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Mi-GMIS Committees


The Mi-GMIS Board leads the various committees listed below.  Although the committees are board-led, we encourage and welcome non-board member participation.  

Help us make the organization great!

Awards Committee - Craig Paull, Chair

Select Recipients from Award Nominations for IT Professional of the Year, Best IT Project, and Best Security Project of the Year.

Members:

  • Michael Nofs - City of Battle Creek
  • Lisa Nowak - Logicalis

By-Laws Committee - Craig Paull, Chair

Review and revise Mi-GMIS By-Laws to meet current requirements.

Members:

  • Charles Norton, Mi-GMIS Vice President - Van Buren County
  • Jeff Small - Great Lakes Water Authority

Branding / Website Committee - Diane Gregor, Chair

Promote Mi-GMIS and its benefits.  Modernize the Mi-GMIS website and improve its functionality.

Members:

  • Colleen Hinzmann, Mi-GMIS Executive Secretary - Monroe County
  • Craig Paull - Kent County
  • Deb Fett, Mi-GMIS Past President - Ingham County

Communications Committee - Colleen Hinzmann, Chair

Communicate with our current and future membership through press releases, social media and the Mi-GMIS website.

Members:

  • Craig Paull - Kent County
  • Deb Fett, Mi-GMIS Past President - Ingham County
  • Diane Gregor, Mi-GMIS President - Livingston County
  • Michael Nofs, City of Battle Creek

Finance Committee - David Holcomb, Chair

Plan and maintain the organization's finances.

Members:

  • Deb Fett, Mi-GMIS Past President - Ingham County
  • Jeff Small - Great Lakes Water Authority
  • Randy VanAtter - Allegan County
  • Rob Petty - City of Novi

Location & Accommodations - Rob Petty, Chair

Identify appropriate locations for the Mi-GMIS Fall conference.  Work with the facility to ensure meals and accommodations meet and exceed the needs of our government and vendor attendees.

Members:

  • Dan Rainey - Detroit Water and Sewerage
  • EJ Widun- Oakland County

Membership Committee - Michael Nofs, Chair

Promote Mi-GMIS and recruit new members.

Members:

  • Charles Norton, Mi-GMIS Vice President - Van Buren County
  • Everett Root - State of Michigan

Membership Education/Enrichment Committee - EJ Widun, Chair

Identify and engage educational opportunities for Mi-GMIS membership.

Members:

  • Charles Norton, Mi-GMIS Vice President - Van Buren County
  • Jeff Small - Great Lakes Water Authority

Networking Events Committee - Dan Rainey, Chair

Research and coordinate available networking events for the Fall Conference.

Member:

  • Randy VanAtter - Allegan County

Nominations Committee - Diane Gregor, Chair

Processes the board nominations.

  • Colleen Hinzmann, Mi-GMIS Executive Secretary - Monroe County
  • Craig Paull - Kent County
  • Deb Fett, Mi-GMIS Past President - Ingham County

Prizes Committee - Dan Rainey, Chair

Discover and select conference gift(s) and conference conclusion door prizes.

Member:

  • Matt Fosdick - Branch County

Registration Committee - Diane Gregor, Chair

Ensure that the registration materials, supplies and transport mechanisms are available for the conference.

Members:

  • Colleen Hinzmann, Mi-GMIS Executive Secretary - Monroe County
  • Craig Paull - Kent County
  • Deb Fett, Mi-GMIS Past President - Ingham County
  • Lisa Nowak - Logicalis

Sessions Committee - Deb Fett, Chair

Plan, organize, and coordinate conference sessions.

Members:

  • Everett Root, Assistant Chair - State of Michigan
  • Andy Brush - State of Michigan
  • Colleen Hinzmann - Monroe County
  • Dan Rainey - Detroit Water and Sewerage
  • David Hackett - Calhoun County
  • Diane Gregor, Mi-GMIS President - Livingston County
  • EJ Widun - Oakland County
  • Jeff Small - Great Lakes Water Authority
  • Kathi Weigold - Clinton County
  • Tim Miles - Livingston County

Vendor Relations / Registration - Lisa Nowak, Chair

Make the vendor registration process as intuitive and efficient as possible.  Work with the vendors to ensure a pleasant conference for government attendees as well as our vendor partners.  

Members:

  • Colleen Hinzmann, Mi-GMIS Executive Secretary - Monroe County
  • Diane Gregor, Mi-GMIS President - Livingston County
  • Tim Miles - Livingston County


Mi-GMIS
P.O. Box 772
Howell, MI  48844

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