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Body of Knowledge Goal:
Best Practices Committee - The SMRP Best Practices Committee is working toward achieving the goal of having the SMRP become the provider of choice for M&R knowledge by developing maintenance and reliability metrics utilizing common terminology and standardized M&R terms and definitions. The Best Practices Committee is part of the Define the Body of Knowledge Goal.
Benchmarking Committee - The SMRP Benchmarking Committee drives the benchmarking paradigm forward to the benefit of the M&R community by developing tools, such as benchmarking surveys, evaluations, on-line resources and road maps, to help our members achieve performance goals. The Benchmarking Committee is part of the Define the Body of Knowledge Goal.
M&R Body of Knowledge Committee - researches and identifies the skills and knowledge of the maintenance and reliability profession to provide a trusted professional development reference for individuals and organizations. That reference, A Guide to the Maintenance and Reliability Body of Knowledge is the basis for Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) examination question specifications and future SMRP examinations and standards.
Certify/Set Standards Goal:
SMRPCO - The Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals Certifying Organization (SMRPCO) is organized for fostering high standards of ethical and professional practice in the delivery of services through a recognized, credible credentialing program that assures the competency of practitioners of the Profession. Volunteers are crucial to furthering the mission of SMRPCO. Any CMRP wishing to participate can become involved in a variety of areas, including question writing, marketing, proctoring exams, and much more.
Standards Committee - The SMRP Standards Committee serves the SMRP membership and M&R community at large by surveying existing standards, mapping them to the SMRP body of knowledge and organizing them in a searchable database for our community, by assessing the body of existing standards to identify content gaps relative to the SMRP Body of Knowledge, and, where applicable, by working with other committees to create ANSI accredited SMRP standards.
Academic Liaison Committee - The Academic Liaison Committee is promoting and educating the academic world of the opportunities and needs of our membership to develop and execute curriculum targeted at grooming maintenance and reliability professionals as an area of focus in our colleges, universities, and technical schools. The Academic Liaison Committee is part of the Educate Goal.
Conference Committee - The Conference committee organizes the premier annual reliability event in the industry. This is the event where practitioners come to learn from practitioners, to benchmark, and to network. This committee selects everything from the entertainment to the theme to insure the best experience possible. The Conference Committee is part of the Educate Goal.
Executive Meetings and Workshop Committee - The Executive Meetings and Workshop Committee identifies and schedules locations where attendees can visit world class practitioners within their facilities to learn how other practitioners are advancing the cause of maintenance and reliability. This committee also creates a workshop schedule where attendees are exposed to the very best educational materials for practitioners that the industry has to offer. The Executive Meetings and Workshop Committee is part of the Educate Goal.
Executive Summit Committee - The Executive Summit Committee is creating a new SMRP offering designed for the senior leadership of your company with the hopes of providing a forum for the exchange of reliability information that is pertinent to your corporate leaders. This committee will schedule and locate senior leadership event on a yearly basis. The Executive Summit Committee is part of the Educate Goal.
Scholarship Committee - The scholarship committee is promoting SMRP and Reliability through the gift of an annual scholarship. This committee sets up the process for receiving a scholarship as well as the criteria and selection. The Scholarship Committee is part of the Educate Goal.
Improve Member Services Goal:
Chapter Development Committee - Improves the process to form a chapter, develops and recommends chapter policies, identifies critical information to be communicated to chapter leaders regularly, identifies subjects for annual chapter leader training. This committee meets yearly at the SMRP annual conference to bring forward success stories, struggles and concerns to the table and to meet with the SMRP Board of Directors. Plan to meet as needed up to 4 times a year by conference call.
Communications Committee - is responsible for providing the most valuable, enriched, and up to date information to the SMRP membership; as well as working with all other working committees and directorates in support of their communications needs with members and potential members. The Communications Committee consists of a Communications Chairperson, Associate Chairperson, and various committee members. By specifically focusing on communications channels such as the web site, the Solutions Newsletter, direct mail, and electronic mail the communications committee is effectively able to meet the needs of the organization and membership alike.
Membership Committee - The Membership Committee identifies target groups for potential SMRP membership, helps develop membership recruitment and retention programs, develops and recommends membership policies, periodically reviews member trends and studies of why companies join or terminate membership. The membership Committee is part of the Improve Member Services Goal.
Industry Partner Relations Committee - This committee actively recruits new supplier members and communicates with existing supplier members to get ideas on how SMRP Membership can add more value to their business. Committee also works in conjunction with the conference committee to address exhibitors (Industry Partner Members) questions and concerns and to recruit existing supplier members to exhibit at the conference, and communicates sponsorship opportunities at the conference to supplier members.
Marketing Committee - This committee is charged with enhancing all Society programs, services, communications and products with targeted, measurable, and effective strategies. This committee collaborates with all other SMRP committees and directorates to learn their annual strategic goals and to advise on the most strategic supporting marketing plans.
Diversity Committee - The Diversity Committee members are charged with continously understanding the issues of diversity and examining diversity best practices to continuously review our policies, practices and culture for member inclusiveness, and our recruitment/retention programs. We work cooperatively with the other SMRP Committees to develop and implement initiatives that effectively serve our organization and its members by striving to develop an inclusive environment so that our membership reflects the communities we serve. If you would like to get involved with this committee, click here to let us know.