Jill Hope, CPSM, Healthcare Marketing Manager at EYP
Current SMPS Houston President | SMPS Member since 1998
Why did you want to be on the board? Having been a member of the Houston Chapter almost 20 years, I have served in many capacities on the Board at various times. I am always rewarded by these experiences. It is a natural course to engage at a higher level, leverage one’s membership, share ideas and be a resource for fellow members. I hope my passion, commitment to and gratitude for our chapter has been and will be evident in all of my participation.
What do you hope to accomplish as director/chair? I am looking forward to collaborating with a stellar Board to generate great value in networking, programming and education for our membership.
What advice would you give to someone interested in becoming a board member? Being a member of the Board is a way to be connected, influential and give back. If a member has been involved on a committee(s) for a while and looking to take that next step, they should absolutely strive to be on the Board. I always encourage others to find ways to leverage their SMPS membership to gain exposure to things they may not get to experience in their day jobs. This can help develop a well-rounded set of skills to help grow their career.
Why do you love SMPS? SMPS has played a significant part in the progression of my career. I love SMPS for the extensive network of like-minded professionals and friends it has provided. SMPS Houston has afforded me opportunities to learn, contribute, lead, serve and ignite my passion for marketing in the AEC industry.