Members that are involved in committees often say that they receive more ROI from their involvement than those who are not involved.  Our chapter highly encourages all members to sign up for at least one committee.  Often the time commitment to belong to a committee is far less than perceived.  Meetings are held as determined by the Committee Chair on an as-needed basis. Please click on the name of the Board Liaison or Chair to email the committee and get involved!  If the position you’re interested in is vacant please email  We look forward to working with you!

Communications Committee

Communication oversees all communications for the chapter and includes including the newsletter, social media, and website
Board Liaison: Patricia Williams, CAE, CGMP

Ambassador Program:
Increase membership of the chapter and educate the government planners regarding the benefits of being a member of SGMP.
Chair: Vacant – Click here if  interested

Publishes the Chapter newsletter Mountain Views quarterly.
Chair: Lisa Maney

Maintains/updates the chapter’s history document and collects memorabilia of all chapter activities.
Chair: Leslie Navarro

Remote Education:
This committee will oversee the Zoom account and connecting with our members who are over 50 miles from the monthly meeting.
Chair: Patricia Williams, CAE, CGMP

Social Media:
Promotes SGMP on all social media outlets.
Chair:  Pam Brown

Maintains and updates the Chapter’s website.
Chair: Chele Clark, CGMP


Membership Committee

This committee is responsible for recruiting new members, working to retain current members, engaging membership, and creating a valuable membership experience. This committee is comprised of several sub-committees: Hospitality, Ambassador Program, and Mentorship.
Board Liaison: 

Reviews the chapter membership list, handles membership recruitment retention and reclamation.

Manages registration as well as greeting members and guests at the monthly chapter meetings
Chair: Vacant – Click here if interested 

Help members seek the knowledge they need to know about SGMP and “groom” them to become future leaders of the chapter. Assigns mentors to all new SGMP-RM members.
Chair: Vacant – Click here if interested

Community Service Committee:
The committee recommends, with Board approval, community projects in which to involve the Chapter. Projects may include: fundraising through member participation, collecting canned goods, clothing, school supplies, monies, and other items for non-profit organizations and volunteering to staff community service events.
Chair:  Sheila Zuschek, CGMP

Nominations and Elections Committee

The Immediate Past President or a Chapter member approved by the Board chairs this Committee. Responsibilities include preparing nomination forms for election of Chapter officers, soliciting nominations for Board positions, evaluating nominations for qualifications, and working with SGMP Headquarters on process.
Board Liaison: Pam Temple,  CGMP

Programs Committee

This Committee develops the educational programs presented at the monthly Chapter meetings. Responsibilities include sending out an RFP to supplier members to acquire sites for the monthly meetings; contracting with speakers; arranging for any A/V needs of the speaker; providing and tallying evaluation of each meeting. The Committee holds brainstorming meetings to determine program topics and speakers.  This committee is comprised of three sub-committees: Honors & Awards Gala Sub-Committee, Fall Education Conference Sub-Committee and Monthly Programming Sub-Committee.
Board Liaison: Vacant – Chele Clark, CGMP 
Honors & Awards Gala Chair: Leslie Navarro
Fall Education Conference Chair: Pam Temple, CGMP
Monthly Programming Chair: Vacant – Chele Clark, CGMP

Financial Committee

This Committee is responsible for assisting the Treasurer in overseeing the finances of the chapter.  The committee plans special activities to raise money for the Chapter including drawings and silent auctions, advertising and marketing opportunities, and other fundraisers.  The committee oversees the chapter scholarship process from application through selection.  The Committee submits articles to the Chapter’s newsletter, Mountain Views, for each issue to inform members of special fundraising events and to thank donors and sponsors. This committee is comprised of several sub-committees: Scholarships, Advertising, and Fundraising.
Board Liaison: Pam Temple, CGMP

Community Service Committee

The Committee recommends, with board approval, community projects in which to involve the chapter. Projects may include: fundraising through member participation, collecting canned goods, clothing, school supplies, monies and other items for non-profit organizations and volunteering to staff community service events.
Board Liaison:
Chair: Sheila Zuschek

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