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Help Plan the 2017 Crain Leadership Summit

Have you already attended and want to bring your creative ideas to next year's program? Serve on the Crain Executive Board! We are currently accepting applications for the 2016-2017 board, so fill out the Crain Executive Board Application by Friday, April 22 at 7 p.m. to apply. For additional details about serving on the Crain Executive Board, contact Rashad Givhan at rgivhan@smu.edu.

Summit Director – responsible for overseeing all operations of the Crain Executive Board, including but not limited to:

  1. Working closely with CEL staff advisor to plan, implement, and execute the Crain Leadership Summit
  2. Communicating with all Executive Board members
  3. Working closely with Program Coordinator to select summit programs and create the agenda and assessment
  4. Scheduling and conducting regular meetings, trainings, and retreats
  5. Ensuring team cohesion, synergy, and effectiveness

Program Coordinator - responsible for all aspects of summit programming, including but not limited to:

  1. Coordinating the call for programs and soliciting presenters
  2. Selecting summit programs
  3. Coordinating the Crain Case Study Competition (selecting topics, judges, scoring, etc.)
  4. Creating the agenda and assessment

Logistics Coordinator (2) - responsible for all aspects of summit logistics, including but not limited to:

  1. Reserving space for all summit sessions
  2. Facilitating the room assignment process
  3. Working with CEL staff advisor to ensure all summit supplies are ordered
  4. Working with APPROVED VENDORS to select meals/snacks and handle catering contract
  5. Overseeing the summit registration process
  6. Working with the Program Coordinator to arrange the audio/visual needs at the facility, communicate with presenters about meetings, presentation times, etc., and assist with on-site setup needs

Marketing Coordinator (2) - responsible for all aspects of summit marketing, including but not limited to:

  1. Developing a summit theme and logo
  2. Creating the summit booklet
  3. Creating marketing and promotional materials
  4. Develop and launch a social media campaign throughout the fall semester and early spring semester
  5. Working with CEL staff advisor to maintain the summit website with up-to-date information and update the online registration form
  6. Coordinating all summit giveaways, raffles, and prizes
  7. Overseeing all aspects of the summit environment, such as music, decorations, and signage

Requirements of all Crain Executive Board members include:

  1. Previous attendance at Crain Leadership Summit
  2. Working with CEL staff advisor in fulfilling board responsibilities
  3. Attend weekly meetings throughout the fall semester and early spring semester (through the completion of the summit)
  4. Attendance and participation at the Crain Leadership Summit, including ensuring the summit runs smoothly
  5. Other duties as assigned

For Information or Questions
Contact Rashad Givhan at rgivhan@smu.edu, or stop by for a visit! The Community Engagement & Leadership Center is located in Hughes-Trigg (Suite 200).