2021 Call for Nominations

April 01, 2021 12:00 AM to April 30, 2021 11:59 PM



2021-2022 Board of directors - call for nominations

April 1, 2021

SMPS Los Angeles (LA) offers members professional development, leadership opportunities, and marketing resources to advance their careers. The Board of Directors invites you to join us in leading our Chapter as a Chairperson, Treasurer, or Director. SMPS LA is growing our membership, value, and impact on the local A/E/C industry. To remain on this path, we need leaders like YOU who are passionate about the profession and have a commitment to excellence. We hope you will consider serving SMPS-LA as a member of our Chapter’s volunteer leadership team.

Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2021–2022 term, which commences on September 1, 2021 and concludes on August 31, 2022. Currently, the President-Elect, Treasurer, Membership Director, Programs Director, and Sponsorship Director positions are open for nominations. The Secretary, Education, Communications, and Professional Development positions will not be vacant until the 2022–2023 term. Members in good standing who have served on a chapter committee for one year may be nominated for any of the elected positions that are currently available. To be eligible for the President-Elect position, the member must have served on the Board of Directors for one year or served as a committee chair for one year.

The Director positions are elected for a two (2) year term with a maximum of two (2) terms in each position. The Treasurer and Secretary are elected to a two (2) year term with a maximum of two (2) terms in each position. The President-Elect serves in that office for one (1) year and then automatically assumes the office of the President in the subsequent year. At the end of that term, each President remains on the Board for another year as immediate Past President.

Nominations for any of the elected positions may be self-proposed or by petition and must include all data as outlined in the attached Nomination Form. The closing date for submissions is April 30, 2021. The Nominations and Elections Committee will evaluate all nominations in accordance with the parameters and procedures outlined in the chapter's bylaws. The Committee will then identify a qualified slate of candidates for approvals as required.

Refer to the attached Nomination Form for details on the nomination process, Board responsibilities, and eligibility requirements. Please also note that additional volunteer opportunities are available, and some Board appointments do not require a vote by the membership. For questions regarding volunteer opportunities or the nomination process, please contact me directly at 213.223.1426.

Thank you,

Gina Rowe
SMPS/LA Chapter President-Elect
Chair, Nominations and Elections Committee