment is the president-elect/president/immediate past president positions, which requires a three-year commitment. 

The MPI Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter is looking for dynamic individuals to join our 2021-2022 Board of Directors.


This is an exciting time of year as we look ahead to 2021 and what the future may bring personally and professionally. Supporting MPI programming and serving on the board provide incredible opportunities to expand your network, gain new skills, and enhance your career.

We are currently accepting nominations for positions on the Board of Directors for 2021-2022.

Call for Board Nominations
As a member of MPI KBC, you have the privilege of nominating yourself or other members to serve on the Board of Directors. We invite you to nominate yourself or to recommend someone who you think would be a great leader or contributor to our chapter.

What positions are available for the 2021 – 2022 term?

  • President-Elect 
  • Vice President Finance 
  • Vice President Membership 
  • Vice President Communications 
  • Vice President Education & Events
  • Director of Membership
  • Director of Education
  • Director of Attendee Experience
  • Director of Event Logistics
  • Director of Sponsorship & Fundraising

Each position has defined responsibilities and leads a committee team. Positions at the Director and VP levels are one-year terms with a maximum of two years in the same position.

Click
here to view the Board of Directors Job Descriptions.

How do you qualify to serve on the board? It’s simple! 

  • Be an active member of MPI KBC in good standing.
  • Be willing to fulfill the obligations of the office in the capacity indicated.
  • Be willing to commit a contribution of time, energy, and creativity to the chapter.

What are the expectations if elected to the board?

  • Serve for a one (1) year term July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022.
  • Attend/participate in monthly board meetings in person (or via phone if on-site elsewhere).
  • Attend/participate in leadership retreats.
  • Attend monthly education/networking events sponsored by the chapter.
  • Consider attendance at MPI Global’s Chapter Business Summit in conjunction with MPI Global’s World Education Congress (WEC).

The Board of Directors is made up of the Office of the President which includes the President, President-Elect and Immediate Past President. Officers include four Vice Presidents – Membership, Finance, Education, and Communications. Directors round out each officer’s team. Chair positions are not board members but do support the committees as team leaders for volunteers.

Serving on the board is a privilege and a commitment. Take this opportunity to grow personally and professionally and to contribute to the voice for promotion and growth of our industry. This is a great opportunity to become a leader in an award-winning chapter of the largest meeting and event industry association worldwide!

Nominate yourself or another member you know that would be a perfect fit for one of our many positions. Nominations are open until December 31, 2020. For any questions, ask a current board member or nominating committee member!

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Submit Your Nomination Form by Clicking Here 


Thank you!

Audrey Petty, CMP – Limestone Events
Immediate Past President KBC MPI
Nominating Committee Chair

Committee Members:

Karen Andreassen - Helms Briscoe

Kevin Beckman – Sotheby’s

Michele Bowling - French Lick Resort/West Baden Springs Hotel

Amy Preher - Kentucky Justice Association

Trish Scott, CMP - Trish Scott Events

Committee Participation

MPI KBC is truly a volunteer-driven organization. While the chapter has professional management for handling the day-to-day business operations of the organization, the bulk of what makes the chapter run is handled by volunteers.

There are a number of committees and projects for which members can volunteer. 

Committees are traditionally formed in July (the beginning of the chapter year), but a member can join a committee at any time throughout the year. 

Communications
Paparazzi - The Paparazzi position will take photos as requested by Director of Social Media at all MPI Events – Meetings, Retreats, Holiday Party, New Member Events and Bravo.

Trendsetter - The Trendsetter will collect information as requested by Director of Social Media as it pertains to industry trends and assist in posting of information and pictures.

Member Spotlight - The Member Spotlight position will collect information as requested by VP of Communication on Members to spotlight throughout the year.

Education

Event Coordinator - The Event Coordinator will assist the Director of Events in on-site coordination for monthly educational meetings and networking events.

Speaker Liaison -The Speaker Liaison will assist the Director of Education in the coordination and on-site logistics of the Guest Speaker or Presenter.

Membership
Member Engagement - The Member Engagement position is responsible for communicating with existing members to make sure that members are satisfied with their MPI membership.

Member Recognition - The Member Recognition position is responsible for keeping membership data and to recognize members for major anniversaries on a monthly basis. This person will also give member information to the Director of Social Media to recognize the members on social media platforms.

New Member Liaison - The New Member Liaison is responsible for welcoming all new members, being the point of contact for the entire first year of membership to help mentor the person to use MPI membership to its fullest potential.

Finance
Donation Coordinator - Donation Coordinator is in charge of finding Companies and Service Providers who are interested in donating to MPI for the purpose of Bi-Monthly Raffle and Annual Auction. The Donation Coordinator should be proficient in emailing and calling potential sponsors for this purpose and updating the Excel document as progress is made.

Raffletier - Raffletier is in charge of soliciting meeting attendees to participate in raffles at each event. Walking around to display raffle item, collecting raffle money and distributing tickets. Raffletier will also get to draw the winning ticket and hand out the raffle item at the end of each event!

If you are interested in a committee, please reach out to info@kbcmpi.org.

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