A number of volunteer committees are chartered by PMI to advise the staff on issues based on their expertise.
Academic Member Advisory Group
This group works in partnership with Academic Resources staff to provide expert support for and recommendations regarding the array of programs and services provided by the PMI Academic Resources Department. It is a catalyst for PMI academic thought leadership and product leadership.
This group partners with PMI chapter development management to provide advice, support, and coaching to help recognize and deliver chapter value globally. It also assists with identifying critical learning and leadership opportunities for chapter volunteers at the Leadership Institute Meetings (LIM).
This panel facilitates learning and discussion centered around the PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct. The EMAG acts as product leader in creating tools and techniques to help stakeholder understanding and application of the Code.
The ISO Member Advisory Group (ISO MAG) works with PMI Standards staff in an advisory role primarily making recommendations for matters related to PMI’s participation in the International Organization for Standardization’s (ISO) Technical Committee 258 for Project, Programme, and Portfolio Management.
This group assists with the creation, direction, monitoring and execution of the awards program that recognizes professional excellence within the project management profession and/or service to the Institute.
Region Mentors help build strong local chapters by providing advice, guidance and leadership to PMI chapter leaders to develop their leadership capabilities and ensure member value delivery. They act as a resource with PMI staff regarding programs, policies and procedures that enable and focus chapters on operational success.
The Registered Education Program (R.E.P.) relies on guidance from this group to help with the overall execution of the R.E.P. program and related operational responsibilities. This includes assistance in developing and updating R.E.P. criteria and policies and initiatives to increase value to participants.
This group advises the standards staff on all matters related to the governance and management of the PMI Standards Program. This includes communication with volunteers engaged in standards development, input into standards content and playing a defined role in the PMI consensus process under which PMI is accredited by ANSI.
These volunteers partner with PMI IT staff and serve as subject matter experts to provide guidance and recommendations on information technology strategy and matters, while ensuring alignment to PMI’s IT Enterprise Architecture Strategy.