Arizona Chapter of HSMAI
Leadership (Chair/Co-Chair) Application

HSMAI Leadership Team

This is your personal invitation to get involved with HSMAI in 2021 and make a difference in YOUR industry association. The current Board of the Arizona Chapter of HSMAI is in the process of planning the program of events and building the Leadership Team for the upcoming new year. If you are not already a part of our team, we encourage you to consider it. This is the time to step forward and let your voice be heard! PLEASE COMPLETE THIS APPLICATION BY OCTOBER 30TH

A list of committees is at the bottom of this page.

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Applicant Profile Information

What Chair or Co-Chair position are you applying for?

Why are you interested in serving on the HSMAI Leadership Team?

# of years as HSMAI Member?

# of years in current position?

# of years in hospitality industry?

Which certification(s) do you hold?

What abilities and attributes would you bring to the team?

Describe your previous volunteer experience, including with HSMAI.

What recent HSMAI activities have you attended?

Do you regularly attend your local HSMAI chapter events and/or have you served as a chapter leader or committee member?

Leader Responsibilities

  • In the event a Board member is unable to attend a board meeting; the chair or co-chair of their respective committee can attend on their behalf - with no voting rights
  • Attendance at the Fall Leadership Retreat as expected (November 2020 - PENDING)
  • Punctual arrival at all Committee meetings and adherence to Robert's Rules of Order
  • Organization of all material requested by the Board
  • Maintenance of all committee communications for "Chapter of the Year" submission
  • Ongoing communication with your Board Liaison
  • Adherence to HSMAI's Code of Ethics
  • Active participation in the Chapter events and activities
  • Active in recruiting new committee members
  • Active in recruiting new members for the chapter
  • The commitment to making this 2021 term a very successful and fun year!

HSMAI Active Committees

    Amazing Hospitality Challenge: This event, held in April, combines networking with teambuilding and other games/challenges (Formerly our Annual Spring Fling).

    Annual Awards Gala: This is our year-end event that celebrates our chapter accomplishments, our members and honors our Awards of Excellence recipients.

    Career Center: This committee oversees and manages the on-line chapter Career Center.

    Chinese Auction: This industry event is our biggest fundraiser of the year, held in July of each year.

    Collegiate Relations: This committee is responsible for promoting HSMAI to potential student members and liaising with these students to provide mentoring and internship opportunities.

    Communications: This committee serves as the editorial staff for the production of the quarterly HSMAI e-newsletter. The committee also oversees the chapter website, social media, public relations and marketing efforts and the Annual Frank Berkman Chapter Awards of Excellence submissions.

    Community Outreach: This committee plans and coordinates community service/volunteer projects throughout the year and serves as a liaison with HSMAI's “Charity of the Year” projects.

    Education/Programs: This committee provides beneficial learning experience and leadership growth opportunities for members by planning and implementing all chapter education programs.

    Golf Tournament: This committee plans and implements the annual HSMAI/MPI "Birdies, Beers and Bogies" HospitaliTee Golf Tournament, held in September/October of each year.

    Government Relations: This committee serves as HSMAI's liaison with the Arizona Lodging and Tourism Association and keeps members abreast of legislative and government issues affecting our industry.

    Host & Hospitality: This committee welcomes members and prospective members at monthly meetings and events, assists with registration, solicits raffle prize donations for our monthly meetings, sells raffle tickets and calls members each month to remind them of our monthly meetings and events.

    Membership: This committee develops, promotes and maintains our membership and develops initiatives to provide members with benefits and return on investment (ROI).

    Sponsorship: This committee is responsible for overseeing the chapter sponsorship program to include soliciting corporate members and ensuring that all donors receive the appropriate benefits and recognition in return for their sponsorship.

Thank you for your participation and
support of our association!