Board Candidate Nomination and Application

MPI Greater Calgary Chapter is looking for dynamic, creative, dedicated members who want to shape the future of the meetings industry in Calgary by joining the 2018-2019 Board of Directors. This volunteer role will reward you with

  • Enhanced ROI for your membership
  • Resume and career development: with several portfolios to choose from, there are opportunities to build knowledge and skills that are not present in your workplace experience
  • Leadership experience in managing volunteers, budgets and projects
  • Opportunities to attend international leadership events that focus on education and networking with other chapter leaders
  • Points towards your CMP recertification or CMM designation
  • Expanded industry networking with recognition as a chapter leader at events and online
  • A voice to collaborate alongside key industry leaders and impact the future of our chapter: you'll have direct involvement in setting the Chapter’s annual education plan and long-term goals


We are currently looking to fill the slate of officers for the 2018-2019 year and encourage you to put your name forward as candidate. Board Job Descriptions are available in the left hand column. Jade Marage will serve as the 2018-2019 MPI GCC President. 

Terms of office will be July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019 but we ask for an 18-month commitment with limited pre-term and post-term involvement starting March 2018 through August 2019. Board members may hold a given position for up to 2 terms. President-Elect is a 3-year commitment with automatic succession to President in 2019-2020 and Immediate Past President in 2020-2021.

We welcome candidates from all areas of the industry but you must be a member of the MPI Greater Calgary Chapter, in good standing, to be eligible for nomination and election to these positions.

By serving on the Board you have the opportunity to give back to your association and your industry.

To establish your candidacy, complete the form below.This form must be returned by 4:30 PM MST on January 22, 2018 – NO EXCEPTIONS

To nominate a member, click here and complete the form.

Please email questions to Immediate Past President Stephanie Barkley, CMP at

Part 1 - Applicant Information

  President Elect
  VP Education & Programs
  VP Operations & Finance
  VP Communications & Marketing
  VP Sponsorship
  VP Membership
  VP at Large

Part 2 - Declaration

Please read the following information carefully.  Acknowledge acceptance of the terms of candidacy by checking the boxes for each statement.