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POWER Chapter Volunteer Opportunities

The biggest benefit of your PCMA membership is the people you meet! And the more involved you are in the chapter, the more people you get to know in our industry. We all are busy with personal and professional responsibilities, but the extra time and effort given to the POWER Chapter is rewarding. You’ll gain valuable experience and will develop relationships with wonderful colleagues along the way.

To volunteer, contact Will Engle, 2021 Chapter President at WEngle@AMRms.com or (859) 514-9215. 

Consider joining one of POWER Chapter’s several dynamic committees.

Purpose of the Committee: Plan the educational and social opportunities for the chapter, both in-person and virtual. This committee oversees and manages the entire process from logistics to content development, through to the execution of the event.

2021 Committee Chair: Denise Farrell, Meetings & Incentives Worldwide

2021 Committee Goals

  • Facilitate a return to in-person meetings (as allowed by local and state regulations regarding the Covid-19 pandemic)
  • Use events and education, including virtual events, to promote chapter involvement in the underrepresented areas of the chapter

Time commitment

  • 6-9 committee calls per year (approximately 1 hour each)
  • Up to several additional hours per month, assisting in the development of events, solicitation of speakers, and assisting at in-person events

Purpose of the Committee: Solicit and secure sponsors for the chapter by creating specific sponsorship opportunities for companies interested in reaching chapter. This committee also secures locations for in-person chapter events.

2021 Committee Chair: Margaret McGuire-Schoeff, Building industry Association of Central Ohio

2021 Committee Goals

  • Secure locations for the chapter’s return to in-person events
  • Creatively build and implement new win-win-win sponsorship opportunities that will benefit the supplier, buyer, and organization

Time commitment

  • 4-6 committee calls per year (approximately 1 hour each)
  • Up to several additional hours per month, assisting in the development of sponsorship ideas and materials, as well as soliciting potential sponsors.

Purpose of the Committee: Promote new and continued membership in the chapter by promoting chapter benefits to prospective members, welcoming new members, and being a resource to existing members looking to achieve maximum benefit from their membership. This committee is also responsible for member recognition throughout the year.

2021 Committee Chair: Barry Schieferstein, American Society for Nondestructive Testing

2021 Committee Goals

  • Develop a clear understanding of member benefits and create a document that outlines those benefits
  • Find partners to help expand chapter membership and involvement in underrepresented areas of the chapter

Time commitment

  • 4-6 committee calls per year (approximately 1 hour each)
  • Up to several additional hours per month, assisting in outreach to new, potential, and existing members.

Purpose of the Committee: Create and execute a communications strategy for the chapter that informs, educates, and recognizes members, and promotes and enhances the image of chapter in the industry.
This committee creates content for the chapter’s weekly emails, website, and social media channels.

2021 Committee Chair: Vacant

2021 Committee Goals

  • Build and implement a social media strategy for the chapter
  • Create a communications plan that promotes consistent and timely messaging across all chapter communication platforms

Time commitment

  • 4-6 committee calls per year (approximately 1 hour each)
  • Up to several additional hours per month, assisting in the development of content, as well as posting content to the chapter’s website and social media channels

Purpose of the Committee: Creating a culture of giving back to the chapter’s local communities, as well as the hospitality industry, by developing partnerships with various organizations whose mutual goal is to provide tools and resources to better those communities. This committee organizes give-back opportunities throughout the year through volunteerism and charitable contributions.

2021 Committee Chair: Vacant

2021 Committee Goals

  • Establish a partnership with an organization involved in the fight against human trafficking
  • Continue the chapter’s long-standing relationship with Columbus Children’s Hospital
  • Support PCMA Foundation’s Accelerating Reskilling, which is dedicated to investing in the depleted hospitality industry

Time commitment

  • 4-6 committee calls per year (approximately 1 hour each)
  • Up to several additional hours per month, assisting in the development of give-back opportunities, as well as outreach to new, potential, and existing partner organizations

Consider joining the team of POWER Chapter Board of Directors.

Serves as the chief elected officer, is the official representative of the chapter, and presides at all meetings of the chapter and board of directors. The President, in cooperation with the board, is responsible for general management of the chapter and the development of group efforts to achieve the organizations’ mission. Member of chapter’s Executive Committee.

2021 PresidentWill Engle, AMR Management Services

The role of President-Elect is to familiarize the office holder with the obligations and duties of the President, and prepare the goals and objectives of his or her term. The President-Elect will shadow the President in all organization functions and will be the presiding officer in the absence of the president. Member of chapter’s Executive Committee.

2021 President-Elect: Vacant

Serves on the Board the year following his or her presidency. As the chairperson of the Nominations Committee, the Immediate Past President also responsible for setting the chapter slate of board members and committees for his or her term in office. Member of chapter’s Executive Committee.

2021 Immediate Past President: Vacant

Serves on the Board and is responsible for providing notice of meetings and the preparation and maintenance of meeting minutes of all chapter and board meetings. Member of chapter’s Executive Committee.

2021 Secretary: duties delegated to Lisa Moses, chapter administrator

Serves on the Board and shall be responsible for the funds and securities of the Chapter. All financial decisions, including deposits or investments, shall be in accordance with the instructions and directions of the Board. Member of chapter’s Executive Committee.

2021 Treasurer: Johanne Stogran, Botanical Society of America

Up to six (6) directors serve the chapter by attending monthly Board conference calls and governing the chapter business. Directors also chair one of the chapter committees, presiding over committee calls, as well as setting and leading the execution of annual goals for their committee in accordance with the strategic mission and goals of the chapter.

To volunteer, contact Will Engle, 2021 Chapter President at WEngle@AMRms.com or (859) 514-9215. 

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