Chair-Elect: Serves as an officer, member of the Executive Committee and member of the Board, and shall have such other powers and duties as the Chair of the Board or the Board may assign. The Chair-Elect determines committee assignments, as provided in the bylaws. The Chair-Elect also serves as Board liaison to the Convening Leaders Content Committee and visits PCMA Chapters in preparation for his/her term as Chair. In the absence of the Chair of the Board at a meeting, the Chair-Elect shall serve as the presiding officer. Candidates for the position of Chair-Elect must be professional or supplier members of PCMA who have held a position as a Director.
Secretary-Treasurer: Serves as an officer, member of the Executive Committee and member of the Board and shall have charge of and oversight responsibility for the funds and securities of the Association. All financial decisions shall be in accordance with the instructions and directions of the Board and comply with all appropriate legal requirements. Candidates for the position of Secretary-Treasurer must be professional or supplier members of PCMA and must have served as a Director.
Directors: The Board of Directors is the principal governing body of the Association and shall exercise full supervision and control over all its business affairs.
The current PCMA Chair-Elect will automatically become 2017 Chairman of the Board
Mary Pat Heftman
Executive Vice President, Convention & Strategic Alliances
National Restaurant Association
The current PCMA Chair will automatically become 2017 Immediate Past Chairman
William F. Reed, FASAE, CMP
Senior Director of Meetings and Community Engagement
American Society of Hematology
The terms of the following officers and directors will expire in January 2017 and they eligible to be nominated only for a position as an officer:
Claire Smith, CMP
Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Vancouver Convention Centre
President & CEO
Chief Operating Officer, Asia Pacific
Nancy DeBrosse, CMP
Senior Vice President, Sales and Account Management
Ann Godi, CMP
President & CEO
Kristin Mirabal, CMP
Heart Rhythm Society
Any professional or supplier member who has previously served as a Director is also eligible for an Officer position.
The term for the below individual will expire in January 2016 and they are not eligible for re-nomination to any board position:
Immediate Past Chairman of the Board
Raymond J. Kopcinski, CMP
Million Dollar Round Table