2021-2022 Call for Nominations

The SMPS Charlotte Nominations and Elections Committee is seeking qualified candidates to fill four positions on the 2020-2021 Board of Directors.

  • President-Elect
  • Treasurer
  • Programs Director
  • Communications Director
  • Membership Director

 

DESCRIPTION OF POSITIONS

President-Elect:

In the absence of the President, the President-Elect shall preside at meetings of the Chapter, the Board of Directors, or the Executive Committee. When acting as President, the President-Elect shall have all the powers of and be subject to all the restrictions upon the President. The President-Elect shall perform such other duties as may be assigned by the President or the Board of Directors. The President-Elect automatically assumes the office of President in the subsequent year. At the end of his/her term as President, the individual shall automatically remain on the Board of Directors for a one-year term as Immediate Past President. The President-Elect is a voting member of the Board of Directors.

Treasurer:

A two-year term from September 1, 2021 to August 31, 2023. Eligible for re-election to a second two-year term. The Treasurer shall coordinate the development of the annual budget and oversee the financial integrity of the Chapter. The Treasurer shall assure the production of regular financial reports and an annual audit, shall handle banking tasks, serve as chairperson of the Finance Committee, and in general perform all duties incident to the office of Treasurer and such other duties as from time to time may be assigned by the President or the Board of Directors.

Programs Director:

A two-year term from September 1, 2021 to August 31, 2023. Eligible for re-election to a second two-year term. The Programs Director is charged with providing networking and educational opportunities for the Charlotte chapter that include industry-specific, special interest programs and events involving prominent industry leaders, public officials, media figures, and other key individuals related to marketing in the A/E/C industry.

Communications Director:

A two-year term from September 1, 2021 to August 31, 2023. Eligible for re-election to a second two-year term. The sponsorship director is responsible for maintaining internal and external communications for the Charlotte chapter.

Membership Director:

A one-year term from September 1, 2021 to August 31, 2022. Eligible for re-election to a second two-year term. The Membership Director is charged with maintaining current membership, acts as the SMPS member contact on all issues related to membership and is responsible for increasing/maintaining Charlotte Chapter membership.

 

WHAT TO SUBMIT


Nominations must include the following information as requested.

  • Who are you nominating?
  • What position on the Board of Directors are you nominating them for?
  • Who is the nominee’s employer and what is their current job title?
  • How can we contact the nominee (email, phone number and address)?
  • How many years has the nominee been a member of SMPS?
  • What SMPS Charlotte Chapter Committee(s) is the nominee involved on?

 

OFFICER ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES

5.1.3. To be eligible for election as a Director, an individual must be a Regular or Distinguished Life member of the Society and must have been such a member for one (1) year as of the date his or her term of office commences. No individual may hold more than one Directorship at any time.

5.1.4. To be eligible for election as President-Elect, the individual must have served on the Board of Directors for one year or served as a committee chair for one year.

5.1.5. To be eligible for election as Secretary, Treasurer, or Director-at-Large, the individual must have served on a chapter committee for one year.

5.2.1. The President, President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, and Immediate Past President shall serve as directors by virtue of the office he or she holds. These directors shall serve until they no longer hold their respective offices.

5.2.2. The President-Elect shall be elected at large, shall serve in that office for one (1) year, and shall automatically assume the office of President in the subsequent year. At the end of his/her term as President, the individual shall automatically remain on the Board of Directors for a one-year term as Immediate Past President.

5.2.3. The Secretary shall be elected at large for a two-year term and shall be elected in even-numbered years. Term limit shall be two consecutive two-year terms.

5.2.4. The Treasurer shall be elected at large for a two-year term and shall be elected in odd-numbered years. Term limit shall be two consecutive two-year terms.

5.2.5. Directors-at-Large shall be elected for two-year terms, three Directors elected on odd numbered years and three on even numbered years. Term limit shall be two consecutive two-year terms.

7.3.2. The committee shall actively seek candidates for the Board of Directors, evaluate the eligibility of any nominee or candidate, and conduct all elections for office according to procedures established by the Board of Directors.

Send nominations no later than May 5th to Meredith Ray at [email protected]. Please include responses to the questions listed under “What to Submit” with your nomination.