Committee and Volunteer Opportunities

CMAA Committees

CMAA currently has 10 committees comprised of volunteer leaders. Learn more about the specific committees and their charges for FY20 below. Then simply fill out the Volunteer Form here and click Submit once it is complete. A CMAA staff member will contact you if your skills and interests match an available opportunity.

CMIT Committee (CMCI)
The committee sets goals and objectives, provides insight, writes exam questions, and conducts outreach for the Construction Manager-in-Training (CMIT) certificate program.  

CODE Committee  
FY20 Charges: Promote an open and inclusive culture at CMAA, specifically by helping to identify programs, speakers, and under-represented groups for exposure during national conferences.

Exam Review Committee (CMCI)
Reviews draft questions submitted by CCM Champions for the CCM exam.

Government Advocacy Committee
FY20 Charges: Monitor U.S. jurisdictions for possible legislation or regulatory activity regarding licensing/registration of construction management. Monitor U.S. jurisdictions for legislation/regulation affecting construction management services on state or local projects. Monitor FAR and DFAR for proposed changes/revisions affecting construction management services to the federal government. Serve as advocates on these or related topics as requested.

Membership/Marketing Committee
FY20 Charges: To identify prospective members and develop relationships within those organizations. Recruit new members and steward existing members while leveraging relationships to solidify connection to CMAA.

Nominating Committee
FY20 Charges: Identify a slate of candidates for the general membership to approve for vacancies on the Board of Directors.

Professional Development Committee
FY20 Charges: Develop conference educational programs. Provide continuing and periodic forums for the exchange of experience, information, and ideas among members. The committee shall be responsible for identifying needs and providing ongoing educational programs to keep members informed on issues relating to the management of the construction process.

Regional Chapters Committee
FY20 Charges: Serve as mentors to current chapter leaders and as judges for the Chapter of the Year Awards. Assist in identifying content for delivery at the Chapter Leader Meetings.

Stackable Credentials Committee (CMCI)
The committee sets goals and objectives, provides insight, writes exam questions, and conducts outreach for the CMCI stackable certificate programs.  

Standards of Practice Committee
FY20 Charges: To review the need for publications and to provide a review of the manuals and publications issued by the Association.

Ad Hoc Opportunities

CMAA has a growing need for "on-call" volunteer instructors, speakers, mentors, and content creators. Review the opportunities below. Then simply fill out the Volunteer Form here and click Submit once it is complete. A CMAA staff member will contact you if your skills and interests match an available opportunity.

  • ABET Program Evaluator (PEV) - Individuals can become involved in the CM accreditation process as ABET program evaluators.  
  • CCM Champion - The CCM Champion program recognizes CCMs who are actively promoting the CCM and CMIT credentials. Get involved by presenting application seminars for the CCM and CMIT, mentoring students and early career professionals, and/or writing questions for the CCM exam.
  • Content Creator/Curator - CMAA is always looking for new content and fresh ideas. Help your industry by writing articles, whitepapers, instructional content, creating videos, interviewing industry professionals, providing infographics, or participating in publication validation conferences.
  • Teaching - CMAA continually offers state-of-the-practice programs designed to meet the needs of construction managers. We need your training expertise to develop and present courses, conference sessions, and webinars in all specialties within the construction management profession.  
  • Course Instructor - Public speaking, knowledge of CMAA Standards of Practice and general knowledge of design and construction.  
  • Conference Education Session Speaker - Submit education session topic through CMAA RFP process.
  • Webinar Presenter - Public speaking, knowledge of CMAA Standards of Practice and general knowledge of design and construction.