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06 Apr, 2019

2019-2020 SMPS DC Chapter Board of Directors Call for Nominations

Jen Bottomley

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What can a leader on the Chapter board expect?

The Board of Directors makes decisions regarding the Chapter’s programs, financial health, community involvement and priorities. The Board is comprised of the President, President-Elect**, Past President, Secretary, Treasurer**, and Directors-at-Large.

The Directors-at-Large serve two-year terms and chair one of the following committees:

  • Procurement**
  • Education
  • Principals Roundtable/Senior Marketers Roundtable**
  • Special Events
  • Career Advancement**
  • Communications/PR
  • Membership**
  • Sponsorship**
  • Community Outreach**


** Positions currently accepting nominations for the 2019-2020 SMPS DC Board.


To be eligible for election as a Director, the Nominee must be a member in good standing as of the 2019 Summer Celebration program, which will be held in June 2019.

To be eligible for the positions of President and President-Elect, a member must have a minimum of one year of service on the Board. To be eligible for positions of Secretary and Treasurer, a member must have served on the Board as a voting member. The President and President-Elect positions are one-year terms and the Secretary and Treasurer are two-year terms.

Our Board Members are expected to commit 10-15 hours each month to SMPS; primarily for committee meetings, monthly Board meetings, and Chapter programs.

How does the nomination process work?

As the current President-Elect of the DC Chapter, I chair the Nominations and Elections Committee and will be joined by our current President, Justin Jacobs, and four other members representing the diversity and leadership of our Chapter. The election of the new Board will be held at the upcoming Summer Celebration program. All new Board Member terms for the 2019/2020 program year will begin September 1, 2019.

  • Call for nominations begins on April 8, 2019
  • Self-nominations are invited and encouraged
  • Submit completed nominations forms to Jen Bottomley, President-Elect at jbottomley@hga.com
  • Nominations must be submitted by or before COB April 26, 2019
  • Successful candidates will be notified upon determination and the slate will be presented for chapter vote at the Summer Celebration in June 2019

Please feel free to contact any members of the Board, including myself (703.836.7766), if you have any questions. I look forward to receiving your nominations and appreciate your continued support of the Washington, DC Chapter.

Sincerely,

Jen Bottomley, CPSM

President-Elect