RMPCMA Committee Volunteer Opportunities

RMPCMA is a terrific way to get involved with your local meeting planning community. RMPCMA could always use an extra set of hands so if you are interested in getting involved now is the time…..what are you waiting for?
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To join a committee, complete the commitment to serve application and return it to the Rocky Mountain PCMA Chapter. Committee members are expected to serve for at least one year.

  • Committee service is strictly on a volunteer basis, with all incurred costs being the individual’s responsibility.
  • You must be an active or affiliate member in good standing.
  • You must commit to attending conference calls/meetings of your committee.
  • Failure to attend may result in loss of committee appointment.
  • You must complete tasks/projects for which you volunteer for the committee.
  • If your committee is involved with particular programs, show your support by participating in the programs.
  • A special effort will be made to include those interested members who have not previously served on a RMPCMA committee.

For additional information contact RMPCMA at [email protected].

Standing Committees

The Communications Committee informs, educates and recognizes RMPCMA members and promotes and enhances the image of PCMA, the Rocky Mountain Chapter and the hospitality industry. The committee is primarily responsible for publishing the chapter newsletter, The RMPCMA Spotlight and the Knowledge Link.

The committee also promotes PCMA activities to the membership and the public through marketing and public relations. The committee has oversight responsibility for the chapter website, the chapter app and social media outlets. Committee members write and distribute press releases, contribute to marketing campaigns for chapter events, work with Crowd Compass to update our chapter app, review the chapter website and assist with coordination of the chapter’s Facebook fan page and LinkedIn community.

Communications also sells the advertising opportunities for our newsletter and the knowledge connection link. The Community Services Committee is responsible for creating a culture of giving back to the community through volunteerism and charitable contributions. Committee members create and organize volunteer opportunities for members.

The Membership Committee is responsible for retention, recruitment and recognition of our members. The Committee promotes membership at all programs as well as working to recruit new members. We recognize active members within the chapter in a variety of ways during the year. All committee members participate in member outreach on a monthly/quarterly basis.

The Programs Committee is responsible for the planning and execution of all educational and social events for the Rocky Mountain Chapter. The focus is on creating high-quality networking and educational opportunities for our local industry partners. Committee members oversee and manage the entire event process from content development to logistics to execution of the event. Committee members are required to be active in producing at least one chapter event per year.

The Special Projects Committee designs events that bring members together in a social environment while raising funds for the chapter. They are responsible for working within the established budget and soliciting sponsorships to underwrite each event, in addition to marketing these events to the members. The Special Events is broke up into three (3) categories; Golf Tournament, All Hearts and Emerging Leaders.

The Golf Tournament is an annual tournament that takes place in August. This is a networking event with sponsorships.

Each February the Rocky Mountain Professional Convention Management Association
holds its annual All Hearts Auction and Celebration. This event is the association’s
largest fundraiser and proceeds go directly towards the associations committment
to education with a portion going to a local non-profit organization.

The Emerging Leaders Committee is responsible for engaging with new and rising professionals in the industry with six (6) or less years of experience and to regularly visit with local universities to develop relationships between students, professors, and PCMA.  We encourage students to get involved in our industry professions early in their careens and we e ncourage seasoned industry veterans to join us in the classroom to expand their connecgtions to rising stars.  The Emerging Leaders Committee designs events that bring members together in a comfortable, welcoming environment.  They need assistance in planning events, securing venues and student outreach.

The Sponsorship Committee develops and sells specific sponsorship opportunities for companies interested in reaching the Rocky Mountain Chapter membership. Committee members solicit sponsorships, foster sponsor relationships and liaison with confirmed sponsors before, during and after each event to ensure all sponsorship benefits have been fulfilled.

The Awards and Scholarships Committee is responsible for the selection process of annual Chapter awards and scholarships to recognize and award outstanding achievement by Rocky Mountain PCMA Chapter members. The Committee will review all criteria and update all nomination forms and letters yearly. They will process all biographical information, acknowledge all nominees, and select winners for all award and scholarships, with the approval of the Board, as required.

This committee will select the award and scholarship winners based on nominations received from the general membership.

Should multiple applications be received for one, or more positions, during the call for nominations for Board of Director openings, the Awards and Scholarship Committee will review Board of Director nominations and determine the board slate for future years.

Rebecca SchingelCommittees