Board & Committees

Join our Board

Make a name for yourself, meet new people, build relationships, experience new ideas, and work toward advancing your career and PCMA!

The PCMA Southwest & Pacific Chapter Nominating Committee is looking for a few good people to volunteer to join our Southwest & Pacific chapter leadership roster in 2018.

Do you know someone who will be a great leader for the chapter? Are their leadership skills untapped? Do they work hard and give extra time to all they do? You may nominate individuals (including yourself) through Friday, September 22, 2017, at midnight.

Click HERE first to view the Board position descriptions, duties of the Board, Board member qualifications and a self-appraisal questionnaire.

A total of five positions are open for 2018:
• President-Elect (1 Year Term)
• Secretary (1 Year Term)
• Treasurer (1 Year Term)
• One Planner Director level positions (3 Year Term)
• One Supplier Director level position (3 Year term)

Who is eligible for President-Elect or Secretary?
Current board members who have served at least one year on the PCMA Southwest & Pacific Board are eligible for the position of President-Elect, Secretary or Treasurer.

Who is eligible for Director positions?
The Director positions may be nominees from the PCMA Southwest & Pacific membership-at-large. Qualified candidates must be members in good standing for at least one year. Past Board members are eligible to serve on the Board again following a one year absence from service on the Board.

The Call for Nominations will close at 12 midnight on Friday, September 22nd, 2017, so nominate today!


Join a Committee

PCMA’s strongest asset is its membership and our member’s willingness to share skills, knowledge and expertise. Putting that talent into action by volunteering for a committee can be your first step to an active role in PCMA. Volunteering provides tremendous benefits including personal growth, professional development, building industry contacts and developing relationships with colleagues along the way.

Listed below are the committees for which you can volunteer. Please click here for full descriptions.

  • Membership
  • Programs & Education
  • Marketing & Social Media
  • Sponsorship
  • Annual Fundraiser
  • Student Relations

For more information, please contact:

Denise Vissat
Chapter Administrator
Phone: (619) 501-6673

Student Involvement

As a chapter we are committed to supporting the future of our industry through quality programming, networking, and the participation of our enthusiastic students. Student involvement in the Southwest & Pacific Chapter is a great way to network with fellow students and seasoned professionals. You’ll gain valuable experience organizing events and community service projects with our chapter. Additionally, you can build relationships with hospitality and meeting professionals in your area.

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Rebecca SchingelBoard & Committees