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Chapter Committees

Volunteering for SMPS Oregon means joining a committee. Committee participation provides members with a wide array of opportunities to assist our organization, advance the business development prospects for their firms, and gain valuable new skills. The volunteers listed below are an important reason SMPS Oregon remains successful. All Committees meet on a monthly basis.

 

Communications Committee

Communication is central to everything the organization does and this group assists all of the other committees in marketing communication and promotion including, event announcements, press releases on monthly activities and events, e-mail blasts to all members, web site maintenance, social media marketing, DJC ads, and the weekly newsletter. There is always creative work to be done and committee members serving on communications have a chance to enhance and learn skills that will help them on the job. If you are interested in joining this committee, please contact: Kaitlin Virding, MacKay Sposito, kvirding@mackaysposito.com

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Committee Director
Kaitlin Virding, CPSM
Business Development Manager
MacKay Sposito
COMMITTEE CHAIR
Stephanie Doeing-Nicoletti
Marketing Manager
Soderstrom Architects
Rachael Holliman
Marketing Coordinator
EC Electric
Emily DeChambeau
Marketing Specialist
David Evans and Associates, Inc.

Education Committee

A major goal for SMPS is to advance the role and skills of professional services marketers through educational programming. This committee is responsible for organizing educational events and workshops throughout the year. Committee responsibilities include developing topics, selecting speakers and making all other arrangements for educational events. If you are interested in joining this committee, please contact: Adrienne Lindsey, GeoEngineers, Inc., alindsey@geoengineers.com

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Committee Director
Adrienne Lindsey
Business Development and Marketing
GeoEngineers, Inc.
Committee Chair
Kelsey Parpart, CPSM
Marketing Manager
Century West Engineering
McKenzie Richardson
Marketing Production Manager
PAE Engineers
Patricia Post, CPSM
Senior Marketing Coordinator
Kittelson & Associates, Inc.
Shalyn Coburn
Marketing Coordinator
Phoenix Industrial, Inc.
Rachel Charlton
Senior Marketing Coordinator
PBS Engineering and Environmental, Inc.

Industry Outreach/SMPS Talks Committee

The Industry Outreach/SMPS Talks Committee promotes the understanding and importance of marketing in the built environment through outreach to peer organizations and the academic community. Committee members work to strengthen SMPS’ relationship with other industry organizations, such as AIA, ACEC, CREW, ULI, and AGC.

The committee also promotes events and speakers designed to create heightened awareness of the marketing of professional services within the academic community and among industry organizations. An annual educational scholarship is awarded to be used towards higher education and/or certification regarding professional services marketing. If you are interested in joining this committee, please contact: Kate Kearney, Peter Meijer Architect, KateK@pmapdx.com

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Committee Director
Kate Kearney
Associate, Marketing
Peter Meijer Architect
Committee Chair
Lindsay Dunton
Marketing Manager
Peterson Structural Engineers, Inc.
Cheryl Nervez
Business Development Manager
Soderstrom Architects
Nicole Kimbrell
Marketing Coordinator
Säzän Group

Membership Committee

If you want to meet people, Membership is the committee to join. This committee is responsible for providing information to new and potential members, organizing networking events, taking care of registration for all events, maintaining the Chapter mailing list, and publishing an annual directory of members. Committee members might find themselves working registration or even organizing events that connect our members (new, old, and even those contemplating membership). If you are interested in joining this committee, please contact: Chance Williams, Lease Crutcher Lewis, chance.williams@lewisbuilds.com.

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Committee Director
Chance Williams
Marketing Specialist
Lease Crutcher Lewis
Committee Chair
Joey Reed
Senior Marketing Coordinator
CSI Construction
Jeff Morin
Account Manager
Willamette Print and Blueprint
Doug Miller
Storage Solutions Specialist
Spacesaver Specialists
Whitney Geier
Marketing Coordinator
Mahlum Architects
Kaylee Roth
Marketing Coordinator
Harper Houf Peterson Righellis Inc.
Erin Reed
Marketing Coordinator
Deacon Construction
Judy Straalsund
Freedom Finder
Graceworks Inc.
Katie Spilker
Marketing Coordinator
Kennedy/Jenks Consultants

Professional Development Committee

This committee promotes professional development through Roundtables, CPSM Study Groups, Mentorship Forum, Chapter Library, Job Postings, Salary Survey, and an Annual Membership Survey. If you are interested in joining this committee, please contact: Kelly Johnson, 3J Consulting, Kelly.johnson@3j-consulting.com.

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Committee Director
Kelly Johnson
Marketing Director
3J Consulting
Committee Chair
Carly Schaefer
Marketing Manager
Maul Foster & Alongi
Librarian
Paul Dickow, CPSM
Senior Associate, Marketing Director
Walker Macy
Business Development Roundtable
Allison Tivnon
Partner, Marketing Director
ECONorthwest
Mentorship Roundtable
Alexi Meuwissen
Director of Marketing
Bremik Construction
Mentorship Roundtable
Samantha Jordan
Director of Business Development & Marketing
Emerick Construction
Coordinators Corner
Alexandra Orozco
Marketing Coordinator
Urban Resources Inc.
Coordinators Corner
Rachel Charlton
Senior Marketing Coordinator
PBS Engineering and Environmental, Inc.
Leaders Unite
Kim Callahan
Associate, Regional Marketing Manager
Interface Engineering
Balancing Act Roundtable
Nick Tahran
Marketing Coordinator
Harper Houf Peterson Righellis Inc.
CPSM Exam Study Group
Stacey Ho, CPSM
Marketing Data Analyst
WSP
Senior Marketers Roundtable
Nicole D. Haman, CPSM
Marketing & Business Development
AKS Engineering & Forestry

Programs Committee

SMPS strives to connect members to trends and hot topics that will help them in their firms marketing, research, and planning. The programs committee is responsible for organizing three such executive events each year. The committee responsibilities include developing topics, getting speakers and making all other arrangements for programs events. If you are interested in joining this committee, please contact: Jenn Bollenbacher, Harder, jbollenbacher@harder.com.

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Committee Director
Jenn Bollenbacher
Director of People & Culture
Harder Mechanical Contractors, Inc.

Special Events Committee

The special events committee is responsible for organizing our annual awards celebration and summer fundraising event. The committee responsibilities include planning for awards, finding a non-profit partner, and making all other arrangements for special events. If you are interested in joining this committee, please contact: Angie Cole, angie@lbruun.com

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Committee Director
Angie Cole
Director of Marketing
Lorentz Bruun Construction
Committee Chair
Zoey Zemanek
Marketing Coordinator
Cochran, Inc.
Alexandra Orozco
Marketing Coordinator
Urban Resources, Inc.
Alexi Meuwissen
Marketing Director
Bremik Construction
Samantha Jordan
Business Development Director
Emerick Construction
Bryce T. Butcher
Business Development Manager
Morrison Hershfield
Thy Daniels
Marketing Manager
KPFF
James Lee
Marketing Director
Scott | Edwards Architecture