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MPI Southern California Committees

Get the most out of your membership by getting involved in YOUR chapter by joining one of our dynamic teams. 


7S3A9394Become an integral part of the success of MPISCC while networking more intimately and learning skills that will help you to advance your career.  Volunteer experience strengthens any resume!

Choose the committee that suits your interests and professional goals...or an area that you are looking to learn about!

Time commitments varies by role.  Volunteer for a few hours onsite at an event or become part of an ongoing project.  Our leadership development team will work with you to identify a role based on your interests and availability. 

While it’s true that the more you volunteer, the more benefits you’ll experience, volunteering doesn’t have to take a huge amount of time out of your busy day. Giving in even simple ways can help you develop your career, make valuable connections, and get the most from your membership!


Communications Team

Have you ever wanted to learn more about online marketing, writing or social media?  The MPI Southern California Chapter communication manages all of the chapter outreach and helps to promote our events and other important initiatives.   

Projects include designing social media campaigns, updating the chapter website, writing blog articles and creating email promotions.  Help to ensure that educational programs, activities, and accomplishments are highlighted to our chapter members. 


Skills Learned

By joining the communications team you can enhance your skills in graphic design, blogging, proofing, editing, and more. This Committee is great for members who want to learn more about online marketing and social media management.  No experience required!


Ready to Volunteer with the Communications Team?

Contact VP of Communications, Mai Lim at mailim.mpiscc@gmail.com


Education Team

We are looking for creative, responsible, go-getters interested in making an impact in the community!  The education team coordinates all of our monthly educational & networking events, plus our annual WE(Con) Educational Conference.  

Opportunities include logistical planning of monthly programs, working on venue selection, sourcing for donations, researching speakers/topics.  Support onsite with raffle sales or registration.


Skills Learned


This is a great role for people looking to gain experience with event management including:  venue selection, vendor management, contract negotiation, program & agenda development, budget management, menu selections, audio visual requirements and more!


Ready to Volunteer with the Education Team?

Contact VP of Education, Amani Roberts at amani@amaniexperience.com


Membership Team

Being a part of this team will make you an important part of our chapters’ success as you and your team strategize how to increase, retain and satisfy our members.  Focus on recruiting new members and growing our chapter or on the care of the member and helping them to connect within the chapter and maximizing their experience.

Skills Learned


Develop your leadership and people management skills.  Thinking strategically about how to enhance the experience of being an MPISCC member.  Volunteering with the membership team will help you get experience in your area of interest and meet people in the industry.


Ready to Volunteer with the Membership Team?

Contact VP of Membership, Megan Roach at megan.mpiscc@gmail.com


Finance Team

The finance team manages the Annual Fundraiser and oversees sponsorship fulfillment.  

Be a part of the team who plans one of the most highly-anticipated events of the year, filled with our chapter members and brought to life by your vision!  We will guide you through the process, but you can put your own stamp on the event.  Join the prestigious class of event planners who have turned their event vision into reality.


Skills Learned


Whether you are a supplier who wants to learn more about the planning side, or a planner looking to build your resume, this is an amazing opportunity to enhance your skills in a safe, creative and supportive environment. 


Projects include: logistical event management, website development, auction and raffle procurement and sponsorship fulfillment.


Ready to Volunteer with the Finance Team?

Contact VP of Finance, Amy Zelinsky at amy@atozmeetings.com

Leadership Development Team

Our goal is to get all MPI Southern California Chapter members involved in the chapter to make sure they are getting the most from their membership.    

Work to identify strengths and interests of our members and connect them to the areas in the chapter so they can grow their career.  Help your peers take their membership to the next level by becoming engaged and building their skills.  Think strategically about how to appreciate our members through the Shining Star Program and Annual Awards. 


When it comes to volunteering with the leadership development team, passion and positivity are the only requirements!


Ready to Volunteer with the Leadership Development Team?

Contact VP of Leadership Development, Libby Zarrahy at libby.zarrahy@hyatt.com


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