Board of Directors
Establishes the Society's business policies and strategic direction. SME members interested in being considered for a seat on the Board may apply by submitting an application (MS Word)
. More InfoExecutive Committee
Serves as the lead officers of the SME Board of Directors, meeting when the Board is not in session to make operational decisions on the procedures of the Society. More InfoMember Council
Formulates recommendations to the Board of Directors relative to Society membership recruitment, retention and engagement. SME members interested in being considered for a seat on the Member Council can click here (MS Word)
to apply. More InfoMember Council Committees
Enhance communications so that member engagement is improved throughout SME through three focused committees:
Lead communication between SME and local chapters, ensuring each chapter has tools for success. There are three types of membership consultants: senior, student and special-purpose.
Local Chapter Leaders
Consists of a chapter chair, chair-elect, secretary
who help motivate, organize, build enthusiasm and bring manufacturing together...locally. The chapter leaders oversee membership recruitment and retention endeavors, as well as coordinate the chapter's strategic planning efforts, helping guide the chapter through its short-term and long-term goals.
International Director/Member Council Nominating Committee
Identifies, evaluates and nominates candidates for the Member Council and the SME Board of Directors. Members interested in being considered for a seat on this committee can click here (MS Word)
to apply.International Awards & Recognition Committee
Administers the Society's world-class awards and Fellows programs, which recognize individuals and companies for manufacturing excellence. More InfoCertification Oversight & Appeals Committee
Oversees SME certifications and ensures they are continuously updated and improved to meet industry needs. The committee is also responsible for guiding the investigation and development of any new certifications under consideration. More Info
The Volunteer Leaders' Toolkit is designed to help you be a more effective volunteer leader. If you have any questions, concerns or would like to contribute to this toolkit, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.