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Committees

Be involved and join a committee!

As a member of MPIKC it benefits you to be involved! Whether your specialty is fundraising or record keeping, there is a committee that fits your niche. The committees listed below offer great opportunities to learn more about MPIKC, network with other members, and work toward committee goals. To find the right fit for you contact Director of Leadership, Kyle Sadewhite at ksadewhite@visitkc.com or 816-691-3821.

 

Finance

  • Purpose:  Maintaining the quality and integrity of the Chapter’s financials
  • Responsibilities and Duties: The committee will assist the Board of Directors in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities relating to the quality and integrity of the Chapter’s financial reporting processes. The committee will review the financial accounts of the Chapter and report to the Board of Directors no less than once a year and/or as directed by the VP of Finance. The committee shall be made up of those who do not have any financial authority within the Chapter.
  • Qualification: Numbers oriented, understanding of budgets and willingness to question financials
  • Time Commitment: 1-2 Hours per Quarter, with one in-person meeting yearly
  • Training:  VP Orientation, Quarterly calls with VP of Finance
  • Reports To: VP of Finance

Special Events

  • Purpose:  To coordinate and direct special event programs for Chapter
  • Responsibilities and Duties: Coordinates special events for MPIKC Chapter. Follows the Program Setup Form and coordinates with facility, chapter administrator, securing sponsorships, venue selection and on-site logistics.
  • Qualification: Detail oriented, has time commitment of 4 hours per month for two months preceding event
  • Time Commitment:  4 hours/month, two months’ length of time per event
  • Training: Orientation with Director of Special Events, monthly calls with Director of Special Events
  • Reports To: Director of Special Events
  • Events:
  • Dine Around – September
  • Trivia Night- November
  • Hamburger Mary's - May
  • Purpose:  Coordinates and Direct annual awards banquet
  • Responsibilities and Duties: Coordinates Awards Banquet for MPIKC Chapter. Follows the Program Setup Form and coordinates with facility, chapter administrator, securing sponsorships, venue selection and on-site logistics. Also targets donors to awards banquet silent auction component.
  • Qualification: Detail oriented, has time commitment, able to communicate clearly to auction donors
  • Time Commitment:  4 hours/month, six months’ length of time per event
  • Training: Orientation with Director of Special Events, monthly calls with Director of Special Events
  • Reports To: Director of Special Events

Education

  • Purpose:  Develop and coordinate educational programs for Chapter
  • Responsibilities and Duties: Creates and coordinates monthly educational programs around an annual program theme.  Each monthly program has a designated lead person who is responsible for developing the program and coordinates all logistics with the host facility.
  • Qualification: Detail oriented, has time commitment of 4 hours per month for two months preceding event
  • Time Commitment:  4 hours/month, two months’ length of time per event
  • Training: Orientation with Director of Education, monthly calls with Director of Education
  • Reports To: Director of Education
  • Programs:
    • August Education Program Chair(s)
    • October Education Program Chair(s)
    • December Education Program Chair(s)
    • February Education Program Chair(s)
  • Purpose: Execute largest educational event for MPIKC
  • Responsibilities and Duties: Organizes MPIKC’s annual Professional Educational Conference by establishing educational objectives, selecting a creative program theme and design, and working with speakers to provide relevant content. Coordinates event logistics and budget, solicits sponsorships and exhibitors. Designs promotional and printed materials and post-event evaluations.
  • Qualification: Detail oriented, has time commitment of multiple hours a month for one year preceding event
  • Time Commitment: 1 – 2 hours a week in early stages and 2 – 4 hours per week in final planning stages, time commitment is from September/October to April 2018
  • Training: Orientation with VP/Director of Education, monthly calls with CP/Director of Education
  • Reports To:  VP of Education/ Director of Education
  • Purpose:  Assists MPI in giving back to community
  • Responsibilities and Duties:  Encourages selected charity to come to one of the events and give 5 minute presentation, research and recommend charity donations to the board,  collects items at each event and dropping off at selected charity (or finding a member to have items dropped off),   Communicating with charity selected, writes at least one article a year for newsletter regarding donations collected  at education & special events and overview of charity selected, if unable to attend an event, coordinates another member (or Program Lead) to take any donations collected from
  • Qualification: Strong interest in seeing MPI give back to the community
  • Time Commitment: 1-3 hours per month
  • Training:  No training required, Orientation with VP of Education
  • Reports To: VP of Education

Membership

  • Purpose:  Reminding current members to renew membership
  • Responsibilities and Duties: An active MPI Member that can call/email potential membership cancellations and due for renewals.
  • Qualification: Outgoing, able to commit time to email and call members (approximately 15-20/month)
  • Time Commitment: 30 minutes/month
  • Training: Director of Member Care/VP of Membership Orientation, monthly calls with Director of Member Care
  • Reports To:  Director of Member Care
  • Purpose:  Engage current members in Chapter
  • Responsibilities and Duties: Promotes volunteer opportunities within the Chapter. Maintains a master volunteer list and connects interested members with the appropriate committee. Coordinates volunteer recognition programs throughout the year.
  • Qualification:  Able to send emails to current members, communication skills
  • Time Commitment:  1-2 hours/month
  • Training: Director of Leadership/VP of Membership Orientation, monthly calls with Director of Leadership
  • Reports To: Director of Leadership

Communications

  • Purpose:  Sends vital communications within chapter
  • Responsibilities and Duties: Gathers articles, photographs, and other pertinent information to report news related to MPIKC and/or the hospitality industry. This publication is called the MPIKC Times and is distributed to members every other month.
  • Qualification: Comfortable with technology, strong marketing  and communication skills, creativity and vision, and ability to edit and revise content to market to the MPIKC audience,  knowledge of Mail Chimp or ability to learn and use the tool.
  • Time Commitment: 2-3 hours per month
  • Training:  Orientation with VP of Communication, monthly calls with VP of Communication
  • Reports To: VP of Communication
  • Purpose:  Communications important information through website
  • Responsibilities and Duties: Works with MPIKC’s board and committee chairs to keep the Chapter website current, focuses on driving traffic to the website, and looks for ways to improve website design and content.
  • Qualification: Comfortable with technology and the use of Word Press, strong marketing  and communication skills, creativity and vision, and ability to edit and revise content to market to the MPIKC audience.
  • Time Commitment: 2-3 hours per month
  • Training: Orientation with VP of Communication, monthly calls with VP of Communication
  • Reports To: VP of Communication
  • Purpose: Engage members and nonmembers in social media
  • Responsibilities and Duties: Creates and solicits content for Chapter’s LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts. Works with Chapter’s Vice President of Communication and the Chapter’s President to approve content.
  • Qualification: Understanding of social media
  • Time Commitment: 2-3 hours/month
  • Training: Orientation with VP of Communication, touch-base calls with VP of Communication
  • Reports To: VP of Communication
  • Purpose:
  • Responsibilities and Duties:  Create and maintain quarterly communication to MPIKC Members outlining MPIKC programs and events and registration details through Mailchimp.
  • Qualification: Comfortable with technology, strong marketing  and communication skills, knowledge of Mail Chimp or ability to learn and use the tool.
  • Time Commitment: 1-2 hours/month
  • Training: Orientation with VP of Communication, monthly calls with VP of Communication
  • Reports To: VP of Communication

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