Nominations & Elections


The North Carolina Chapter of the Society of Government Meeting Professionals is looking for leaders! Nominations are now being accepted for all five elected positions on the 2021-2023 North Carolina Chapter Board of Directors.  The incoming chapter board shall be sworn in during the chapter meeting/event nearest to, but before July 1, 2021. Their term of office will run from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023. If you wish to be considered as a candidate, or wish to nominate someone else, the nomination form and information on the nominations & elections process may be found at The nominations period will remain open until 5:00pm local time on March 12, 2021.  

The chapter’s Nominations & Elections Committee is responsible for arranging and overseeing the chapter elections process. Should you have any additional questions, contact Erica Quillet, the committee chair, at [email protected].      

Any chapter member in good standing for at least six months (in the category noted below) prior to nomination shall qualify for nomination to and election on the chapter board of directors:

  • President (Government Planner or Contract Planner)
  • First Vice President (Government Planner or Contract Planner)
  • Second Vice President (Supplier)
  • Secretary* (Government Planner or Contract Planner)
  • Treasurer* (Supplier or Contract Planner)

*An exception may be made to allow a government planner to serve as chapter treasurer, provided that an supplier or associate supplier is serving as chapter secretary (and vice versa), thus not altering the ratio of planners/suppliers on the Chapter Board. 

SGMP has made several revisions to the bylaws and policies affecting chapter elections since this chapter’s last election. This year’s timeline has also been revised. Key nominations & elections process deadlines this year are the following:

  • Chapter nominations must close by 3/12/21
  • Chapter membership online voting opens on 3/25/21
  • Chapter membership online voting closes at 5:00pm ET on 3/31/21
  • Chapter election results are announced to entire chapter by 4/2/21
  • New chapter board members must be installed by 6/30/21
  • Code of Ethics form (signed by all new chapter board members) must be received at SGMP by 7/31/21      



Download the Nomination Form HERE and return to Erica Quillet by March 12, 2021 at 5 p.m.