Top Performing Chapter Award

October 2019 President's Report
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Top Performing Chapter Award



Leadership Opportunities


Members ask all the time how to get the highest ROI on their membership dollars for joining MPI.

The one answer we can provide them that continues to provide consistent results is – GET INVOLVED! We have a wide variety of options for members to get involved with chapter committees. View the committee descriptions below to see where you might get involved.

We have a complete leadership development program for members wanting to get involved. If you would like assistance on determining which committee would be best for you, please contact our Director of Leadership Development at

For more information on our committees, check out our page on Committee Information

For more information on getting involved on our board and information about the nominating process please check out our Board Job Descriptions and the nomination information below.



MPI North Florida 2020-2021 Board Nominations

Make a commitment to yourself and your North Florida chapter

Nominate yourself or a colleague for the 2020-2021 Board of Directors! Our strong and vibrant MPI chapter relies upon the dedication and outstanding service of our volunteers to allow us to continuously address the changing needs of our members. By serving on the board, you have a great opportunity to build your professional skill set, expand your network and contribute to the long-term success of the North Florida meeting industry. The Board of Directors is currently composed of 14 chapter members, 7 officers, and 7 directors. Please review the Board of Directors Job Descriptions and chapter bylaws prior to submitting a Nomination Form.

Nominee Criteria: Any non-student member in good standing is eligible for nomination


2019-2020 Board of Directors take office on July 1, 2020. The following one-year term positions are open for nomination November 1 – December 1:

  • President-Elect, with automatic succession to President in 2020-2021
  • Vice President Finance
  • Vice President Education
  • Vice President Membership
  • Vice President Communication
  • Director of Strategic Partnerships
  • Director of Special Events
  • Director of Leadership Development
  • Director of Administration
  • Director of Chapter Collaboration (TONS/SEC)


2019-2020 Office of the President:

  • Liz Hogan, President
  • Lisa Perry, CMP, Immediate Past President
  • Elizabeth McKenna, President Elect


Nominating Committee criteria in considering candidates:

  • Willingness and ability to fulfill the obligations of office in the capacity indicated
  • History of involvement, accomplishment and dependable service to MPI or the chapter
  • Desire to contribute time, energy, support and creativity to the chapter with consent of employer
  • Leadership, business and management experience outside of MPI
  • Completed application and Commitment Form Results of phone or personal interview, if applicable


Nominating Process and Timeline:

November 1 – December 1 – nominations open and accepted

December 1-30 – interviews

January – Board slate presented to current board

January 28 - Board slate is presented to the membership

March 1 -  If no candidates are contested by a chapter member, slate is automatically approved; 2019-2020 Board of Directors slate is due to MPI Global


Please contact the Immediate Past President with any questions or concerns.


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