The Membership Committee oversees recruitment and retention programs. The Membership Committee is also responsible for welcoming new members, organizing new-member lunches and mixers, and reaching out to our membership to ensure our members take advantage of all the benefits of membership. The committee’s work touches all aspects of the Chapter’s activities, bringing membership value to each of the Chapter’s endeavors and enhancing member benefits.

For more information contact Amina Hansford at [email protected]


The Programs Committee brings the latest AEC development forecasts within the region to our members in the form of panels, roundtables, and mid-day programming. For each event, members of the Programs Committee research topics, select and recruit notable speakers, book interesting venues, and strategize creative networking sessions that facilitate communication between SMPS members and clients who provide new business develop opportunities for their companies.

For more information contact Dianne Lee at [email protected]


The Education Committee administers to the interests and needs of our members through education, training, and networking. The committee organizes and delivers a variety of programming, including business development symposiums, marketing workshops, hands-on skills labs, and leadership development trainings.

For more information contact MJ Dhillon at [email protected]

Communications &  Social Media

The Communications and Social Media committees are charged with spreading the word about all the chapter’s events and initiatives, while letting members push the boundaries of their marketing and business development skills. Their responsibilities include maintaining the Chapter website, promoting sponsors, and designing social media post and e-blasts. With so much competition for people’s time and attention, their challenge is to make the Chapter’s content engaging.

For more information contact Mariah Ramos at [email protected] (Communications)
For more information contact Cindy Ionita at [email protected] (Social Media)

Professional Development

The Professional Development Committee focuses on the professional development of our members. The committee oversees the Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM) Study Group, which covers, in detail, the Six Domains of Practices. In addition, the committee is responsible for managing the Chapter’s Lessons in Leadership mentoring program.

For more information contact Brandy Little at [email protected]


The Sponsorship Committee spearheads the chapter’s sponsorship activities and constantly evaluates how to provide sponsor opportunities to grow their businesses and empower the chapter to flourish. Simply put, without the support of our sponsors, SMPS-LA would not be able to pursue our mission to advocate for, educate, and connect leaders in the building industry. The committee conducts sponsor outreach and is responsible for the development of improved and enhanced sponsorship packages.

For more information contact Matthew Sullivan at [email protected]