Member Group

     

    Join a Commitee

    SMPS Members are eligible to participate in any of our commitees, and your participation is key in making the SMPS Michigan chapter a success. There's no better way to get the most out of your membership while interacting with chapter members and making a significant contribution to the organization. No matter which you choose, your efforts will be welcomed and highly appreciated. 

    If you are intersted in joining any of these commiteees, contact the commitee co-chairs listed below:

    Programs Committee

    The Programs Committee organizes industry-specific marketing programs and events to educate marketing and business development professionals, industry leadership, and A/E/C professionals. The Programs are based on the six domains considered to be most critical to a marketing professional's success: Marketing Research; Marketing Plan; Client and Business Development; SOQs/Proposals; Promotional Activity; and Information, Resource and Organizational Management. Programs involve prominent industry leaders and experts, public officials, media figures and programs surrounding potential project opportunities. Committee members can market their firms and help determine program topics for the entire organization.

    Contact: Amy Patterson, Interior Environments // Matt Norko, Byce & Associates, Inc. (West Michigan Territory) 

    EDUCATION committee

    The Education Committee is responsible for organizing and leading the CPSM Study Group. The committee also assists the Programs Committee with planning and organizing educational events as they relate to the 6 Domains of practice.

    Contact: Krystle English, CPSM, SmithGroupJJ

     

    Membership Committee

    Membership offers a variety of opportunities to interact with A/E/C leaders. The Committee encourages enrollment through the membership drive and other events throughout the year, welcomes new members by showing them how to get the most out of their membership, and aids with member retention. Members plan and coordinate events including the annual Holiday party, a New Member event, and annual member social activities. There are also opportunities to work on diversity programs, mentoring and developing young professionals.

     Contact: Kelli Herman, Neumann/Smith Architecture

     

    Communications/Marketing Committee

    This committee manages internal and external communication for SMPS Michigan including: direct marketing, website management, and social media. The group develops creative content, key messaging and graphics for the programs and key events throughout the calendar year. 

    Contact: Kaitlyn Henninger, Neumann/Smith Architecture 

    AWARDS COMMITTEE

    Falling under the scope of the Communications/Marketing Committee, this committee recognizes excellence in marketing in the design and building industry. The possible categories of awards include the Marketing Communications Awards, Weld Coxe Marketing Achievement Award, Chapter President of the Year Award, and Striving for Excellence Award. 

    Contact: Jessie Stachowiak, SmithGroupJJ