Committees and Chairs

Involvement with a committee is the best way to get the most out of your SMPS membership and connect with other members. While providing a service to others, committee involvement is the perfect opportunity to promote your firm, gain leadership skills, and advance in your career.  In addition, committee work is fun and rewarding!

For more information on how you can help, please contact the following committee chairperson.

Programs: The Programs committee is responsible for organizing industry-specific programs and events involving industry leaders and public officials.
Chair: Cristina Barnes, Stahl Sheaffer Engineering, LLC, programs@smpscentralpa.org 

Sponsorship: The Sponsorship Committee members solicit sponsorship for our organization through opportunities with our monthly and educational programs.
Chair: Julie Hungarter, Providence Engineering Corporation, president@smpscentralpa.org

Membership: The Membership Committee maintains and enrolls new members in the SMPS chapter, handles program registration, and works closely with SMPS national.
Chair:  Heather Sweitzer, CPSM, NTM Engineering, Inc., membership@smpscentralpa.org

Public Relations/Communication: The goal of this Committees is to increase awareness of the SMPS Central Pennsylvania Programs and relevant information. Externally, the committee is responsible for sending out press releases and meeting notices, and maintaining a media list. Internal communications include maintenance of the chapter website, newsletter, and Social Media channels in order to enhance chapter communication and interaction with and among members.
Chair: Melissa Yost, NTM Engineering, Inc., publicrelations@smpscentralpa.org

Education: The Education Committee provides marketing-focused educational programs to members and non-members in the A/E/C environment. The Education Committee focuses their educational programs around the six domains: Marketing Research; Marketing Plans; Client and Business Development; SOQs/Proposals; Promotional Activity; and Information, Resource and Organizational Management.
Chair:  Cristina Barnes, Stahl Sheaffer Engineering,  education@smpscentralpa.org

Committee Meeting Schedule

Membership Committee: Conference call on the last Monday of each month, 2:00. For conference call information, please contact Membership Chair Heather Sweitzer, membership@smpscentralpa.org.

Programs Committee Meeting: Beginning in October, the Programs Committee will meet directly following the board meetings. For more information, please contact Cristina Barnes at programs@smpscentralpa.org.

Communications Committee: Conference call. Second Monday of each month from 2:00-3:00 beginning January 2017. For more information, please contact Communications Chair Melissa Yost, publicrelations@smpscentralpa.org

 

Thank you to our 2016-2017 Annual Sponsors!