Project Management Institute Announces 2011 Board of Directors and Officers

Oct 11, 2010, 16:22 ET from Project Management Institute

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Project Management Institute (PMI), the world's leading project management member association, announced its 2011 Board of Directors and Officers at the PMI® Global Congress 2010—North America.  The PMI Board of Directors, elected by the membership, serves as the governing body of PMI and is comprised of 15 elected directors-at-large who serve three-year terms.  Three of those directors are elected by their peers to serve as officers of PMI.

Three new directors have been elected for the 2011-2013 term:

Steve DelGrosso, MSC, PMP of Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

Herman Gonzalez, PMP of Toronto, Canada

Diane White, MA, SCM, PMP of Tampa, Florida, USA

Elected for their leadership and project management excellence, their business acumen and their commitment to PMI and its members, these directors will fill the spots left by outgoing directors Fred Arnold, PMI Fellow, PMI; Kathleen Romero, MBA, PMP; and Yanping Chen, MD, PhD, PMP.  

Two directors were re-elected for the 2011-2013 term:

William Moylan, PhD, PMP of Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA

Beth Partleton, PMP of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

They will serve with the following returning directors:

Eugene (Gene) Bounds, PMP of Alexandria, Virginia, USA

Shirley Edwards, PMP of Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

Jane Farley, MSc, FPMINZ, PMP of Auckland, New Zealand

Deanna Landers, MBA, PMP of Aurora, Colorado, USA

Louis J. Mercken, PMI Fellow, PMP of Beveren-Melsele, Belgium

John Mihalic, PMP of Ashburn, Virginia, USA

Peter Monkhouse, BSc(Eng), MBA, PEng, PMP of Toronto, Canada

Frank Parth, MS, MSSM, MBA, PMP of Mission Viejo, California, USA

Vijay Prasad, MS, PMP of Hyderabad, India

Ricardo Triana, PMP of Aventura, Florida, USA

The incoming officers for 2011 are:

Chair – Beth Partleton

Vice Chair – Peter Monkhouse

Secretary/Treasurer and Chair of the Performance Oversight Committee – Deanna Landers

In addition, Jane Farley was elected Chair of the Strategic Planning and Program Alignment Committee.

"2011 will be a year of invigorating change and progress as organizations increasingly leverage project management excellence to meet expected outcomes and, internally, PMI will welcome a new president and CEO in Mark A. Langley," said Gregory Balestrero, president and CEO of PMI. "We thank our departing board directors and embrace our new directors as part of an international group of experienced and dedicated individuals who volunteer their time and talent to advance the profession and association."  

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