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2021-2022 Board of Directors Application


TO:                   MPI Michigan Chapter Members


FROM:              Alanna Klomp, Immediate Past President and Nominating Committee Chair


RE:                   2021-2022 Board of Directors Application


Each year, the MPI Michigan Chapter Nominating Committee recommends a slate of candidates to serve on the Chapter Board of Directors.  On behalf of this year’s Nominating Committee, please use the attached 2021-2022 Board of Directors Application to submit your name for a position on the board.


The Board of Directors is made up of 14 chapter members: 6 Directors, plus 5 Vice Presidents, the President, President-Elect, and Immediate Past President.  Active chapter members in good standing are eligible for the nomination and election to any elective office.  For Vice President 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


Serving on the board is not only demanding and challenging, but it is also extremely rewarding.  Consider becoming a leader in an award-winning chapter of the largest organization of meeting professionals.  This is your chance to contribute to the growth and professionalism of our chapter.


Before committing to a board position, please review the job descriptions available on the Michigan Chapter MPI website.  In addition, consider the following responsibilities of all board members:

  • Must attend and participate in a monthly board meeting either in person or via conference call – Starting July 2021-June 2022,
  • Must submit a written board report each month
  • Attendance at the monthly chapter meetings is strongly encouraged
  • Attendance at the board transition/leadership meeting is essential
  • Contribute information/articles for the newsletter as requested
  • Attend the Annual Board Planning Session in April/May 2021(usually 1.5-2 days)
  • Attend the MPI Michigan Celebration! where Board induction occurs
  • Attend the Mid-Year Board Planning Session in December 2020 (usually 1.5-2 days)


If you are willing to make a serious commitment to our membership, nearly 200 members strong, then I encourage you to complete the 2021-2022 Board of Directors Application.


The application must be returned to:  NO LATER THAN 5:00 pm on Friday, January 8, 2021.





Alanna Klomp, CMM, CMP

MPI Michigan Chapter  Immediate Past President

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