Call for Open Board of Director (BOD) Roles!

Serving on the ACMP Midwest Chapter Board of Directors is a great opportunity to grow personally and professionally, develop skills, gain experience and make lasting connections with a team of passionate and motivated professionals. ACMP Midwest is seeking nominations for individuals to serve on its Board of Directors.

The term for Board members is based on the fiscal year June 1 through May 31. The roles listed below are interim Director positions whose term expires May 31, 2020. They are both re-electable to an additional 2-year term, 2020-2022.

Your ability to nominate or apply will be open from May 27, 2019 to June 14, 2019 at 5:00 pm CST.

Review the Board of Director Role Position Descriptions and if interested in a role(s), complete the Nomination Survey by June 14, 2019 at 5:00 pm CST.

Nominate or Apply for a BOD Role Today! 

The ACMP Midwest Chapter Board of Directors is a volunteer, member-elected role. We are looking for Board of Director nominees who have a passion for change management and are able to evidence the following:

  • An ACMP Global member for at least one year (active now or in the past)
  • Demonstrated success in leadership roles in the workplace, as well as ideally in a volunteer environment
  • Strategic thinking and specific business management skills in one or more areas such as finance, HR/OD, etc. (see Position Descriptions for specific information)
  • Ability to be a team player and communicate effectively
  • Entrepreneurial and innovation insight
  • Alignment with our values: Excellence, Creativity, Servant Heart, and Passion for Change
The following Board of Director positions are available – see Position Descriptions for more detail:

Director, Events

Build strategic partnerships with selected venues and related events suppliers and provide strategic oversight to our annual Midwest Change Connect conference


Abstract: This role provides leadership in Chapter Event planning and execution in accordance with the needs and goals of the Chapter and in fulfillment of its mission. The main responsibility of the Director of Events is to define, source, manage, and execute the logistics required for planned events. This role ensures high quality program experiences for members, prospective members, and speakers, while balancing costs and revenues.

General Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the Chapter Events portfolio.
  • Contribute to Board strategic planning/execution by providing support to Directors/portfolio owners in developing plans and reviewing the aggregate plan regularly for logistical planning needs and implications; completing periodic progress reports (including that required for the AGM), and regular status as required by Chapter operational protocols.
  • Manage, train, delegate, and share information with portfolio committee volunteers to ensure a quality volunteer experience, smooth portfolio operation, and succession planning.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with appropriate venues and service providers (in anticipation of and in response to the approved Program calendar of events), guided by the annual survey outcomes, and with due regard for the financial constraints of the Chapter.
  • Champion all standards, policies and procedures related to event operations.
  • Oversee/co‐ordinate the planning and execution of all event logistics for all planned events; ensure Board Directors and volunteers are well versed in roles and expectations for each event; assume the role of ‘Stage Manager’ during events as needed; oversee on‐site volunteers and service providers, and ensuring speakers’ needs are managed.
  • Liaise with Board peers as needed to understand event objectives; collaborate with Director of Learning & Professional Development to facilitate the execution of events.
  • Perform other duties as assigned from time to time to serve Chapter members and further the work of the Board.
Special Notes
  • The Director of Events is a voting member of the Board
  • The Director of Events fulfills a back‐up role for the Director of Learning & Professional Development as needed
  • May act as or direct/support a Committee Chair
  • Key skills needed to successfully serve in this position include:
    • Prior Chapter volunteer experience
    • Leadership and delegation skills
    • Very strong organizational, facilitation, and communication skills
    • Negotiation skills
    • Collaboration and lateral thinking skills
    • Strong problem-solving skills, creativity, innovation
    • Relationship management skills
    • Ability to demonstrate change management knowledge and experience

Apply today!

FILLED - Director, Chapter Development

Builds and develops strategic partnerships with our sponsors and potential sponsors


Director, Chapter Development

Builds and develops strategic partnerships with our sponsors and potential sponsors.

FILLED

Abstract: This role provides leadership in Chapter Development, in accordance with the needs and goals of the Chapter and in fulfillment of its mission. The main responsibility of the Director of Chapter Development is to is to develop and manage strategic relationships with sponsors, membership corporations and peer associations across all three states (WI, IL, IN) interested in furthering the purpose and outcomes of the chapter. This role is the primary driver to ensure the Chapter achieves revenue targets to appropriately fund the Chapter.

General Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the Chapter Development portfolio, which includes both sponsors who provide funding to our Chapter and membership and peer associations with whom we partner.
  • Contribute to Board strategic planning/execution by providing an annual Chapter Development Portfolio Plan (i.e.: approach, goals, metrics, timing, resources), periodic progress reports (including that required for the AGM), and regular status as required by Chapter operational protocols.
  • Manage, train, delegate, and share information with portfolio committee volunteers to ensure a quality volunteer experience, smooth portfolio operation, and succession planning.
  • Establish and manage a sponsorship pipeline and support fulfillment of sponsor packages working in connection with the Chapter’s association management firm as applicable.
  • Champion the Chapter brand standards and guidelines while working with sponsors and partner associations.
  • Establish, publish, and maintain a 12-month rolling calendar of general partner relations activities, guided by the annual survey outcomes and Chapter goals and approved plans; liaise with Board peers as needed to define specific partnership needs.
  • Coordinate sponsor and association partnership activities working in conjunction with the other directors as it relates to events, professional development and membership engagement.
  • Perform other duties as assigned from time to time to serve Chapter members and further the work of the Board.
Special Notes
  • The Director of Partner Relations is a voting member of the Board
  • May act as or direct/support a Committee Chair
  • Key skills needed to successfully serve in this position include:
    • Prior Chapter volunteer experience
    • Demonstrated success in revenue generation from sponsorship and philanthropy
    • Leadership and delegation skills
    • Strategic communication and partnering capabilities peer-to-peer with sponsors and association partners
    • Organizational, collaboration and lateral thinking skills
    • Ability to demonstrate change management knowledge and experience

Apply today!

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