Call for Applications for
MPI Foundation Global Board of Trustees

MPI and MPI Foundation

 

Help shape our industry’s vibrant future by applying for a position on the MPI Foundation Global Board of Trustees.

If you are a strategic thinker with chapter, board or events industry experience, and a passion for MPI and our industry, you can play an integral role in our future by joining the MPI Foundation Global Board of Trustees.

MPI is committed to diversity and inclusion. A diverse environment drives innovation, creativity, and inspiration. We are committed to building a culture where differences are valued; generating multiple approaches and points of view from our membership. Members are encouraged to bring their authentic self to all aspects of their involvement. MPI embraces and fosters an inclusive business climate of respect for all peoples regardless of national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, age, color, sexual orientation or disability. When answering the questions below, please incorporate elements of diversity and inclusion that you have experienced in your work.


Thank you to everyone who applied to serve on the International Board of Directors.

 

 

 

 

Open 2020 MPI Foundation Board of Trustees and Terms

The Global Board of Trustees provides strategic direction and fiduciary oversight of the MPI Foundation, which is focused on advancing our industry by strengthening our people and communities through the funding of grants, scholarships and pan-industry research in support of the global meeting and event industry.

  • Chair – Elect – must be a current GBOT member
  • Vice Chairs – must be a current GBOT member
  • Trustees – Six open positions – 3 year term
  • Trustees – One open position – 2 year term

 

All Terms begin January 1, 2020


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Learn more about each position, required qualifications and commitments.
Contact Diane Hawkins or Tracy Levi for more information.

 

 

 

Global Volunteer Center

Volunteering with Global Impact

Volunteers power MPI. On the chapter and global level, you will find MPI volunteers bringing passion for their profession to the community.  Through volunteer roles, MPI members forge meaningful connections, take leadership roles, and contribute to the industry. Read on to learn more about these opportunities and programs.


 

 

MPI also offers volunteer opportunities with editorial, education and community advisory boards. To see a list of options and to apply, click here.

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RISE Awards

Each year, MPI honors its best and brightest chapters and volunteers through the Recognizing Industry Success & Excellence (RISE) Awards.

 

 


“Make volunteering a growth opportunity. Try new things, embrace being uncomfortable, and push yourself. Being part of something bigger - something you believe in - is worth prioritizing. I believe in MPI, and I believe that you, our members, are our organization's greatest asset.”

- Amanda Armstrong, Chair, 2018 MPI International Board of Directors

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2019 International Volunteer Committees

   

 


International Volunteer Committees

Volunteers power MPI. This is most visible on the chapter level, where boards and officers plan meetings and lead the year's initiatives. But all MPI members in good standing have an additional opportunity to volunteer on a global level as committee members. 

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2019 International Volunteer Committee Descriptions

 

Chapter & Membership Advisory Council

Provide feedback and input on MPI Global initiatives and strategy as requested by MPI staff on issues directly impacting chapters and members.

 

Diversity & Inclusion Committee

Identify areas and opportunities for MPI to increase the diversity of its overall community, especially as it relates to the next generation of chapter leadership roles and provide guidance and feedback to staff that enables MPI to create a more inclusive environment across MPI’s community, events and chapters.

 

European Advisory Council

Act as the “voice” of the MPI European community in providing recommendations and input regarding the MPI’s European strategy, with a focus on elevating MPI’s Global brand within Europe.  Input focuses on membership growth, chapter stability and implementation of event strategies that consistently deliver education, networking and increased business development opportunities for global sponsorship and MPI Foundation.

 

Canadian Advisory Council

Act as the “voice” of the MPI Canadian community in providing recommendations and input regarding the Canadian MPI community and strategy that will elevate the MPI Global brand within Canada.  Input focuses on membership growth, chapter stability and implementation of event strategies that consistently deliver education, networking and increased business development opportunities for global sponsorship and MPI Foundation.

 

Latin America Advisory Council

Act as the “voice” of the MPI Latin America Community in providing recommendations and input regarding the Latin American community and strategy that will elevate the MPI Global brand within Latin America.  Input focuses on membership growth, chapter stability and implementation of event strategies that consistently deliver education, networking and increased business development opportunities for global sponsorship and MPI Foundation.

 

Signature Event Education Proposal Review Committee

Support MPI’s education team in the review and selection of relevant education and live content through thorough evaluation of speaker proposals for MPI’s signature live events. Act as a sounding board and provide input for topics, speakers and educational format.

 

RISE Awards Committee

Lead the annual promotion and evaluation of RISE awards submissions and make recommendations to the International Board of Directors. Regularly assess the program design, impact and awareness of the RISE awards.

 

RISE Up Committee

Operationalize best practices of previous educational RISE Awards nominees, or recipients across the MPI Community.  Beta test, implement and gather chapter feedback and develop implementation guidance for review by the International Board of Directors.

 

Young Leaders Advisory Council

Assist in the development of strategy and project plans designed to connect young leaders with MPI chapters and MPI global offerings that support the transition from student to industry professional.