We are looking for Leaders in the chapter to join the Board of Directors
"It is a great way to sharpen and hone your leadership and strategy abilities and contribute to the advancement of the Project Management profession"
We have some great opportunities for you to contribute to the chapter, network with project management colleagues and leaders in the industry, give back to the profession and the community, earn PDUs and gain valuable leadership experience in the process!
Board positions do require a commitment of time that varies by role. Each role has multiple committees and AVPs to support them. Board roles are meant to be strategic in nature, though may require some tactical work at times. Average time commitment is approximately 5 hours per week.
The PMI Mass Bay Chapter will be holding elections for the following Officer positions for 2 year terms beginning July 1, 2018.
Call for Board of Director Nominations 2018
Currently filled By Phil Cartagena
The Executive Vice President (EVP) is the "Chief Operations Officer" and is responsible for setting strategy and overseeing the day to day operations of the Chapter and all Operational Portfolios. This includes activities such as the development and delivery of operations related to Chapter meetings, mentorship programs, membership services, and other Board of Directors (BOD) approved areas of scope. This role is supported by and responsible for the Mentor Program Committee. This person will work hand in hand with the President to ensure the BOD is meeting its prescribed objectives.
Currently filled by John Todd in interim capacity
John has served on the Board for the past 4 years and will be stepping down this year. For more information about leading the Professional Development Team, please contact John directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. John will remain involved to successfully transition this role.
The VP Professional Development is responsible for developing and overseeing implementation of a comprehensive professional development strategy, plan and processes that align with the learning and networking needs of our membership. This role sets short and long term integrated plans to provide both strategic advantage and optimized operations needed by the Chapter. Committees and additional leadership roles supporting this person include Education and Programming, Events, Speakers, Roundtables, Mentoring, Study Groups, PM 2020 and Credentialing.
Currently filled by Sriram Rajagopalan
The VP Marketing and Communications develops and oversees implementation of a comprehensive marketing and integrated communications strategy and processes in alignment with the short and long term goals of the Chapter. The chapter website, eblasts, and newsletters are examples of deliverables managed under this VP. This role is supported by a third party marketing consultant and our chapter administrative team. Committees and leadership positions supporting this role include Social Media, Communications, and Advertising.
Currently filled by Jennifer Robinson
The VP Volunteers operates as a Human Resource lead for the chapter. This role is responsible for developing and overseeing the volunteer strategy, systems and processes and setting short and long term integrated plans to provide a sustainable volunteer base. Since we are a volunteer organization, this role is critical to our success. PMI.org provides an automated Volunteer system to support recruiting of new volunteers and posting of opportunities. Committees and additional leadership roles supporting this role include Membership and Volunteers.
Currently filled by Phil Cartagena in interim capacity
Phil has served in this role for 2 years and is currently dividing his time between the VP Finance and EVP roles. Phil is running for the EVP role in 2018.
The VP Finance and Treasurer is responsible for overseeing and maintaining all chapter financial documentation and is the Treasurer of record for the chapter. This role develops and oversees the implementation of fiscal policies, procedures, and guidelines and provides financial guidance and input on strategy, ensuring endeavors of the Chapter are executed in a financially responsible manner. We use QuickBooks to record expenditures and budgets and have a third party accountant who files our taxes and forms. Committees and additional leadership roles supporting this role include Budgets and Finance.
Download Nomination Form
Elections and Nomination Process for 2018
Submit your Name for a Position(s)
To submit your name for nomination consideration, please follow the following process.
- Download and complete the nomination form.
- Submit completed nomination Form and any supporting documents to the Elections Committee at email@example.com.
- Please make certain that your forms are completed and submitted by December 31, 2017. Incomplete and late forms will be handled at the discretion of the Elections Committee.
Qualification Screening and Interview
Once the nomination packets are received, the Elections Committee will arrange a phone interview with each qualified candidate.
Marketing of Nominees
Candidates will be announced in Chapter Marketing and at Chapter Events as they are confirmed by the Nominations Committee..
Candidates will be offered opportunity to speak at Chapter events in January, February and Professional Development Day North 2018 in March..
Voting Begins: Ballots will be emailed to members of record March 23, 2018.
Voting Closes: April 23, 2018.
Election Results Announced online:April 24, 2016.
Serving in a Board position is an excellent opportunity to give back to the Project Management Community and improve the Chapter. We encourage all interested parties to step forward and complete a nomination form.