This is a brief description of each committee. If you are interested in becoming involved with a committee, please contact the appropriate chairperson.  A listing of committee members is available by clicking on the name of any committee.


The goal of the Programs committee is to increase professional knowledge and skills of members. You will be involved in providing monthly educational, informative and entertaining programs. The committee strives to strengthen and diversify programs by developing activities targeted to specific segments of professionalism (assistant/coordinator, manager/ director and principal/owner) in A/E/C firms.

Professional Development

The goal of the Professional Development committee is to provide or create networking and educational opportunities. You will help in developing and sponsoring continuing education and professional development seminars. This committee strives to strengthen relationships with peer and industry organization.


The goal of the Communications committee is to enhance value and awareness of programs and SMPS. You will be involved in producing press releases, meeting notices, the local chapter newsletter and the local web site.


The goal of the Membership committee is to maintain membership through retention programs. This committee strives to increase chapter membership and its diversity, and increase opportunities for member involvement. The Membership committee also coordinates publication of the SMPS membership directory. This committee also maintains the job bank.


The goal of the sponsorship committee is to maintain our current sponsors, and find new sponsors for our events and other chapter needs.


2020: Shannon Burfeind | 2019:Scott Dunwald | 2018: Eryn Sorensen | 2017: Laura Barmore | 2016: Virginia McCoy