MiSGMP Committees

Committees are comprised of members of the Board of Directors and the Chapter membership. Each committee develops a plan that outlines the committee’s objectives and the steps for achieving those objectives. Committees meet as needed to complete tasks.

Advertising/Sponsorship Committee
Responsible for website and email advertising, soliciting sponsorships for special events and marketing the chapter brand. 
Stacy Yerby (313) 202-1909 ads@misgmp.org and Heidi Schmitt (616) 233-3557 sponsorship@misgmp.org  Co-Board Liaisons


Annual Education Conference Committee
Responsible for the planning and implementation of the Chapter’s Annual Education Conference.
Terese McInnis (517) 202-4324 – Board Liaison
Diane Dick (517) 327-9261 – Committee Chair

Communications Committee
Responsible for monitoring all publications and communications of the Chapter, including but not limited to email, website and social media.

Heidi Schmitt (616) 233-3557 – Board Liaison communications@misgmp.org

Social Media Team: Samantha Goettling (989) 956-0460 and Kate McPherson (517) 373-5322
Newsletter: Pat Strzalkowski (517) 336-7782
Marketing: Cathy Galbraith (517) 908-8052
Website: Carly Sanford (517) 374-6848

Community Service Committee
Responsible for planning and implementation of Chapter’s charitable activities.
Shelly Long (517) 372-0012 and Heidi Schmitt (616) 233-3557 – Co-Board Liaisons
Committee Chair TBD

Education Committee
Responsible for soliciting proposals for regular monthly meeting sites and speakers. Also responsible for determining, establishing and promoting the educational programs of the Chapter.
Stacy Yerby (313) 202-1909 – Board Liaison
Jocelyn Davis (517) 284-1015 – Committee Chair

GMS Certificate Committee
Responsible for overseeing the implementation of the GMS Certificate Program.
Debbie Kopkau (517) 327-2587 and Char Alexander (517) 284-5246 – Co-Board Liaisons
Viki Gotts (248) 721-0075 and Barb Lincoln (517) 853-1062– Committee Chairs

Honors and Awards Committee
Responsible for the development and implementation of an awards program giving recognition to Chapter members who have significantly contributed to the objectives of the Chapter and to the Society.
Laurie Nickson (517) 351-4183 – Board Liaison
Diane Dick (517) 327-9261 – Committee Chair

Membership Committee
Responsible for the recruitment and retention of Chapter Society members.
Tammy Novak (517) 937-9426 and Anissa Damon (517) 324-7329  – Co-Board Liaisons membership@misgmp.org
Brenda Haight  (517) 377-1413 – Committee Chair

Nominations and Elections Committee
Responsible for identifying members interested in running for Chapter Board positions. The committee’s function is directed by the National Board’s process for elections. The Immediate Past President chairs this committee. Meets every two years.
Debbie Kopkau  (517) 327-2587  elections@misgmp.org – Board Liaison
No Committee Chair Needed.

Registration Committee
Responsible for completing registrations for all members and guests at monthly meetings.
Stacy Yerby (313) 202-1909 – Board Liaison
Diane Dick (517-327-9261 and Mary Kramer (810) 232-5300 – Committee Co-Chairs 

Scholarship Committee
Responsible for distributing, accepting and awarding of Chapter scholarships, including AEC and NEC.
Stacy Yerby  (313) 202-1909  scholarships@misgmp.org – Board Liaison
No Committee Chair is Needed.

Special Events Committee
Responsible for Chapter functions that do not fall under the jurisdiction of the Education Committee, i.e. annual banquet, auction at AEC, initiation of officers, Knowledge Quest, and other fund raising events.
Laurie Nickson  (517) 351-4183  specialevents@misgmp.org – Board Liaison
Committee Chair TBD

Chartered: January 24, 1990