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Call for Nominations!

Dear SMPS Orange County Member,

Are you ready to take yourself and your firm to the next level and move beyond membership to become an active participant in the leadership of our Chapter?

SMPS Orange County (OC) Board of Directors invites you to join us in leading our Chapter as a Chair, Director or committee member. The SMPS Vision, Business Transformed through Marketing Leadership, is not just a tagline. Our Mission is to advocate for our industry and each other, to educate, and to connect leaders in the building industry.

Chapter participation helps SMPS-OC and you develop and sharpen your leadership skills. It provides you with access to the most creative and successful marketing and business development professionals in the nation, and opportunities for growth in our niche fields that you can get nowhere else.

SMPS-OC is growing our membership, value, and impact on the local A/E/C industry. To remain on this path, we need leaders who are passionate about the profession and have a commitment to excellence. We hope you will consider serving SMPS-OC as a member of our Chapter's volunteer leadership team.

The Call for Nominations is now open. Nominations will be accepted through April 10, 2020 for the term commencing on September 1, 2020 and ending on August 31, 2021. Positions open for the 2020-2021 Board of Directors include:

  • President-Elect (Executive Committee)
  • Secretary (Executive Committee)
    • Treasurer (Executive Committee – Not Open)
    • Chairperson, Finance
  • Director-at-Large, Programs
    • Chairperson, Communication Liaison
    • Chairperson, Logistics
    • Chairperson, Development
  • Director-at-Large, Sponsorship
    • Chairperson, Sponsorship
  • Director-at-Large, Membership
    • Chairperson, Hospitality
    • Chairperson, Ambassador
    • Chairperson, Special Events
  • Director-at-Large, Education
    • Chairperson, Education
  • Director-at-Large, Professional Development
    • Chairperson, Mentorship
    • Chairperson, CPSM Liaison and Study Group
    • Chairperson, Peer-to-Peer Program
  • Director-at-Large, Communications
    • Chairperson, Website
    • Chairperson, Social Media, Graphics
    • Chairperson, E-Blast
    • Chairperson, Blog
    • Chairperson, Photography
    • Chairperson, Videography


Director-at-Large is a one year term, with a maximum of two consecutive terms leading the same Committee. Secretary and Treasurer are two year terms, open every other year. For 2020-2021, Secretary is open. The President-Elect serves a one year term, then assumes President role for one year, then Immediate Past President directly after.

The Nomination forms and a description of positions and eligibility requirements is included below. You may nominate a Chapter member (or yourself) as a Candidate. Nominees will be evaluated by the Nominations and Elections Committee to ensure eligibility, then the candidates will be presented to the membership for voting May 15, 2020. Voting will close on May 31, 2020 and the new Board will be announced by June 15, 2020.

Submit all nomination materials by April 10,2020 to the following:

Subject: SMPS-OC Nominations & Elections CommitteeTo: Bonnie Temple, CPSM, President-Elect at [email protected]

If you have questions about the nomination and election process or about service on the SMPS Orange County Board, Bonnie can be reached at (949) 809-5221 or the email address above.

Board Roles & Responsibilities

2020-2021 Nominations 

Please join us in shaping our Society and leading our industry forward!