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Board of Directors Nomination Process



 The officers and directors represent the voice of the chapter’s membership.  To ensure that the Board has the vision and the ability to connect the meeting and event community (including our membership) to learn, innovate, collaborate, and advocate, it is required that the board collectively possess the following traits: 

 Commitment | Accountability | Respectful | Communication | Professional
 Reputable  Open-minded  |  Fiscally Responsible  |  Management Skills
Commitment | Strategic | Diversity

Strategic Initiatives

To fulfill its mission and realize its vision, MPI Minnesota Chapter strives to achieve the following strategic initiatives:
Attract and engage the best meeting and event professionals
Connect planners and suppliers to mutually benefit their businesses
Ensure financial sustainability
Be the premier resource for education and information

Core Values

Connection | Impact | Passion | Growth | Fun

Nominations close on November 30, 2021.

Beginning in October, the nominations committee actively recruits nominations for the upcoming Board of Directors. Descriptions of each board position can be accessed here.


To be eligible for consideration, individuals must be a member of the Minnesota chapter for at least one year 
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 or MPI MN
Work towards the chapter’s strategic initiatives
Exemplify the core values
Be willing to contribute time, energy, and creativity to the chapter with the consent of your employer
Foster an environment where everyone can feel welcomed, supported, and celebrated

Nomination Process:

Upon receipt of a nomination, the chapter staff will verify the nominee's membership is in good standing. Upon verification, the nominee is invited to complete the Board candidate form.

The nominations committee is led by the Immediate Past President and a delegation of chapter members.

By February 1, 2022, the nominations committee will present the upcoming board slate to the general membership for review. Members have 30 days to submit opposition to any member of the slate to the chair of the nominations committee.


Starting in March, the incoming board begins shadowing the current board as part of the onboarding process. The Leadership Development team facilitates the onboarding process.

The new board will be sworn in at the Year-End Celebration, held in May; however, their term officially runs from July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023.


If elected, you are required to volunteer 15-30 hours per month doing the following:

* Attend the 12 monthly board and 10 chapter meetings and events
* Attend the Annual Board Retreat (May)
* Attend the Mid-Year Board Retreat (2 days in December or January)
* Attend Get on Board Training (April and July)
* Lead and manage the committees and volunteers in your area.

Although not required, participation in MPI's World Education Congress (in June) is strongly encouraged. The incoming President and Vice Presidents of Education, Marketing & Communications, and Membership may attend WEC and/or the Chapter Business Summit with most travel expenses paid. The Chapter Business Summit is held the day prior and includes some required sessions during WEC.


Contact the Nominations Chair/Immediate Past President: pastpresident@mpimn.org



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