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Becoming a part of a committee is a great way to get involved with SMPS, connect with other members, and do beneficial work for the A/E/C industry and the entire community.

Communications Committee

Director: Meredith Ray -

The Communications Committee manages internal and external communications for the Charlotte chapter. The committee promotes chapter events and activities through monthly e-newsletters, program announcements, and ongoing public relations and direct marketing campaigns. The committee maintains the SMPS Charlotte website.

The Communications Committee meets the 3rd Thursday of the month at Earl's Grocery (1609 Elizabeth Ave.) from 8:30 am - 9:30 am.

Education Committee

Director: Andrea Turner -

The Education Committee promotes professional development for chapter members and non-members, marketers and technical staff alike, through marketing-focused, industry-specific educational programs. This includes our CPSM Study Group series, which boasts an extremely high pass rate. The committee works closely with the Programs Committee to ensure the programs focus on the Six Domains of Practice. They also provide study group sessions for the CPSM exam.

The Education Committee meets the 4th Tuesday of the month at Timmons Group (610 East Morehead Street, Suite 250) from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm - brown bag lunch.

Membership Committee

Director: Caitlin Cox -

The Membership Committee focuses on initiatives that drive, support, recruit and sustain chapter membership. The committee welcomes and orients new members, provides mentoring and member recognition opportunities, encourages enrollment through a vibrant membership drive, tracks membership, and conducts surveys to attract and retain members.

The Membership Committee meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month at the MayoBird (1531 East Blvd.) from 8:30 am - 9:30 am.

Programs Committee

Director: Sara Snavely, CPSM - & Mike Garvey -

The Programs Committee provides networking and educational opportunities for the Charlotte chapter. The committee organizes 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. Working closely with the Education Committee, programs are designed to focus on the Six Domains of Practice and seek to strengthen relationships with peer and industry organizations.

The Programs Committee meets the 4th Tuesday of the month at Timmons Group (610 East Morehead Street, Suite 250) from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm - brown bag lunch.

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